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The European Foundry Industry 2021

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 

In April 2024, the European Foundry Industry Sen­ti­ment Indic­ator (FISI) exper­i­enced a decrease to 95.1 index points. After three con­sec­ut­ive increases for the FISI, the index exper­i­ences a decrease of 0.7 index points, set­tling at 95.1 points com­pared to 95.8 points in the pre­vi­ous month.

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European Foundry Industry Sentiment 

In March 2024, the European Foundry Industry Sen­ti­ment Indic­ator (FISI) exper­i­enced another increase, with an uptick to 95.8 index points. This devel­op­ment reflects the third con­sec­ut­ive increase for the FISI, the index exper­i­ences an increase of 1.8 points, set­tling at 95.8 com­pared to 94.0 in the pre­vi­ous month.

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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