Foundries fire up a gear

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Monday, 21 June 2010

Automotive markets are giving foundries the drive they need to recover from recession, but western foundries will have to tap into specialised products to compete with developing countries’ heavy industries

To onlookers, the world foundry industry has received something akin to a jump-start this year. Like other markets directly related to industrial activity, the foundries sector followed the downturn seen in construction and refractories markets in late 2008 and the resulting stagnation in 2009. But its fall was not as...

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