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.

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Gurelan and FUNDIGEX USA attend CastExpo to build bridges with the US

When it comes to international foundry trade fairs, CastExpo is by far the most prestigious event in the US and America. Gurelan and FUNDIGEX USA went to Columbus (Ohio) to showcase the capabilities of Spanish foundries to the heavyweights of the industry in an exciting meeting, filled with new opportunities and certainly reinforcing the reputation of this business association in the eyes of the most renowned North American manufacturers and suppliers. The largest Western economy is demanding high quality and reliable parts for industries such as aeronautics, electronics and automotive.

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What are new clients looking for? Quality and service above all

When ensuring the highest quality for each project or new client, particularly in demanding areas such as the locksmith or automotive industries, it is not only about the physical checking of the manufactured parts, but goes far beyond that. Since 1934, Gurelan´s extensive experience in the die casting of Zamak and Magnesium parts for all types of industries means that a very close relationship has been forged with some of its major clients, evolving hand in hand with them to keep pace with the specific needs of each field and industry.

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Extending and upgrading Gurelan´s shot blasting processes

Shot blasting remains one of the most important treatment processes for a wide range of industrial sectors, and Zamak and Magnesium die casting is no exception. Gurelan uses different types of machines to guarantee the required surface quality for the final finishing of each part, such as separating drums, sanding machines, vibrating machines and different types of peening machines. Now, a new state-of-the-art Rösler MT shot blasting machine is here to increase and upgrade the production capacity of this division, optimising both quality and efficiency on different types of parts.

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Export in a time of crisis: why internationalisation should be boosted?

Stresses in global supply chains and rising prices across the board are driving companies to prioritise their investments and rationalise their imports. For export-oriented companies like Gurelan, the time has come to move forward and become the preferential alternative for major international industrial players seeking to make the most of their imports, while prioritising quality, service and availability above all.

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How to achieve the Green Deal and live to tell the tale?

The declared goal of the European Green Deal is climate neutrality by 2050. However, achieving this objective will require drastic changes in all value chains, in particular for energy-intensive industries. Thanks to future-proof technologies and investment, industries can reduce CO2 emissions worldwide by 70%.

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Growth in an adverse scenario and investment in machinery: Gurelan shows how to do it

Despite the difficult situation in the European industry, struggling to overcome the pandemic recession in the midst of a wave of rising prices of raw materials and shortage of components, Gurelan decided to invest in machinery while growing by 35% in 2021, facing the future with a clear objective: to further improve the efficiency, quality and competitiveness of Zamak and Magnesium injection moulding solutions, betting on innovation and investment in Industry 4.0.

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How can porosity be controlled when casting zamak and magnesium parts?

Porosity is one of the main concerns of manufacturers and designers such as Guerlan producing pressure injected parts. Excessive porosity in a part may be dangerous, as it could affect the structural integrity of the component. Porosity may also cause leaks in certain parts, reducing their efficiency and leading to quality problems in the finished product. How can porosity be controlled in the casting processes for zamak and magnesium parts?

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Continuous intelligence: a breakthrough hard to exploit

We are heading into the world of continuous intelligence: companies across all industrial sectors are witnessing a significant increase in the volume, speed and variety of data they receive. The challenge of managing this ever-increasing amount of information has only grown in the last year, as a result of the additional stress generated by the pandemic and the sudden shift to new ways of working relying on new technologies. Our factories and the way we understand decision-making processes have now entered the world of continuous intelligence.

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Die Casting: the solution towards lighter vehicles

The automotive industry is striving to meet the challenges of a changing marketplace. Meanhwile, production processes are evolving to create lighter vehicles from larger and more complex die cast parts. As a leading supplier of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead die cast parts for the automotive industry, Gurelan covers the latest developments in pressure die casting and injection moulding for automotive applications.

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