72nd World Foundry Congress May 21 – 25, 2016 – Nagoya, Japan

The World Foundry Congress (WFC2016) will be held at Portmesse Nagoya located in Nagoya for the five days starting from May 21 to May 25, 2016. It has been 26 years since the congress was last held in Japan.


One of the historic sites that visitors and exhibitors will be able to see in Nagoya is the Nagoya Castle

The exhibition portion of the congress will be held on a large scale for the three days of May 22 to May 24, with an expected number of exhibitors exceeding 100 companies from Japan and abroad. The exhibition will be a venue to introduce foundry products made of steel, aluminium and copper alloy, as well as equipment, moulds, secondary materials and cutting-edge technology, such as the latest analysis software and 3D printers.

In addition, the exhibition will provide opportunities for interactions, products will be displayed and demonstrations held on large machinery such as large moulding machines, will take place. There will also be a PR booth to introduce products and technology.

Visitors can attend the exhibition free of charge, and it is expected more than 10 000 visitors will attend including those from the foundry industry and organisations, other industries and students from over 30 countries around the world.

For further details visit www.wfc2016.jp