With its strong tradition in metal transformation, FOMA is highly specialized in the production of technological pressure die-casting. FOMA main objective is to consolidate its position on the European market as a leader supplier for raw and machined aluminium pressure die-cast parts and assemblies
The core business is:
- Automotive as tier one and tier two
- Household appliances
- Other components
- Technological parts manufacture
FOMA has developed a specific know-how for parts with high oil, air and water tightness requirements.
History of aluminium division
The Company was founded by Angelo Montini in Lumezzane (BS) on 1956 as a tool manufacturing.
The Aluminium Pressure Die Casting started in 1962.
The new Pralboino plant was founded in 1971 and it is the present Headquarter and main production facility.
The plant extends on 65.000 sq m covered surface and 131.500 sq m total surface. The foundry is equipped with 32 pressure die-casting machines with clamping force ranging from 800 to 3000 ton.
The tools design and construction, considered strategic for the production process, are located in Lumezzane plant.
The production of copper pipes started in Bedizzole plant in 1989.
- High capacity melting ovens
- Pressure die-casting in full automated production units
- Trimming and control integrated in the pressure die-casting aisles