WELCOME

The Tabira Foundry Institute, the World Foundry Organization and IK4-Azterlan would like to invite you to participate in the 71st World Foundry Congress that will take place in Bilbao (Spain), from May 19th-21st 2014.

For many years, the foundry industry has played a determining role in the economic and social development of civilizations. Contemporary demands and requirements from current society drive and inspire experts in the search for new technological advances. The different activities gathered within the Congress and the International Foundry Exhibition will represent an extraordinary opportunity to exchange technical knowledge and to build personal and professional relationships with the common goal of a prosperous and sustainable future. This international event will take place in the city of Bilbao. A living metropolis, where the different historical, industrial and economical trends are reflected in its magnificent architectural styles. Always open to visitors and ready to share its extensive cultural offerings, well recognized gastronomy and sincere hospitality.

We look forward to seeing you in Bilbao in 2014.

Yours sincerely,

The Organizing Committee of the 71st World Foundry Congress