Weekly Update  July 28, 2009

Weekly Update July 28, 2009

GF expects "worst will be over" by 2010 ArvinMeritor to supply drivetrain components in China The advantages of automatic grinding

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Weekly UpdateJuly 28, 2009
This Week's Metalcasting News Review

ArvinMeritor Venture to Supply Drivetrain Components in China
ArvinMeritor Inc. signed a strategic partnership with Shanghai-based Yutong Group Co. Ltd. to supply drivetrain components for buses and coaches in China. The group will deliver non-drive and drive axles to Yutong, and will manufacture differential carriers and brake callipers at its Wuxi plant, to be applied to Yutong’s axles. Read more

Georg Fischer Expects “Worst Will Be Over” in ‘09
Georg Fischer Corp. reports that the restructuring program it started in May is “working effectively” to reduce overall costs by 350 million Swiss francs (est. $327.5 million) by 2012. The group, which includes ferrous and nonferrous metalcasting plants in its GF Automotive unit, said it expects to post an operating profit in 2010. Read more

New Company to Supply, Support Pouring Technology
Viking Technologies will become the sole distributor of KOINS’ pourTECH Automatic Pouring Systems and Hercules Crushers in North and South America. The news was announced in a message to all Koins Corp. customers. The change takes effect on August 1. Read more

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Automatic Grinding Advantage
First, there was hand grinding, but parts weren’t uniform, production was slow, and injuries weren’t uncommon. Then, came robotic grinding, which was faster but also made it easy for mistakes to be duplicated. Then, automated finishing arrived. Read more

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