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.
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.
CAEF was represented at the international foundry trade fair GIFA from 25 to 29 June 2019 and welcomed its member associations as well as their member companies.
Discover free images and videos of the foundry industry! Select contemporary images, all free to use for editorial and educational purposes.
From now on the CAEF General Conditions of Contracting can be downloaded in five different languages: Besides English, French, German and Italian, the Conditions are also available in Spanish.
Heiko Lickfett, the Secretary General of CAEF, talks with Foundry Planet about economics, environmental issues, processes and perspectives for the European foundry industry. Please find the Podcast and the entire interview at:
CAEF Forum at GIFA 2019 — Finalised Programme now available
CAEF representing the European Foundry Industry: Review of the Best Available Techniques (BREF) started
With the call for the re-activation of the Technical Working Group (TWG) in July 2018, the revision of the BREF (Best Available Techniques Reference Document) for the Smitheries and Foundries was launched. The TWG is the crucial panel in the BREF review process. In…
The European umbrella organisation also presents redesigned website.
Heiko Lickfett succeeds Max Schumacher as Secretary General of CAEF as of 01.01.2019. CAEF is the umbrella organisation of the national European foundry associations.