European Die Casting Award 2022

New award for European die castings: For the first time, the German Die Casting Association (Verband Deutscher Druckgießereien e.V. - VDD) and the trade fair EUROGUSS organize the European Die Casting Competition. The competition is also supported by the Federal Association of the German Foundry Industry e.V. (Bundesverband der Deutschen Gießerei-Industrie e.V. - BDG), the General Association of the Aluminum Industry (Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. - GDA) and the European Magnesium Research Association e.V. (Europäischen Forschungsgemeinschaft Magnesium e.V. - EFM). This competition is intended to demonstrate to the public and customers in particular the diversity of applications, the innovative strength, the high level of quality and the performance of the die-casting process in the materials aluminium, magnesium and zinc.

The competition entries will be assessed individually in the materials and evaluated in terms of innovation, quality, cost-effectiveness, resource-efficient design and level of difficulty. Subsequently, the three best parts for each material will be awarded. The evaluation and selection of the castings will be carried out by a competent jury from research and industry.

The winners will be announced at the opening event of EUROGUSS 2022 on January 17th, 2022. At the award ceremony on January 18th, 2022, the prize will be presented during the press tour with a certificate and the EUROGUSS Die Casting Award. The jury‘s decision will be communicated to the winners in writing at the beginning of December 2021.

In addition, the participants of the opening event will vote for an audience award from places 1 to 3 of the respective materials on the evening of January 17th, 2022.

To participate, please fill out the form below and send it together with the castings to:

Verband Deutscher
Druckgießereien e.V.
Hansaallee 203
40549 Düsseldorf

Submission deadline: September 30th, 2021


Call for papers

We invite you to take part in the conference on the 21st Die Casting Conference at the EUROGUSS trade fair. Send us your abstract until September 27th 2021.

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Competitive Conditions

You can find the terms and conditions for participating in the European Die Casting Award 2022 here.

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The jury

At EUROGUSS 2022, the most innovative and technically outstanding die-cast products made from aluminum, magnesium and zinc will be honored. The winners are selected by an expert jury.

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