Wednesday, 31st of May, 2023


Discussions on new business models for foundry sand recovery
Instituto de Fundición Tabira / Tabira Foundry Institute
We collaborated with the organisation of a working session with the main objective of sharing...

Working meeting at the company Química del Nalón

Representatives of the Tabira Foundry Institute-WFO and Azterlan held a working meeting with...

New opportunities for digitalization, sensors and materials development in harsh environments
Instituto de Fundición Tabira / Tabira Foundry Institute
Numerous companies were able to discuss various aspects of the advances presented at a...

REMINDER Workshop "New opportunities for digitalization, sensorisation and development of materials in hostile environments"
Instituto de Fundición Tabira / Tabira Foundry Institute
The event will take place on May 16th 2023 at AZTERLAN\'s facilities in Durango

The World Foundry Organization

World Foundry Organization

The World Foundry Organization was established in 1927 with the main objective of facilitating technical cooperation between member associations.

At present there are some 33 Member Associations, which include the biggest worldwide casting producers and consumers.

One of the main objectives of the WFO is the global interchange of technical knowledge and the active international cooperation between its country members by taking part in the following activities:

Organization of an annual World Foundry Forum

Presentation of documentation and technical studies related to the latest research and foundry advances.

World Foundry Congress

Every two years, it is extended with a World Foundry Congress that includes a vast and interesting technical programme.

The 74th World Foundry Congress "Cast the Future" will bring together worldwide technicians in an event that will take place from the 18th to the 22nd of October 2020 in the city of Busan, South Korea.

74th World Foundry Congress

Setting Up Of International Commissions

Working commissions related to specific aspects identified by the associates members, generally focused on Research & Development topics.

Nowadays there are 14 commissions working.

It is thus, one of the most important world networks working for the development of foundry knowledge and technology.