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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
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January 15 2018

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