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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Gurelan keeps growing in its commitment to Industry 4.0

Gurelan continues to modernise its production lines as part of the company´s investment strategy in the 4.0 factory. A new Frech W20 hot chamber die casting machine is the latest addition to the line. This new high-performance equipment, specifically adapted to Gurelan´s needs, includes all the technological advances of Industry 4.0: real-time connectivity, instant monitoring by the manufacturer, preventive control, remote maintenance...

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Industry 4.0 technologies

Industry 4.0 technologies played a decisive role in the response to the pandemic in many sectors, but the crisis is bringing new challenges to the future of digital industrialisation. Now companies must rethink the direction of their operational strategies, changing both the industrial aspects they seek to approach and the use of the Industry 4.0 technologies required to achieve them.

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Industrial digitalisation: a forward-looking major challenge

In most industries, there is widespread acceptance that digital technology´s role is shifting rapidly from a marginal driver of efficiency to a key booster for innovation and development. Industrial digitalisation in the midst of a pandemic goes one step further. Now more than ever, we need to shape the future role of new technologies in the industrial sector and the processing industries, such as pressure die casting of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead parts.

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Automotive: the electric vehicle takes off in the midst of the crisis

Right in the heart of the pandemic, electric vehicle sales have grown by nearly 50%. How has this sector withstood the crisis? Gurelan is driven and excited about the electric vehicle revolution, and is particularly completely confident about what its zamak, magnesium and lead injected solutions mean for the automotive sector. In the future, the electric vehicle sector will undoubtedly need new more efficient, durable and lighter parts to meet the needs for a large-scale consumer market.

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2020: the year of Covid-19

Gurelan finally bids farewell to one of the most complicated years in its history. Both industrially and in a human and socio-economic context, 2020 will remain the year marked by the pandemic at all levels. However, the challenges that have been successfully met despite the unfavourable situation cannot be ignored. Quality, continuity, flexibility: thanks to common effort and the confidence of its customers, partners and employees, Gurelan has succeeded in overcoming the coronavirus obstacle, looking hopefuly towards 2021.

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The machine tool sector tries to stand its ground

No industrial activity is possible without machine tools. From the automotive industry to electronics, including the injection moulding of parts in Zamak, Magnesium and Lead carried out by Gurelan, machine-tools are the driving force enabling the production for other sectors. Now, this global activity is hand tied: decrease in production, cancellation of international fairs, uncertainty... Gurelan analyses the situation of this fundamental industry for the whole economy.

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Gas-assisted injection moulding: the future for electric vehicles

The automotive sector is already preparing for the next step: optimisation of the industrial processes that will enable the definitive take-off of the electric vehicle. Today, gas-assisted injection moulding can further reduce the weight of future electric vehicles without jeopardising safety and comfort. As part of its strategy of continuous innovation, Gurelan is studying how lighter parts of Zamak and Magnesium could be obtained thanks to a new gas-assisted technique that produces hollow sections out of thick metal parts.

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