TEDFUN 2015

TEDFUN-Granada 5th of JUne 2015.

By INSERTEC; Enrique Uriarte & Victor Mendoza.Logo_Tedfun

28 partners founders, attended by 14 companies.

16 employees, attended by 9 companies.

President, Aser Etxebarria (FAGOR) and Marcial alzaga (TEDFUN), made presentation overview about the market and situation of casting in Spain; after this our colleague Victor Mendoza gave a conference about New technology for the linning of holder & dosing furnaces.

General comments about market situation:

Among the partners founders,  the forecast is to get an increase of +10.2% (Total 104.955 tons) production in 2015.

CAST  ALUMINIUM

2011

2012

2013

2014

Prev. 2015

Ton sell

92.657

91.923

90.436

95.277 (+5,4%)

104.955 (+10,2%)

Ton Expor

70.223

70.551

69.807

71.652 (+2,6%)

 Total Billing

482 M€

481 M€

470 M€

482 (+2,5%)

538 M€ (+11,7%

Main Export countries in 2014:

  • France……………….31,77%        23.388 ton
  • Germany…………….22,72%       16.721 ton
  • UK …………………….11,50%          8.467 ton
  • Eslovaquia,Portugal,Hungria,Polonia..

Main markets for sectors 2014

  • Automotive……….. 94,46%          92.642 ton
  • Lighting ……………. 1,94%              1.902 ton
  • Appliances………..  0,76%                 654 ton
  • Others, furniture, equipment, electronics, machine tool….

The share of staff is stable during 2014-2015

ECERS 2015

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The 14th international conference organized by the European Ceramic Society, ECERS 2015, ECERS 2015, took place in Toledo (Spain), last week.

The even was divided in eight different topics covering all the specialties involving traditional and technical ceramics.  In spite of the weight of refractory business inside ceramic industry, refractory topic was attended for many people.ecers roberto

INSERTEC , was invited to present a “Keynote” so our R&D Manager, Roberto Caballero, presented a review about refractory solutions for aluminium confinement, very welcome by the audience. Regarding the whole event, more than 800 scientists, technicians and professionals met in Toledo.