The European Foundry Equipment Suppliers Association (founded in 1972) is the respected voice and lobby organisation of the European manufacturers of foundry machinery and plants, furnaces and products for the foundry industry. It incorporates about all relevant manufacturers of this kind of equipment. CEMAFON represents its members' interests in economic as well as technical and trade issues.
- AMAFOND (Italy)
- VDMA Foundry Machinery Association (Germany)
- Bühler AG Die Casting (Switzerland)
- DISA (Norican Group) (Denmark)
- Loramendi (Spain)
The CEMAFON members are holding an important share in the world production and exports of foundry machinery and related equipment. More than a quarter of the total world exports of foundry machinery are originating from these countries. Exports from CEMAFON countries are amounting to 29% (which corresponds to approx. 704 mill. € out of 2.4 bn € in 2015) of total world exports in the field of foundry machinery and equipment. CEMAFON members are mainly exporting within the EU-28 (49%), while Asia is the second largest sales market for foundry machinery equipment from Europe with a share of 14%, followed by North America and Latin America (with 12% each). The exports to other European countries amounted to 9% in 2015.
The CEMAFON member countries produce foundry machinery and related products with a value of more than 2 bn €.