International Foundry Forum The Key Event for CEOs

Press info IFF 2016

The IFF 2016 participants list and the released presentations are available at the exclusive area!

The next IFF will take place in Amsterdam on October 11, 2018.

The intention of this biennial forum is to inform on essential market and business trends with interest to the foundry industry and to give participants an opportunity for lively discussions. Therefore the International Foundry Forum offers a platform to CEOs of leading foundries to communicate intensively with their business partners from the suppliers as well as the major casting users sectors. CAEF - The European Foundry Association and CEMAFON - The European Foundry Equipment Suppliers Association jointly organise the IFF. Participation is possible on personal invitation only.


 Our Objectives

The International Foundry Forum is the " Summit " of the Foundry World. It is the gathering of the CEOs world wide, of important casting users, ferrous and non-ferrous foundries, foundry equipment and consumable suppliers as well as high-level association representatives. Their main target is to increase the marketing opportunities for metal castings in competition with other processes and products in a global business environment.

This goal is much better achieved by joint efforts of the market players and has to be supported by a common understanding of the market trends by all parties involved.


Your Benefits

The forum will

offer you the casting-related perspectives of the following industries:

  • Truck and passenger car manufacturing
  • Valves/Pumps
  • Railway industry
  • Construction Machinery
  • Machinery/Machine Tools

identify the future challenges and opportunities of the foundry industry

  • Trends for business
  • Investment and technology
  • Innovation research and
  • Development product policy

give you an opportunity to meet your world wide business partners and establish personal relations

  • Exchange of information and experience
  • Point out new business opportunities

offer a meeting environment at one of the most attractive capitals in the heart of Europe