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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11Oct

NADCA Design Award Competition

The NADCA Tabletop Exposition was held in Louisville, Kentucky from September 16-18, 2013. The Exposition was a large success with over 750 attendees visiting with suppliers and their peers.

A well known event during the exposition was the 2013 International Die Casting Design Competition which acknowledges industry innovation along with promoting the increased use of die castings through recognizing and publicizing outstanding designs. There are four equally weighted criteria: ingenuity of casting and/or product design, overall quality, cost savings as compared to other manufacturing processes and the part’s contribution to expanding the market for die castings. A panel of independent judges—acknowledged experts—chose this year’s winners.


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17Nov

NADCA 2011 Gala Awards Dinner Event, Part 5

Here is the final clip from the North American Die Casting Association’s Gala Awards Dinner Event, as promised.

If you remember, the Gala was held in conjunction with the Die Casting Congress and Tabletop exhibit. For the first time in six years this event was held as a die casting only event and serves as a solid platform for the community to come together with industry colleagues.


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