||Greeting of Mr. Kanetake
(Chairman of the Executive Committee of the13th WCIC)
Japan Foundry Society, Inc.
|The 13th World Conference on Investment Casting
is the first world conference held in Asia and is also to be co-hosted
by Japan Foundry Society Inc. (JFS), European Investment Castersf
Federation society (EICF), Investment Casting Institute (ICI), and
Cast Metals Federation (cmf) on Sunday, 15th through Wednesday, 18th
in April, 2012.The first conference held in the district in Asia
is composed as follows.
We hope that this conference will receive many participants that
are the maker, the supplier and the end user interesting and concerning
to the investment casting all over the world, and it is scheduled
to about 35 lectures which are concerning the latest investment casting
a variety of "Innovation from Asia" as a concept of this
conference. The Rolls-Royce plc. in Europe, the Pratt & Whitney
the United States, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. in Japan
have been almost decided to lecture.
(2) Plant tour in Japan & China
Moreover, we make the schedule of the plant tours of some investment
casting makers and users such as the Hitachi Metals Precision Ltd.,
Daido Castings Co., Ltd., and Nabtesco Corporation. and some companies.
And, with the cooperation of the China Foundry Association, the plant
tour of the latest investment casting companies such as Taizhou JinDing
Precision Casting Co.,Ltd. (Taizhou City, China) and Wuxi Impro Metal-Tech
Co. Ltd. (Wuxi, Jiangsu, China) is scheduled.
In addition, a lot of related societies and organizations including
the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (requesting now) and
Japanese Foundry Engineering Society and the Materials Process Technology
Center are backed up, and "the Global Investment Casting Exhibition" is
held in the ANNEX Hall that is adjacent according to this 13th WCIC.
The maker, the supplier, and each end user company that this exhibition
relates to an investment casting all over the world, exhibit concerning
the latest investment casting. The number of exhibition booths schedules
About 400 people are scheduled to participate of Japan, Asian districts,
and Europe and America by such an activity including the person related
to the investment casting industry and the end user. We hope you
participate to the plenary session and the exhibition.
Now, Asia has come to produce about 60 percent of the casting production
in the world, and becomes the third pole of the world with the Americas
In addition, Asia is greatly growing up to the foundry in the world
further and faces the transition stage from the amount to the quality
at the same time.
Under such a situation, we make a concept as " Innovation from
Asia", hold the World Conference on Investment Casting (WCIC)
that is a state-of-the-art casting technology conference in Asia
for the first time, and transmit a new innovative and attractive
information for investment casting from Asia to the rest of the world.