The Swedish Foundry Association employs the Swerea SWECAST institute to carry out research, development and consulting projects. The institute has exceptional competence in matters relating to the foundry branch and serves in a variety of capacities, e.g. as impartial expert consultant, research project leader, and research partner of companies. Swerea SWECAST also has an experimental foundry which is used for everything from education programmes to experimental castings and prototype construction.

Further details on the services, special offers and facilities of Swerea SWECAST are available at: www.swereaswecast.se

Casting Innovation Centre Together with the Swedish Foundry Association and the Jönköping University School of Engineering, Swerea SWECAST operates the Casting Innovation Centre (CIC), a leading world centre for research, development and education located in Jönköping. The chief function of CIC is to strengthen the Swedish foundry branch, with a particular focus on materials technology, process technology and cast products development.

Additional information on CIC is available at: www.castinginnovationcentre.se