News & Announcements

Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc., a Tier 1 and Tier 2 aluminum and zinc die cast manufacturer supplying custom engineered products, plans to expand its operations in Sparta, Michigan. The $6 million project is expected to create 30 jobs.
NSI Industries, LLC, a leading provider of electrical product solutions for more than 45 years, has announced that it has acquired Cast Products, Inc., a Norridge, Ill.-based manufacturer and supplier of high volume engineered zinc die cast component
General Motors Corp. has acquired Tooling & Equipment International, a Livonia, MI, developer and manufacturer of casting molds and tooling, as well as prototypes and low-volume production castings. Details of the transaction have not been announced,
Linamar’s facility, when it opens, will be the first gigacasting plant owned and operated by a North American parts maker.
A growing chorus of automakers and car industry experts will tell you that giga presses – the high-pressure die-casting machines for car body assembly pioneered by Tesla – will be the key to cranking out future electric vehicles cheaply and in huge v
Mike Lawry and Ryan Canfield, two long-term executives of The Hill and Griffith Company, have completed the purchase of all assets of the company and that of HG Logistics.
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Martinrea International Inc. (TSX : MRE), a diversified and global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of highly engineered, value-added Lightweight Structures and Propulsion Systems, today announced a strategic r
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) needs your assistance in updating its Die Casting Industry Census data.
An investor group led by Todd DiBenedetto and with a history of successful corporate turnarounds has purchased the Rane Precision Die Casting facility in Russellville, Kentucky, saving 200 jobs.
Grandville, MI (September 15, 2023) – Industrial Innovations, Inc., a renowned leader in metalworking spray lubrication and diecasting automation, is proud to announce the acquisition of Advance Products Corporation in a strategic asset purchase of t
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is now accepting applications for its David Laine Scholarship through October 1.
What is the number one issue facing die casting businesses in North America? In this episode we’ll dive into labor shortage, raw material cost, inflation and much more. Find out what businesses are doing to stay financially health and competitive in
NADCA has partnered with Purdue University Northwest to develop a fire safety training program that utilizes the Meta Oculus Quest headset for an immersive VR experience. This training allows a user to become familiar with the steps for using a fire
In recognition of his contributions to NADCA and the die casting industry, Paul Brancaleon has been promoted to Executive Director of Research, Education and Marketing
At the upcoming EUROGUSS trade fair, we are once again looking for the best young talents!
What does carbon neutrality really mean? What do we need to do to get there? Is it even possible? How is carbon footprint measured or estimated? These are questions that will be answered through the keynote presentation and subsequent presentation, a
Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc. is thrilled to announce that it has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources. This prestigious accolade is a testament to Cascade's
The North American Die Casting Association, NADCA, is pleased to welcome Mike Meyer as the next leader of the Association. Mike will be transitioning into the role of president over the course of the next three months. Mike has been part of the die c
Stephen (Steve) Udvardy, NADCA President, has decided to retire this year after a 44-year career.
The Nemak aluminum diecasting operation in Sheboygan, WI, will be adding 35,300 sq.ft of additional space for diecasting production and product handling, with work to begin this summer for completion by September 2024. The three-phase project has a b
In early 2022, a new NADCA Corporate Member Benefit was announced – Free Select Education! This new offering enhances the value of your membership by up to $6,000 per year by providing select online individual courses for any and all employee in your
NADCA is pleased to announce this year’s Safety Award Winners. NADCA’s Safety Award Program was developed to honor Corporate Members of the association with records that exceed the average U.S. national safety standards for all manufacturing in a giv
The Sheboygan City Plan Commission has approved a conditional use permit for a 49,500-square-foot expansion of Nemak’s manufacturing facility at 4243 Gateway Drive in Sheboygan.
Our NADCA Chapters are coming out swinging – Here are some upcoming Golf Outings being offered by our chapters.
Die Casting - Maybe you've heard of it, maybe you just think of those little matchbox cars...but it's so much more. Find out what die casting is and where it's components are used in our everyday lives. Hear about it's sustainability and recyclabilit
This webinar series will dive deep into three key areas to help die casters improve flexibility and agility, match supply and demand the best they can, perform and make money regardless of the upcoming business conditions. Participants will receive a
NADCA Congress South and the Die Casting Expo Mexico will take place at the San Luis Potosi Convention Center in San Luis Potosí, Mexico on April 19-21, 2023.
This series provides an approach to gating design based on NADCA sponsored research that integrates considerations from PQ² analysis with traditional views of cavity layout and runner geometry design.
The 2022 survey represents 19 die casting companies, nationwide, as well as 476 companies across tool building, plastics processing, and metal stamping. Information is shown as "die casters only" and "multi-process" which represents consolidated data
NADCA has a resume database of engineering students looking for summer internships on its Web site.
General Die Casters, Inc. (Twinsburg, OH) is joining forces with Dart Casting, Inc. (Alsip, IL) under common ownership. The new organization will operate 41 casting machines between 400 and 1200 ton and 28 CNC machining centers, creating one of th
Governor Kay Ivey today announced that that Samkee Corp., a major South Korean automotive supplier, plans to invest $128 million to open its first U.S. factory in Alabama.
EUROGUSS Mexico will be held in Guadalajara Mexico 28 February - 2 March 2023
Our theme for this year is “Education”, and we are honored to have Dr. Steven Butt (DEAN CEAS-WMU) and Dr. Sam Ramrattan (FEF Key Professor CEAS-WMU) as our keynote speakers for the night.
Pace Industries will invest $2.8 million and create 49 new jobs in Madison County through the expansion.
NADCA's annual Safety Award Program is now accepting applications.
A Canadian-based international manufacturer of die cast tools and car parts has been the victim of a cyber attack.
NADCA would like to urge all metalcasters, researches and suppliers to submit papers on new technologies, procedures, equipment, and other innovations that contribute to productivity and quality enhancement in the metalcasting industry. Especially de
It's time to hit the books once again. A new round of National Courses starts this November. The following courses will be held at our Headquarters in Arlington Heights, IL.
This three part series will dive into detail on how structural castings have been a major player in making this possible.
General Motors is putting $45 million into expanding its aluminum die casting foundry in Bedford, Indiana, to feed two metro Detroit assembly plants that will produce electric vehicles that are crucial to the automaker's future.
The NADCA annual manufacturing benchmarking and wage and benefit survey is open, and we encourage all our die caster members to participate! It is NADCA’s goal to provide resources to help members solve technical, operational, and business challenges
Idra, the maker of Tesla’s large casting press, confirmed that it is now shipping Tesla’s Cybertruck Giga Press, which is going to be the new world’s largest press.
The Advanced Casting Research Center (ACRC) located at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) announced its first affiliated branch at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Manufacturing requires continuous improvements for quality, productivity and costs.
Annual award focuses on companies with records exceeding national average
AddUp and the ECM Group have signed a partnership to develop high value-added solutions for the thermal treatment of 3D printed metal parts.
After two years of legislating, congressional lawmakers recently coalesced around the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) and Science Act.
NADCA has a number of resources available for those looking to find a profession in the die casting industry.
Please join us for the 2022 Delegation to Northern Italy.
Stellantis announced it will invest more than $14 million in the plant, 1001 E. Blvd., as part of a larger $99 million investment across three North American plants for production of a new four-cylinder turbocharged engine.
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is now accepting applications for its David Laine Scholarship through October 1.
Registration is open for the Die Casting Congress and Tabletop. September 13-15 in Lexington, KY.
Operating the Die Casting Machine is a course detailing the basic die casting setup, startup, warm-up and shutdown.
Dr. Mo Abuali, the CEO and Managing Partner at IoTco, will be presenting a webinar series that explains how to leverage industry 4.0 toward zero-downtime and zero-defects manufacturing. Part 1 - Setting the Stage: Industry 4.0 Roadmap and Lessons
This program is devoted to understanding and identifying the probable causes of defects in die castings and to determining and implementing solutions that minimize or eliminate the effects of the problem.
NADCA Members: Are you missing your DCE Magazine?
Mechanical Properties for Aluminum Webinar Series - the objective of this 2-part webinar series is to document in an organized manner the large amount of data has recently been published by NADCA regarding mechanical properties of aluminum die castin
Registration is now open for the Die Casting Congress and Tabletop. September 13-15 in Lexington, KY.
The time is finally here. NADCA's website has gotten an overhaul and we can't wait for you to check it out.
NADCA is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Doehler Award. The Doehler Award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the die casting industry or to the art of die casting.
Ultraseal International acquired Baron Industries, an impregnation service business, as part of a strategic plan to expand its North American presence.
GF Casting Solutions, a division of GF, Schaffhausen (Switzerland), and Bocar Group, Mexico City (Mexico), have signed an agreement to offer a specialized range of products and services worldwide.
The Swedish premium car brand Volvo Cars has purchased two Carat 840 die-casting cells for its factory in Torslanda, Sweden. The Carat 840, along with Carat 920, Bühler’s largest die-casting solutions, were launched in 2021. These solutions have beco
Via PRNewswire - A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Die Casting - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics".
In a competitive global market, customers take notice of the best. NADCA knows that competition improves the competitor. With its annual Die Casting Competition, it recognizes and rewards the outstanding casting designs of the year.
Where can you find a golfer on a Saturday night? Clubbing. Our NADCA Chapters are coming out swinging – Here are some upcoming Golf Outings being offered by our chapters.
The Die Casting Congress & Tabletop is interested in your paper! Submit an offer today to the NADCA Paper System!
General Motors celebrated its top global suppliers at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held in Phoenix, Arizona. Recipients of the Supplier of the Year recognition included 134 suppliers representing 16 countries. Additionally, 31
It's time for the NADCA Chapter 30 Vendor's Night! Stop by and see some amazing suppliers and also your favorite NADCA Headquarters staff. See you in Downey, CA on April 7, 2022. Click the link below for more information.
The Annual Plant Management Conference provides a venue for operations and plant management personnel to meet and network with peers from other die casting facilities.
Northern Iowa Die Casting, Inc., a Lake Park and Spirit Lake based company which produces die cast alloy components, recently announced a transition in ownership.
NADCA National Courses begin this spring. Courses include Process Control & Monitoring, Engineering Die Casting Dies, Die Casting Defects and Die Casting Problem Solving.
To be awarded in today’s economy, you must meet — and even exceed — expectations. In a competitive global market, customers take notice of the best. International Zinc Association (IZA) knows that rewarding improves the competitor. In the context of
We are oh-so-glad to see our Chapters planning events and getting active again! NADCA members – do you KNOW what Chapter you are in? All NADCA memberships based in Canada and United States come with chapter membership.
Check out our previously recorded webinars through the NADCA Online Education System. You must be a a NADCA Member to access.
NADCA has a resume database of engineering students looking for summer internships on its Web site. Click the link below for more information.
The objective of this 2-part webinar series is to provide an update on additive manufacturing technologies and describe applications for the production of components for die casting dies.
Since porosity is a common concern among die casters NADCA created a series of webinars focusing on the various aspects of porosity.
NADCA offers internship and scholarship opportunities to college engineering students, and is asking you to help spread the word.
NADCA's annual Safety Award Program is now accepting applications. Only NADCA Corporate Members are eligible for this program.
Registration is now open for the Die Casting Executive Conference. This event will take place March 6-9, 2022 at the Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Key West, FL.
Join us for ergonomics training geared towards employees in the die casting industry, which focus on the recognition of work exposures for musculoskeletal (strain/sprain) disorders (MSDs).
NADCA’s David Laine Scholarship & Intern Program strives to provide students with hands-on experience in the industry and is currently gathering resumes for the intern program.
At FABTECH 2021 on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, Harry Moser, founder & president, Reshoring Initiative presented the National Metalworking Award to the Northbrook, Illinois based die caster Acme Alliance.
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is now accepting applications for its David Laine Scholarship through October 1.
The Die Casting Congress & Exposition will be held October 4-6, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. This three day event will feature more than 100 exhibitors ready to highlight their latest and greatest products and technolog
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is accepting abstracts for papers and exhibitor applications for its 2021 Die Casting Congress and Exposition in Indianapolis, Oct. 4-6, 2021. The three-day event features sessions with industry expe
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) recently released the results of the 2020 Die Casting Performance Benchmarking study conducted by manufacturing experts, Harbour Results, Inc., (HRI). The study indicates that the die casting industr
NADCA’s David Laine Memorial Scholarship has awarded more than $25,000 to 12 undergraduate students across North America for 2021.


The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is a trade association advancing the North American die casting industry by providing resources to help members solve technical, operational and business challenges, while raising overall awareness of the industry’s critical role in manufacturing. Founded in 1989, NADCA provides comprehensive educational, networking and collaboration opportunities as well as leads a research and development program focused on advancing the industry.

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