IMA Award of Excellence "Cast Product Automotive"
The International Magnesium Association (IMA), headquartered in Wauconda, Illinois, USA bestowed the lightweight construction award for the 13th time during the annual World Magnesium Conference in New Orleans, USA on 17 May 2018.
GF Casting Solutions convinced with the design of the front and rear center console in Magnesium and therefore won the first price in the category “Cast Product Automotive”. The die-casting is the two-part center console of the new Audi A8. The solution to connect the front and rear part as well as all fix points of the whole center console are integrated into the casting. The development of the components was strongly supported by the development competence of GF Casting Solutions. The Magnesium die-casting solution is produced at GF Casting Solutions Altenmarkt in Austria.