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 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.
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?