23Feb

How this Month’s ITC Ruling Will Help Magnesium Die Casting in the US

Although Premier Die Casting Company is not a magnesium die caster, there was a very important development in Washington DC earlier this week that will affect the competitiveness of the magnesium die casting industry in the United States. The development was the result of the work of the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) and a few magnesium die casters in various areas of the country.


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11Jan

Die Casting: Welcome to 2011

Welcome to 2011.

With the year 2010 fading in the rear view mirror, it is a good time to take a look at a few of the major things that occurred at North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) in 2010. These items will set the direction for 2011 and beyond for NADCA and its membership.


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04Nov

NADCA and the International Foundry Forum

Recently, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the International Foundry Forum that was held in Barcelona, Spain this past September. The Forum is held every two years and is billed as the “summit of the foundry world.” The intent of the Forum is to inform attendees on essential market and business trends related to the foundry industry. The Forum organizers are The European Foundry Association and The European Foundry Equipment Suppliers Association.


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10Aug

NADCA Gains Insights from the Metef-Foundeq Expo

NADCA was asked to send two representatives to the Metef-Foundeq Expo in Brescia, Italy on April 14-17, since the European community has a strong interest in what is happening in North America. Leonard Cordaro (president, Premier Die Casting Co.) and Eric Treiber (president, Chicago White Metal Casting) attended the conference, representing NADCA.


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01Jul

NADCA Members Join Forces in Washington, DC

In April, I was invited to attend the Metef Exposition in Brescia, Italy, for a week and provide an interview on how the die casting industry is doing in North America. It was quite interesting to see how different the European aluminum industry operates a show versus expositions held in the U.S.


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