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.
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
September 2019: The business climate in the European foundry industry drops slightly in September. Foundries were once again less satisfied with their ongoing business, and their expectations for the next six months remained sceptical.