The European Foundry Industry 2018

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

Image & Video Lib­rary

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

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.


European Foundry Industry Sen­ti­ment

August 2019: The European foundry industry sen­ti­ment did not improve in August. Both, the assess­ment of the cur­rent situ­ation and expect­a­tions for the com­ing six months have deteri­or­ated slightly.

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CAEF Forum 2019: Stra­tegic Trends and Best Prac­tices

For the very first time, CAEF organ­ised a lec­ture forum at GIFA on Fri­day, 28 June 2019. Many inter­ested vis­it­ors from all around the world listened to lec­tures of the CAEF Forum with focus on strategy and man­age­ment top­ics for the foundry industry.

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General Secretariat
CAEF - The European Foundry Association

Hansaallee 203
40549 Düsseldorf

tel: +49 (0)211 6871 217
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