EUROGUSS 2022, the great die casting festival
Gurelan attended EUROGUSS 2022 in Nuremberg, the German capital of the foundry industry, to join the main industrial players in Europe for the biggest foundry event on the continent, where the standard of the visitors was outstanding. The latest and most innovative solutions for industrial processes were on show, and we witnessed a growing demand for Magnesium die casting solutions, both in the automotive and other industries. Trade fairs are back in style, providing the best stage to showcase Gurelan´s know-how and experience, while innovating and meeting face-to-face with some of our main partners, customers and suppliers.
After visiting MIDEST 2021 in Lyon (France) and CASTEXPO 2022 in Ohio (USA), there was hardly any time to unpack: Gurelan had to travel again, this time to Germany, to attend and actively participate in the biggest European die casting trade event. EUROGUSS 2022 finally arrived, and the international die casting industry assembled for the fifteenth time at the largest trade fair dedicated exclusively to this industry, with three days full of exciting content covering the entire die casting universe.
Growing interest for Magnesium die casting solutions
Once forgotten the never-ending standstill caused by the pandemic in the trade congress area, the excitement around the most important international trade fair for die casting was at its peak. Although the number of visitors was not record-breaking due to the school holidays, the quality of the visitors was outstanding.
One of the most relevant aspects noted by the Gurelan team in Nuremberg was the growing interest for Magnesium die casting. In addition to the usual requests regarding the die casting of Zamak parts, at this edition we saw a significant increase in the number of visits for Magnesium die casting solutions, both for the automotive and other industries.
EUROGUSS was also the meeting point for knowledge and new talent, bringing together youth and experience as a platform to guide the future of an industry focused on innovation and new technologies. As a detail: the FUNDIGEX area received a visit from engineering students from Tecnun - Universidad de Navarra, who came to learn about the association and its member companies, including Gurelan. We hope that they liked our sector and, in a few years, they could be part of it.
EUROGUSS 2022 brings together major players in the die casting industry
Once again, EUROGUSS became the opportunity for Gurelan to review the latest innovations in processes, products and technologies in the sector, providing the perfect scenario for creating new relationships and strengthening the long-lasting bonds linking this company from Gipuzkoa with a large number of top-level collaborators. In total, 10,707 visitors from 61 countries came to Nuremberg this year during the three days of the trade fair. Both organisers and attendees highlighted the large number of senior business representatives and the high quality of the discussions.
Sustainable industrial development at the heart of EUROGUSS 2022
On the other hand, sustainable development and environmental issues were at the centre of the debate at this year´s EUROGUSS 2022. Sustainability is not only a social trend, as Gurelan is well aware and has made clear on several occasions.
In order to create an overview of the die casting industry´s commitment to environmental preservation, EUROGUSS launched a sustainability survey in cooperation with the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, the results of which were presented at the trade fair. “The large EUROGUSS 2022 sustainability survey has demonstrated that the die casting and foundry industries are much greener than their reputation”, said Christopher Boss, Executive Director of Exhibitions at NürnbergMesse GmbH.