Gurelan brings the complicated year 2022 to an end with an optimistic outcome

As Europe recovers from the pandemic, the war in Ukraine has been another major economic shock that is putting all industries to the test, including the die casting sector. This year was set to confirm the economic reactivation in the wake of the pandemic, and Gurelan has navigated this turbulent environment, a scenario disrupted by external factors, with a steady and determined course. Automation, innovative alloys, smart technology and goals to reduce emissions are the current trends that will shape the future of the die casting industry. On the international front, there are new markets and clients on the rise, with opportunities for ambitious projects, especially in the United States.

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Zamak and Magnesium: alternatives to overcome instability

Against a backdrop marked by uncertainty for the casting sector and in the industry as a whole, Gurelan believes in the qualities of metals such as Zamak and Magnesium to offer alternatives to all kinds of business concerned by an unstable commodity market. Without a doubt, experience is the main asset for this leading company when it comes to die-casting Zamak and Magnesium parts. Thanks to continued and responsible growth, Gurelan has been able to guarantee the continuity of production, the fulfilment of its commitments and to meet the satisfaction of its clients for almost a century.

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Gurelan at MetalMadrid 2022: strengthening the presence in the Spanish market

Gurelan took part in MetalMadrid, the leading trade fair in the metal industry where the latest developments are showcased: machinery, outsourcing, services, engineering, materials and treatments... This is the largest event in Spain focused on industrial innovation, automation and robotics, taking place at a key moment owing to the prevailing uncertainty in the international arena. For an export-oriented company such as Gurelan, participating in this fair builds part of the strategy to expand into the Spanish market for Zamak and Magnesium castings.

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Gurelan returns from IMTS Chicago optimistic

The Gurelan team is back from the IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) with an eye on the opportunities offered by the automotive industry in the USA, a fast-moving market, in search of alternatives to China, but difficult to access. From 12 to 17 September, the US city of Chicago gathered the leading companies that design, build and sell the ever-evolving technology at the heart of the manufacturing of a multitude of products and applications, such as Zamak and Magnesium die-casting.

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Shortage of skilled professionals for the metal industry

For several years now, companies in the metal and foundry industry have been striving to reverse a structural problem that could weigh heavily on the future of our sector. There is a lack of skilled workers to cover all the jobs that could be generated by industry, services and commerce within the metal sector. This week, the Gurelan blog explains why, now more than ever, it remains essential to continue investing in promoting a strong calling for the foundry industry among the new generations of students and professionals.

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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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Zamak for electronics: benefits of a very unique alloy

This week, we briefly recall the characteristics of Zamak in our Gurelan blog and, in particular, we will highlight its advantages when manufacturing components for electronic products. Next, we will review some of these components, explaining why the choice of Zamak offers several benefits compared to similar products made from other materials. In terms of maximum precision and cost optimisation, plastic or aluminium are no match for Zamak.

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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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Gurelan and quality: the engagement driving this project

Quality is the most important value for a company as Gurelan. Wherever the client may be, no matter the industry: the best business card is the confidence that comes from this quality built up over decades. As such, Gurelan renews its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards for quality management and environmental protection to further promote this company´s brand, founded in 1934, as a benchmark in the die-casting of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead parts for all kinds of industries.

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