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 2019

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 improve­ment in the cur­rent busi­ness situ­ation and expect­a­tions for the next six months are equally respons­ible for an increase of FISI. Nev­er­the­less, mater­ial short­ages threaten to impair the import­ant recov­ery process.

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European Foundry Industry Sentiment

The cur­rent busi­ness situ­ation of the European foundry industry con­tin­ues to improve, while the prob­lems and uncer­tain­ties related to vac­cin­a­tions and the third infec­tion wave, as well as the sup­ply short­ages of semi­con­duct­ors in the auto­mot­ive sec­tor, are dampen­ing the expectations.

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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