06Mar

NADCA 2014 Executive Conference February 23, 2014

It is that time of year and the North American Die Casting Association has just completed another successful Executive Conference in sunny Marco Island, Florida at the Marriot Resort.

This meeting is an annual gathering for those in the die casting industry and attendance at the Conference has increased each year since 2009. At this Conference, top management has the opportunity to discuss pertinent issues with their peers and there are discussion forums in specialized areas of the die casting industry.


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20Feb

NADCA Spotlight – The History & Mission of the North American Die Casting Association

It’s a name you’ve heard before and know they’re a driving force within the die casting industry, but what do you really know about NADCA?

What is NADCA?

The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) has been the voice of the die casting industry since 1989 when it was founded through a merger with the American Die Casting Institute and the Society of Die Casting Engineers. These organizations were formed in 1928 and 1957, respectively. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, NADCA is committed to promoting industry awareness, domestic growth in the global marketplace and member exposure.


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14Feb

Aluminum Die Casting Market Insights: What Our Consumers Have To Say

In 2013, the North American Die Casting Association conducted a survey of OEM users of die castings in order to determine what the market place is seeking from our industry.

A few questions were posed to nearly 100 companies that represented $450 million in die cast purchases. The idea was to get a pulse of the market thought at this time. Here are a few of the questions, and some of the answers, courtesy of NADCA, in graphic format for ease of understanding.


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28Jan

Press Release: NADCA Testifies to Senate

North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) Testifies in Washington, DC to Senate Committee

On January 15, 2014, the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) submitted formal testimony to the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection for the hearing titled, “Regulating Financial Holding Companies and Physical Commodities.”


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22Oct

Aluminum Die Casting and The Impact of Robotic Machines Over the Years

Technology has had a monumental impact in virtually every industry over the years. Whether it’s shortening the time it takes to complete a task, making it easier, or simply making it safer, there’s no doubt that technology has changed the way many things are done.

This is also true for the die casting industry. With the implementation of robotics to perform some of the tasks that are part of the die casting process, things have taken a turn for the better.


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