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.
The European Foundry Industry Sentiment fell slightly in October. The European foundries´ assessment of the current business situation was somewhat worse than in the previous month. By contrast, the outlook has improved slightly, but remains on a low level.
Luis Filipe Villas-Boas, President of the CAEF Executive Committee, presented the current status and perspectives of the European foundry industry in the opening lecture of the 9th Foundry Forum