In December 2019, LK Group launched the world's largest 6000T ultra-large intelligent die casting unit to the market. It provides the solution to reduce the parts from 70 to 1 by one shot, which has brought a disruptive impact and profound technological change to the new energy automobile industry and 5G communication industry.
Aludyne announced today that it has acquired Shiloh Industries’ CastLight division. The CastLight acquisition strengthens and expands Aludyne’s position as a lightweighting solutions provider. Aludyne will further diversify its customer base and add new facilities in the US, Netherlands, Poland and China.
Europe wants to become the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 with the help of the European Green Deal. A major milestone is the reduction of CO2 emissions by 55 % already by 2030 compared to 1990. This affects energy-intensive industries in particular, which now have to bear the costs of CO2 emissions in addition to rising energy prices. The company STIHL Magnesium Die Casting saves 85 % CO2 with a heat recovery system, compared to a conventional hall heating system.
In June 2021, Xiongbang Die-casting (Nantong) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Wencan Co., Ltd., held the ceremony of a large-scale integrated die casting project. Since then, the cooperation project of 7 sets of super-large intelligent die casting units of LK Group & Wencan Co., Ltd. has officially entered the implementation stage.
The automotive industry is striving to meet the challenges of a changing marketplace. Meanhwile, production processes are evolving to create lighter vehicles from larger and more complex die cast parts. As a supplier of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead die cast parts, Gurelan covers the latest developments in pressure die casting and injection molding for automotive applications.
Vacuum impregnation was developed over 70 years ago to seal porosity in cast metal parts. While the demand for the technology has grown over this time, the process was essentially unchanged from the 1950s through the beginning of the 21st century. Then came a turning point: in less than two decades, significant improvements have been made in safety and production quality.
Alongside developments in times of pandemic and environmental issues, automation is one of the major topics that concern the industry. How does this trend influence the foundry sector? Dr. Alexander German, Director of AED Automation, answers this question in our exclusive interview.
BYD has celebrated a significant production milestone by becoming one of the first new energy vehicle manufacturers globally to produce one million electric passenger cars. The one-millionth car, the Han EV, rolled off the production line today at BYD's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Shenzhen.