Events of the GDA

International Aluminium Die casting Competition 2020

Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. (GDA) organised the international competition for aluminium die-castings in partnership with the German Foundrymen's Association (Bundesverband der Deutschen Gießerei-Industrie e.V., BDG). The
Austrain Non-Ferrous Metal Federation of the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO) and the Swiss aluminium association ( also supported the competition.

About the Competition

For many years, the Aluminium Die-casting Award has proven to be a successful platform for demonstrating the high quality standards of aluminium die-castings. The aim of the competition is to boost interest in aluminium, a versatile material, still further and to demonstrate further fields of application. Criteria for evaluating the castings, submitted to the Aluminum Die Casting Competition 2020, were the die-cast conform and resource efficient construction. Prizes were awarded by a jury of experts from research and practice to three castings from renowned manufacturers with a further three castings receiving special commendations. Captive or jobbing foundries can enter as many castings as they wish.

Winners of 2020


Jörg H. Schäfer

Head of Recycling and Sustainability
Head of Metal Powder

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