EUROGUSS MEXICO Virtual Weeks 2021
The Role of Foundries in Volatile Markets and Crises
Prof Dr Sven Roeren focusses on the specific role of foundries in volatile markets and crises.
Two aspects are relevantfor the specific relo of foundreis within complex global production chains these days. On the one hand, casting processes are dedicated to big investments, regarding the requirements of several markets for more and more complex structured parts. This leads to the undeniable nedd of foll utilization and maximum workload to compensate the high amount of fixed costs. On the other hand, casting processes described the first process steps within a long chain of several other processes. The trend of focusing more and more than one customer or industrial sectors (which in general the only appropiate approach,) leads to a mental, topic and time related distance to the final market. When we see the currents conditions of economy, these trends and observations lead to diverse ideas how to deal with this situation. Some insights and aspects are given in the speech.
Speaker: Prof Dr Sven Roeren, Managing Partner at roeren GmbH
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