The paper “Optimization of chemical bonded sand moulds for big size cast components. Reduction of the casting manufacturing costs” has been named as the Best Technical Study presented at the 70th World Foundry Congress, which was held in the Mexican city of Monterrey from 25 to 27 April 2012. A worldwide acclaimed award that Azterlan was firstly distinguished with in 2008 during the 68th World Foundry Congress held in Chenai, India.
The most important technological event for the foundry industry sector has brought together more than 400 national and international experts, among them the most prominent professionals in the field. During the three-day convention, organized by the Sociedad Mexicana de Fundidores (Mexican Foundry Society) and Canacintra, with the support of the World Foundry Organization, more than 90 technical papers covering ten different areas of work were presented. In addition, more than six thousand people took part in the XVIII Fundiexpo fair.