European Die Casting Award 2022
New award for European die castings: For the first time, the German Die Casting Association (Verband Deutscher Druckgießereien e.V. - VDD) and the trade fair EUROGUSS organize the European Die Casting Competition. The competition is also supported by the Federal Association of the German Foundry Industry e.V. (Bundesverband der Deutschen Gießerei-Industrie e.V. - BDG), the General Association of the Aluminum Industry (Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. - GDA) and the European Magnesium Research Association e.V. (Europäischen Forschungsgemeinschaft Magnesium e.V. - EFM). This competition is intended to demonstrate to the public and customers in particular the diversity of applications, the innovative strength, the high level of quality and the performance of the die-casting process in the materials aluminium, magnesium and zinc.
The competition entries will be assessed individually in the materials and evaluated in terms of innovation, quality, cost-effectiveness, resource-efficient design and level of difficulty. Subsequently, the three best parts for each material will be awarded. The evaluation and selection of the castings will be carried out by a competent jury from research and industry.
The winners will be announced at the opening event of EUROGUSS 2022 on 17th January 2022. At the award ceremony on 18th January 2022, the prize will be presented during the press tour with a certificate and the EUROGUSS Die Casting Award. The jury‘s decision will be communicated to the winners in writing at the beginning of December 2021.
The castings must be submitted by 30 September 2021 to the Verband Deutscher Druckgießereien e.V. Hansaallee 203 40549 Düsseldorf Germany.
Here you can find more information:
Download Call for Proposals (pdf)
and on the website of the Federal Association of the German Foundry Industry e.V. (Bundesverband der Deutschen Gießerei-Industrie e.V. - BDG)