The multinational ASK Chemicals has signed up as a Gold Sponsor of the 71st World Foundry Congress, which will take place in Bilbao, Spain, between 19th and 21st May 2014.
The main supplier of chemical products to the international foundry industry is actively supporting the organisation of this important international technical event.
ASK Chemicals have an extensive range of products and services in the auxiliary foundry materials field. The company is active in 25 countries with an estimated workforce of more than 1800 employees. The reason why ASK Chemicals products are at the forefront of technology is due to the intensive developments and investigations carried out in the company’s research centres located in Germany, France and the USA, which afterwards are transferred to the worldwide industry.
ASK Chemicals has reinforced its commitment to the foundry sector with this high caliber sponsorship, becoming the first official “Gold Sponsor” of the 71st World Foundry Congress.
The 71st World Foundry Congress
The working technical sessions constitute the main programme of the 71st World Foundry Congress, where investigators, technicians and professionals will present and exchange the results of their latest investigations and technological developments. Four keynote lectures will also be given by internationally renowned speakers in the areas of Energy, Environment, Innovation and Market trends and demands, subjects of great interest for the foundry industry nowadays.
“Advanced Sustainable Foundry” is the chosen theme of the Congress and this will serve as the starting point for the highly relevant and specialised topics covered from various technical areas. The working sessions will include environment and sustainability, cast iron (spheroidal, lamellar and vermicular graphite cast iron, austempered ductile iron and alloyed irons), steel castings, non-ferrous and light alloys (aluminium, magnesium, titanium, other non-ferrous, alloy development and metal matrix composites), foundry technologies, equipment, manufacturing, robotics, and automation, energy, advanced engineering: (design, calculation and simulation tools), heat, cryogenic and surface treatments, moulding, core making and rapid prototyping technologies, pattern and tool making and management, education and training.
For further details visit www.71stwfc.com