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News December 2014 | Green foundry for more sustainability

Best Wishes for a Joyful Holiday Season!

Dear Sir or Madam,

A very warm welcome to you with this year's last news from the Bright World of Metals and

Energy efficiency and resource conservation in production processes – these are catchwords, which are constantly assuming more and more importance in the world of foundry machines, metallurgy, thermo process technology and cast products. Against the background of climate protection, changes in many different industries will be ushered in. This is a development, which has started several years ago. It is also the reason why Messe Düsseldorf established the “ecoMetals“ initiative – an important part of the trade fair quartet GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST, which will provide an up-to-the-minute overview next year. Read more in the topic of the month December.

Wishing you and your families a joyful holiday season and a happy, successful and, most importantly, healthy New Year in 2015.
The METEC Team

The Topics

Monthly topic: Green foundry for more sustainability
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Düsseldorf CityTip: Düsseldorf Christmas market

Topic of the Month

Green foundry for more sustainability

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Casting, steel production and non-ferrous metal production are an energy-intensive business. Here, environmentally friendly technologies, as presented at the trade fair quartet of GIFA, NEWCAST, METEC and THERMPROCESS 2015, can make a significant contribution to climate protection.

With the "ecoMetals" initiative, launched by Messe Düsseldorf, responsible, environmentally aware actions on the part of companies are to be promoted, with companies presenting their innovative products and processes at the trade fair for the first time. The focus is on innovations and key technologies that contribute to the environment as well as energy efficiency and efficiency of resources.

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Business News

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Keep yourself informed: 365 days a year current news from the world of metallurgy. This is what the METEC area Business News has in store for you. Have a look at the article overview:
• New forging procedure reduces burr percentage
• Explosion protected crane systems
• Drive technology for extreme conditions
• Award for excellent toolmaking
• Increase in the niobium production for micro-alloyed steel
The business news

Düsseldorf CityTip

Düsseldorf Christmas market

Christmas markets
At the end of each year (until 23 December 2014), Düsseldorf's Christmas Market, one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany, casts a spell on Düsseldorf's city centre and turns it into a unique experience for visitors.
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