Waupaca Foundry and Hitachi Metals will join Volkswagen, other OEM’s and 750 Tier suppliers at IZB 2016 October 18 – 20. IZB 2016 is being held at the AutoBook International Pavilion located next to the global Volkswagen Headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany. Stop by and talk to Waupaca Foundry’s Carsten Behrensmeier and James Newsome at IZB 2016 Booth 4203 in Hall 4 to discuss your next project.
Millions of people rely on Waupaca Foundry castings every day. Our light vehicle automotive casting components are of the highest quality. Source iron castings from Waupaca Foundry to give your automotive parts consistent quality—achieving your lightweighting objectives, improving machinablity, and reducing total manufacturing costs. Waupaca Foundry combines casting design, material solutions, and computer simulation to produce gray iron and ductile iron castings that have the quality, consistency and performance that our customers have come to trust.
Value Added Services for the Automotive Industry
In addition to manufacturing iron castings, we provide value added services to streamline the assembly and manufacture of your passenger car and light truck components and systems. This includes casting design collaboration and VA/VE support, machining and assembly, heat treating, and paint services to achieve your lightweighting and cost reduction objectives. Automobile industry OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers rely on our foundry expertise, innovative solutions and cost-effective iron casting supply services to gain a competitive edge.
With nine foundry and machining/assembly locations in the United States, more than a million tons of capacity, and key account managers worldwide, you can count on our consistent, high-quality iron casting components.
International Suppliers Fair (IZB) 2016
The IZB was first hosted in 2001 as a Volkswagen in-house trade fair with 128 exhibitors from six nations, which attracted 13,500 visitors. It has since established itself as a showcase event for the international automotive supplier industry. In 2014, the organizers recorded a total of 51,000 visitors to the fair including 821 exhibitors from 29 nations taking advantage of the trade fair to showcase their products and innovations.
The IZB represents the entire automotive value chain. The key areas of the IZB are:
- Electrics | Electronics | Mechatronics
- Assembly and Joining Technology
- Metal and Lightweight Construction | Car Body Construction
- Vehicle Interiors | Modules
- Chemical Products
- Chassis | Assemblies | Drive Control
- IT and Service Providers
- Production Processes
- Special Topic: Mobility Goes Digital
The International Suppliers Fair (IZB) is aimed at all automotive industry suppliers and has a prominent reputation in international professional circles. The high-quality exhibitors and large number of key decision-makers and trade visitors that attend the IZB make it an important communication and business platform for the industry.