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Sustainability and environment

Smitheries and Foundry Industry BREF Diagnosis

Do you know the positioning of your plant regarding the upcoming BREF document?

The BAT (Best Available Techniques) reference documents, better known as BREF documents, bring together all the information related to the best available techniques for the prevention and control of environmental pollution by European industries.


After the publication in February 2024 of the draft of what will be the future BREF for Smitheries and Foundry industries and its entry into force scheduled for 2025, companies do already have the opportunity to start working on compliance with the requirements included in this document of great relevance.


In order to do so, it is essential to know the current state and starting point of each plant and its situation with respect to the requirements of the BREF. The Smitheries and Foundry industry BREF Diagnostic allows to identify particular objectives and specific areas to work on, along with a detailed action plan.

Improvement of sustainability

We can help you improve the sustainability and efficiency of your manufacturing process.


Shaping the
Foundry of the Future

“The Foundry of the Future is that of connected processes that is able to take advantage of the knowledge generated inside the company at the same time that it keeps learning from its manufacturing and market experience.

Along with a deep knowledge of metallurgy, Industry 4.0 technologies, advanced data management systems and machine learning technologies have landed in this industry to transform the way castings are conceived”.

Susana Méndez, PhD

Susana Méndez, PhD
Director of Foundry Technologies

Aitor Loizaga

Aitor Loizaga
Iron Foundry Technologies

Asier Bakedano, PhD

Asier Bakedano, PhD
Light Materials

Dr. Javier Nieves

Javier Nieves, PhD
Intelligent Manufacturing Technologies



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