Inter­na­tional exchange of apprentices

CAEF pro­motes an unbur­eau­cratic exchange of appren­tices in Europe.

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Select images and videos from the foundry industry, all free to use for edit­or­ial and edu­ca­tional purposes.

The European Foundry Industry 2020

Annual stat­ist­ics and national reports by the Com­mis­sion for eco­nom­ics & statistics

Cast­ing — Never end­ing value

The cast­ing pro­cess is used to make com­plex shapes
by pour­ing mol­ten metal into a mould.

Cast­ing industry moves lives

Foundries sup­ply all sec­tors of the mod­ern world, includ­ing the auto­mot­ive, aerospace, power gen­er­a­tion, rail­way, pet­ro­chem­ical, med­ical, defence and marine.

CAEF — The European Foundry Association

Umbrella organ­isa­tion of the European foundry industry, estab­lished in 1953. CAEF deals with eco­nomic, tech­nical, legal, and social issues. Its mem­ber­ship includes the national foundry asso­ci­ations from 22 European countries.

News

European Foundry Industry Sentiment

The European Foundry Industry Sen­ti­ment Indic­ator (FISI) moves side­ways in Devem­ber. A minor improve­ment by 0.1 points brings the index to a value of 103.1 points. Thus, it is the second month in a row without major changes in the over­all cal­cu­la­tion. How­ever, single com­pon­ents of the FISI develop differently. 

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European Foundry Industry Sentiment

The European Foundry Industry Sen­ti­ment Indic­ator (FISI) moves side­ways in Novem­ber. A minor improve­ment by 0.2 points brings the index to a value of 103.0 points. While busi­ness expect­a­tions for the next six months have declined again, assess­ments of the cur­rent busi­ness situ­ation sur­pris­ingly increased in Novem­ber. Over­all, both factors equal­ise each other in the cal­cu­la­tion of the FISI.

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Events

General Secretariat
CAEF - The European Foundry Association

Hansaallee 203
40549 Düsseldorf
Germany

tel: +49 (0)211 6871 217
fax: +49 (0)211 6871 40217
e-mail: info@caef.eu