The foundry industry has been turned upside down more than ever before by the Corona pandemic. Can the massive challenges be overcome and if so, how? The industry experts Prof. Dr. Sven Roeren and Johannes Messer provide relevant insights and point out an initial scale for the German foundry industry.
Berlin, too, has understood it: Lightweight design opens up new technical possibilities. Undersecretary Werner Loscheider of the Federal Ministry of Economics called it a "gamechanger" at the 9th Landshut Lightweight Construction Colloquium.
The latest cluster meeting at the Landshut University of Applied Sciences, hosted by the Automotive Cluster, the New Materials Cluster and the University's Lightweight Cluster, focused entirely on magnesium as a lightweight metal. The speakers showed the lightweight construction potential of magnesium castings and sheet-metal parts.