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Economic overview
Forging and casting industries are strong actors with a great economic and commercial clout. In France, which is the 3rd largest manufacturer on the European market, they represent a turnover of more than 7 billion euros and employ more than 38,000 talented men and women passionate about their job.

French forging and casting industries

 

7
billion €
turnover
  38 166
people
  2,1
million
tons
  457
production
sites
 

2016 reparition by main markets

(in volume)

 

   
 
 

Worlwide production by main countries

 

Worldwide ranking by countries
(2015 tonnage, milion tons)


 

 

European ranking by countries
(2014 tonnage, million tons)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Focus on : Casting industry in France

 

5,4
billion €
turnover
  30 200
people
  1,6
million tons
de produits
  385
production sites
 

2016 market segmentation by alloys

(% of turnover)

 

 
 
 

2016 markets shares

(% of tonnage)

 

 
 
 

Turnover and production volume growth

(billion € and thousand tons)

 

 
 
 
 

Focus on : Forging industry in France

 

1,6
billion €
turnover
  7 966
people
  481
thousand tons
  72
production sites
 

2016 market segmentation by activities

(% of turnover)

 

 
 

2016 markets shares

(% of tonnage)

 

 
 

Turnover and sales volume growth

(billion € and thousand tons)

 

 
Sources: Economics & Statistics Department of Fédération Forge Fonderie - CAEF - Euroforge - Modern castings
News
April 5 2018

CastForge

As a trade fair, CastForge places its focus on castings and forgings and their machining. The industry will meet for the first time in Stuttgart from 5 to 7 June 2018 to present its unique range of products and services. International exhibitors will present their products to a wide range of visitors from mechanical engineering and plant construction, automotive and drive technology, construction machinery, pumps and hydraulic engineering and also the supply industry. The information provided to CastForge visitors is rounded off by other concurrent industry trade fairs: Global Automotive Components and Suppliers Expo, Engine Expo, Automotive Interiors Expo, Automotive Testing Expo, Surface Technology Germany and LASYS, the international trade fair for laser material processing.

 

Our exhibitor members :

 

- Acelor Mittal
- Bourguignon Barré
- Ferry Capitain
- Fonderie Schluberger
- Poclain Technicast
- Preciforge
- Safe Metal
- Stevenin Nolleveaux
- Transvalor
- Zwiebel
Read more
 
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