GIFA 2015: Foundry suppliers bow to green pressure

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Tighter regulation on emissions and pressure to reduce raw material consumption is driving a raft of innovative philosophies and products in the refractories and foundry materials industries, as increased competition threatens to leave the slow responders behind.

Manufacturers of foundry and refractory materials are waking up to the need to provide greener, more efficient technologies as regulators slap increasingly tight limits on emissions and the use of environmentally damaging substances in metals production.

Not usually synonymous with eco-friendly business, the metal casting industry wants to rebrand as a...

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