case studies








November 1-4



20th International Die Casting
Congress & Exhibition

Cleveland Convention Center,
Cleveland, Ohio



November 1-3


Tech East '99
Technology 2009
Fountainebleau Hilton, Miami Beach, Florida

November '99


Romanian Foundry Technical Assn.
15th Romanian Foundry Conference
Bucharest, Romania.

October 31- Nov. 3


Investment Casting Institute (ICI)
47th Annual Technical Meeting and Tabletop Exhibition
The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco

October 31- Nov. 4


International Metallographic Society (IMS)
32nd Annual Convention
Cincinnati Convention Center
, Cinncinnati

October 20-23


Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society
The 7th China International Industry Fair (CIF '99). The 3rd China International Foundry Exhibition
Shanghai Mart, Shanghai, China

October 20-21


The International Magnesium Assn. (IMA)
International Desulphurisation Seminar
Prague Hilton Hotel, Prague, Czech Repulic

October 14-17


Foundrymen's Assn. Of Turkey
Ankiros Foundry Congress, International Congress for Foundry Technology and Management
Belyik Duzu, Istanbul

October 13-16


The Brazilian Assn. Of Foundrymen
CONAF/FENAF '99, Congress and Fair for Foundry, Inputs and Equipment
Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo, Brazil

October 11-15


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Fall Conference and Quality Testing Show
Hyatt Regency Phoenix and Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center, Phoenix

October 10-13


AFS 1st International Conference on Gating, Filling and Feeding of Aluminum Castings
Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee



Foundry Assn. Of Ukraine
3rd Congress of Ukrainian Foundrymen
, Ukraine

September 28-29


Czech Foundry Technical Assn.
36th Foundry Days
Brno, Czech Republic

September 27-30


The Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS), Materialica '99/Euromat, 2nd International Trade Fair for Innovative Materials, Processes and Applications,
New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany

September 27-30


Assn. Of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE)
1999 Iron and Steel Exposition
Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland

September 20-22


Tech East '99
New England Design and Manufacturing Expo
Hynes Convention Center, Boston

September 14-16


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Assn. For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and American Machine Tool Distributors' Assn. (AMTDA)
Advanced Productivity Exposition
Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan

September 13-16


Computer Technology Solutions '99 & Detroit Advanced Productivity Exposition (APEX) '99
Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan

September 11-14


64th World Foundry Congress
Paris, France

September 9


Assn. Italiana di Metallurgia (AIM)
Leonardo's Horse and Art Foundry International Seminar
Milan, Italy

August 27-30


Australian Foundry Convention
Australian Foundry Institute
Queenstown, New Zealand

August 17-19


The Materials Information Society (ASM International)
Imaging Tech
Arlington Park Hilton, Arlington Park, Illinois

July 28-31


Casting Industry Suppliers Assn. (CISA)
Summer Meeting
Sonnenalp Resort, Vail, Colorado



British Investment Casting Trade Assn. (BICTA)
24th Conference and Exhibition
Randolph Hotel, Oxford, England

June 9-15


GIFA '99, METEC '99, and Thermprocess '99
Dusseldorf, Germany

Left:CAST Expo fair; Juergen Biermann, head of SIMTEC USA and Tom MacDonald of Primary Casting Technologies (center) sealing a purchase of the SIMTEC software with Don Huizenga, President of Kurdziel Iron of Rothbury.
Right: Colleagues standing at the RWP/SIMTEC booth at GIFA 99, from left to right, Birthe, Joachim & Edurne.

May 19-21


Ductile Iron Society (DIS)
Annual Meeting
Holiday Inn, South Bend, Indiana

May 4-6


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Assn. For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and American Machine Tool Distributors' Assn. (AMDTA)
Advanced Productivity Exposition
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis

April 20-22


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing '99 Conference and Exposition
The Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois

April 19-24


Hannover Fair '99
Hannover, Germany

April 19-20


The Castings Development Centre
International Environmental Conference, "Sustainable Castings Production"
St. John's Swallow Hotel, Solihull, West Midlands, England

Apri l7-10


Casting Industry Suppliers Assn, (CISA)
Spring Conference
The Registry Resort, Naples, Florida

March 15-19


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Spring Conference and 8th Annual Research Symposium
Orlando Marriott International Drive
, Orlando, Florida

March 15-18


National Design Engineering Show and Conference
McCormick Place
, Chicago

SIMTEC team at the CAST Expo fair. From left to right: Don Wade (PCT), Tom MacDonald (PCT), Ryan Choi (rear),(DBM Systems), Don Johnson (PCT), Daryll Nazarene (DBM Systems), Reinhard Vomhoff (RWP/SIMTEC), Rita Biermann (SIMTEC), Jurgen Biermann (SIMTEC), Karen Crespi (DBM Systems), Konrad Weiss (RWP/SIMTEC), Peter Wahlen (Grunewald New Technologies)

March 13-16


AFS 103rd Casting Congress and CastExpo
America's Center, St. Louis

March 2-4


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Assn. Of Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and American Tool Distributors' Assn. (AMTDA)
Nashville '99 Advanced Productivity Exposition
Nashville Convention Center, Nashville, Tennessee

March 2000




March 6-8


Intertech Corp., International Iron Oxides for Hard & Soft Ferite Magnets Conference 2000
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Berlin, Germany

March 6-9


SAE 2000 International Congress & Exposition
Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA

March 9-11


AFS Northwest Regional Conference
Sheraton Hotel, Tacoma Washington




March 12-16


The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME)
129th Annual Meeting
Opryland Hotel and Convention Center
Nashville, Tennessee

March 13-16


National Design Engineering Show & Conference
McCormick Place North
, Chicago, Illinois

March 20-25


Hannover Fair 2000 - World's Leading Fair for Industry, Automation and Innovation
Hannover Fairgrounds, Hannover, Germany

March 23-25


AFS Texas Regional Conference
Camberly Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

March 25-28


Casting Industry Suppliers Assn. (CISA)
Spring Conference

Hotel Del Coronada, Coronada, California

March 30-31


Australian Journal of Mining
2nd Annual Magnesium Conference 2000

Star City, Sydney, Australia

APRIL 2000



April 4-6


3rd International Trade Show for Pressure Die Casting

Sindelfingen, Germany

April 5-6


The Aluminum Association
Spring Meeting

Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.

April 8-11


AFS 104th Casting Congress
Pittsburgh Hilton & Towers, Pittsburgh

April 11-13


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Conf. & Expo

Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois

April 11-14


The 2nd China International Diecasting Congress & Exhibition (China Diecasting 2000)
Shanghai International Exhibition Center
Shanghai, China

May 2002




May 4-7


CastExpo 2002
Kansas City, MO.


May 2008




May 17-20


CastExpo 2008
Atlanta, Georgia.  Booth #847