Nyrstar is in the midst of a tangible evolution and this is also noticeable at their site in Pelt. In recent months, the smelter perfected the quality of its zinc alloy, also known as zamak: a product found in cars, computers, hinges and clothing zips.
At Franken Guss, individualized sword grips for fencing were manufactured additively using selective laser melting. Since this process enables the production of very small batch sizes, additive manufacturing allows the company to open up new industries.
Gränges has achieved ASI Performance Standard certification with Provisional status for its casting and rolling operations at its Gränges Finspång AB plant in Sweden. The facility produces aluminum products since 1922.
Küttner Savelli S.r.l. recently changed its legal company name, coming back to the original one Savelli Technologies S.r.l. (SAVELLI for common use) due to the new corporate structure which sees the German partner Küttner Holding GmbH & Co. KG holding 50 % of its shares and the newly established Savelli Holding S.r.l. holding the other 50 % of shares.
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Since 1946, Fondarex contributed to the successful implementation of thousands of projects in vacuum die casting. Initially established as a HPDC foundry in Montreux, Switzerland in 1946, for over 30 years the company produced high-quality castings for the automotive and household appliances industries with half a dozen die casting machines.