The concept paper "Aluminum casting: Success story part 2" created by Johannes Messer Consulting describes the past, comments on the present and motivates for the future of the aluminum casting industry. We spoke to business owner Johannes Messer about the contents, findings and recommendations of the paper.
The Forum Gießerei-Industrie had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To shorten the time until the event in June 2021, we organized an exciting discussion round in which German industry experts of foundrymen and machine manufacturers sent a clear message to politicians and pleaded for a joint fight against the crisis.
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.
While many uncertain forecasts have been made in recent weeks and months about the current development of the automotive industry, there is hardly any talk about the future demand for aluminum castings. In order to give the Al foundries an orientation for answering the upcoming strategic questions, an Al castings demand forecast 2020-2025 for Germany has been made.
As a cooperation project between NürnbergMesse and Vogel Communications Group, SPOTLIGHTMETAL is organizing the German-speaking event "Forum Gießerei-Industrie" in Würzburg (Germany) for the first time on June 14 and 15, 2021. The aim of the event is to give the industry "impetus from the crisis".
The foundry industry is undergoing an enormous transformation. A strongly volatile economic situation and increasing insolvencies are a major source of uncertainty for the industry. But what challenges will foundries face when and with what solutions can foundries prepare themselves?