Metallurgy Research Centre


The 2nd Carl Loper symposium gathers more than 160 participants from 21 countries to share the most advanced technological innovations and applications of cast iron

Organized by the IK4-AZTERLAN Metallurgy Research Center, along with the American Foundry Society (AFS), the World Foundry Organization (WFO) and the Tabira Foundry Institute, this outstanding international framework has reviewed the metallurgy fundamentals of cast iron by sharing some of the latest research and technological developments for the industry. The event has also outlined some of the opportunities for this material that keeps giving response to high-demanding applications in sectors like automotive and energy, among others.


IK4-AZTERLAN takes part in the conference “Citizens and companies on the new digital era” sharing some experiences of digitalization in the metal industry

Organized by the company FERROVIAL Services, this relevant working meeting has been held in Vitoria-Gasteiz on the 1st October to share experiences related with the digital transformation challenges. The high-interest working program has offered a great opportunity to share the vision and the experience of many agents (from institutional, industrial, entrepreneurial, educational, technological and social fields) to face the challenges and the opportunities associated to the new digital era