08.26.15: GE to Close Lufkin Foundry, Cut 262 Jobs
General Electric Co. announced plans to close its Lufkin, Texas, metalcasting facility as the company addresses decreasing oil prices and declining demand for drilling and well equipment.
Audi has increased the production of lightweight aluminum die castings in Münchsmünster, Germany, for the automobile maker’s Q7 line of SUVs. More than 30,000 structural components have already been produced in 2015. Total volume should reach approximately 200,000 parts by the end of the year.
08.18.15: Spray-Cooled Equipment for Metalcasters
Systems Spray-Cooled, El Dorado, Ark., announced an updated version of its line of non-pressurized, non-evaporative water-cooling equipment.