Sintokogio, LTD., located in Nagoya, Japan, has acquired the majority shares in Omega Foundry Machinery, who are headquartered in Peterborough, United Kingdom.
Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd. is a manufacturer of no-bake foundry equipment with subsidiaries in the United States, India, South Africa, Malaysia, and other countries. Omega and Sinto have enjoyed a working relationship since 2006 and the next step will allow both companies to benefit from the expanded equipment range in the field of chemically bonded sand and the combined global reach of the two companies.
Omega foundry will be renamed to Omega-Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd. and the current Omega Directors will continue to run the company and its global subsidiaries. Omega currently employs 70 people in Peterborough with a total of 130 worldwide.
Sinto is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of foundry equipment, offering technologies for improving casting quality, productivity and work environment. Sinto serves customers and industries with solutions for foundry, surface treatment, material handling, environmental, mechatronics, consumables and more. Headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, the Sinto network extends to a group of 48 companies in 12 countries and regions, with 3 839 employees worldwide.
Sinto equipment includes flaskless moulding machines, automatic core setters, “Seiatsu”, tight flask moulding lines, flaskless and tight flask mould handling systems, Shalco shell and cold box core machines, automatic pouring systems for lip and stopper rod pouring, Barinder automatic grinding machines, robotics and integrated control systems.
Last year Sinto purchased a majority shareholding in 3DCeram, a French company specialising in a range of ceramic 3D object printing processes and materials.
Sinto also has ties with Laempe & Mössner, a manufacturer in the field of core moulding technology. This tie up was announced at GIFA 2015.
In 2017 Omega Foundry Machinery announced the successful acquisition of the business assets of FTL Foundry Equipment Ltd (FTL). In 2017 Omega also announced that it had entered into an agreement with Simpson Technologies and in 2016 the company acquired the Italian design company Tecnostudio Srl.
The Sinto Group was founded in 1934 and is one of the world’s leading companies in foundry equipment manufacturing offering sophisticated technology that improves quality, productivity and environmental protection.