European Foundry Industry Sentiment

Septem­ber 2021: Facing chal­lenges on many fronts In Septem­ber, the European Foundry Sen­ti­ment Indic­ator (FISI) roughly main­tained its pre­vi­ous month’s level. The mar­ginal decrease of 0.1 points brings the index to a value of 109.6. A slightly improved...

Alarm­ing Raw Mater­i­als and Energy Costs Situation

The cur­rent global devel­op­ments in the raw mater­i­als and energy mar­kets rep­res­ent a sig­ni­fic­ant threat to European foundry industry con­tinu­ity. Without imme­di­ate polit­ical action, the eco­nomic recov­ery and future of skilled indus­trial work­force is...

CAEF Year­book 2020 published

​Data of unique scope and depth show the impact of the Covid-19 pan­demic on European foundries. While the European pro­duc­tion of non-fer­rous metals decreased by 19.2 % over­all, the pro­duc­tion of iron, nod­u­lar iron and steel cast­ings decreased by 19.8 %...

Chiara Danieli is elec­ted CAEF Pres­id­ent 2022

​ On 24 and 25 Septem­ber 2021 the annual CAEF Coun­cil meet­ing was held in Bil­bao (Spain). CAEF mem­ber asso­ci­ations from sev­eral European coun­tries joined the event hos­ted by the Span­ish Foundry Asso­ci­ation FEAF, Fed­era­ción Española Asociaciones...

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