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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

 

7,3
billion €
turnover
  37 887
people
  2,2
million
tons
  451
production
sites
 

2017 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

 

5,6
billion €
turnover
(+4,2%)
  30 019
people

(-0,6%)
  1,72
million tons
de produits
(+5,8%)
  380
production sites

(-1,3%)
 

2017 market segmentation by alloys

(% of turnover)

 

 
 
 

2017 markets shares

(% of tonnage)

 

 
 
 

Turnover and production volume growth

(billion € and thousand tons)

 

 
 
 
 

Focus on : Forging industry in France

 

1,7
billion €
turnover
(+7%)
  7 868
people

(-1,2%)
  507
thousand tons

(+5,4%)
  71
production sites

(-1,4%)
 

2017 market segmentation by activities

(% of turnover)

 

 
 

2017 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
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April 16 2019

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Salon professionnel international pour les matériaux, composants et assemblage de systèmes à Bâle

14.05.2019 - 17.05.2019

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MOULDING EXPO

Salon du moule et de l'outillage à Stuttgart

21.05. –24.05.2019

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https://www.messe-stuttgart.de/moulding-expo/en/

 

 

NEMU 2019

 

International Conference : New Developments in Forging Technology à Stuttgart

14.05.2019 - 15.05.2019

Contacter l'institut IFU qui organise cette conférence :

https://www.ifu-konferenz.de/page/home

 

 

Forge Fair 2019

21.05. –23.05.2019

North America’s largest event dedicated exclusively to the forging industry, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A

Contacter la Fédération de la forge américaine

https://www.forging.org/forge-fair-2019

 

GIFA

Salon international de fonderie avec forum technique WFO à Düsseldorf

25/06 - 29/06/2019

Contacter le salon

www.gifa.com/

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