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Smart Maintenance for Improved Performance     After the successful Club Maintenance Day at Setforge Estamfor in February this year, another Setforge entity – Setforge L’Horme is inviting professionals to discover the countless advantages of smart maintenance with the next-gen...
Employees Are Company’s Most Precious Asset   After the devastating 2008/2009 due to the world’s financial crisis, FMGC has been continuously stabilizing its position at the metalworking market. The foundry has become the European leader in the manufacture of cast iron counterweights and...
The Foundry Is Continuously Investing in Its Employees Knowing the power of well-trained employees, FMGC is continuously investing in making its workforce more efficient, more motivated and more confident. The last training follows the initiative of the CQPM – a French Metallurgy Certificate...
Next-Gen CMMS for Improved Maintenance Performance   FMGC regularly participates at meetings between regional professionals to present and exchange best practices. The last meeting was held on October, 13 when Mobility Work – the maintenance management platform deployed at the foundry,...
320 Shells to Fix and Secure the Electricity Cable The Laying of the FMGC Protecting and Ballasting Shells   On September 28, the French company Enedis, managing 95% of the public electricity distribution network of continental France, installed 320 submarine protecting and ballasting...
Lightweight Forged Parts for Reduced CO2 Emissions The Lightweight Forging Initiative started in 2013 when international forging and steel manufacturers joined forces to investigate lightweight design potential. The strict EU emission requirements are prompting manufacturers to reduce the CO2...
Cast Iron Counterweights Keep in Place a Floating Wind Turbine   As a part of its MRE diversification, the European leader in cast iron counterweights and ballast solutions – FMGC, has successfully designed and manufactured customized clump weights for a pioneering offshore project....
Setforge Hot Formers Relies on Automation, Industry 4.0 Trends and R&D Projects   Setforge Hot Formers has recently purchased a forging line striking 100 round gears every minute.    A well-know technical journalist Marion Garreau published earlier this month an overview...
  In July the DS brand released a new limited edition, the DS 3 Dark Side, another effort to demonstrate PSA Groupe's determination to remain at the forefront of innovation. Engineered using an innovative parametric design, some parts have been produced by titanium additive manufacturing...
Farinia Group Chosen for the Relaunch of the FFF meetings Setforge Hot Formers will host the first FFF Maintenance Commission event since 2014. Setforge Hot Formers belongs to the forging subsidiary of Farinia, Setforge and is specialized in the manufacture of hot forged components for the...

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