Branch Events:
14 Jul 2018: Fishing Contest read more…

Branch News:
14 May 2018: New National President for ICME read more…

14 May 2018: New Resources for National Foundry Training Centre, ECMS read more…

14 May 2018: Casting Design – Short Course read more…

17 Apr 2018: Branch AGM followed by the Peter Wakeman Memorial Lecture read more…

11 Apr 2018: Long Service Pins presentation read more…

6 Apr 2018: Foundry training returns to dedicated centre read more…

12 Mar 2018: “Students Evening” read more…

7 Feb 2018: “The Market Opportunities for Carbidic Austempered Ductile Iron (CADI)” read more…

6 Feb 2018: Ian Hughes Hon FICME read more…

6 Feb 2018: A A R (Roy) Howells Hon FICME read more…

5 Feb 2018: P C Nix Best Technical (Non-Ferrous) Student Award read more…

5 Feb 2018: The 73rd World Foundry Congress read more…

29 Jan 2018: Chris Butler FICME read more…

23 Jan 2018: “The Bill Rooker Quiz” read more…

23 Jan 2018: Presentation of cheque to Steve Bull, The Steve Bull Foundation read more…

21 Dec 2017: “Developments in the Latest Cold Box Technologies” read more…

20 Oct 2017: Packaging to prevent Corrosion to castings in transit read more…

8 Sep 2017: “An Update on the Elite Centre and ICME Training Provision” read more…

29 Jun 2017: Committing to another year read more…

29 Jun 2017: Happy retirement to Dianne read more…

25 May 2017: West Midlands Annual Banquet read more…

24 May 2017: West Midlands New Branch President read more…

27 Apr 2017: West Midlands AGM read more…

10 Mar 2017: High Level Sand Reclamation read more…

20 Feb 2017: “Foundry Education and the role of the ICME” read more…

19 Dec 2016: ICME Awards Luncheon 2016 read more…

16 Dec 2016: Steve France read more…

8 Dec 2016: “Changing Behaviour in the Foundry Industry” read more…

7 Dec 2016: NDT Midlands Ltd – Technical presentation read more…

16 Nov 2016: Steve France MICME read more…

11 Oct 2016: Grainger and Worrall works visit read more…

19 Sep 2016: “Automated Grinding Made Easy” read more…

6 Sep 2016: Mr Peter Wakeman Hon FICME read more…

19 Aug 2016: Bulldozing the past to help structure the future read more…

22 Jun 2016: West Midlands Banquet 2016 read more…

18 Apr 2016: Aluminium Heat Treatment read more…

10 Mar 2016: “Casting Impregnation” read more…

4 Feb 2016: The Foundry History in their hands read more…

1 Feb 2016: Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills read more…

27 Jan 2016: Bill Rooker Quiz read more…

23 Dec 2015: Intelligent Controls and Monitoring Systems for Todays Foundry read more…

26 Oct 2015: Visit to Inductotherm (Europe) Ltd read more…

15 Sep 2015: West Midlands Technical Meeting, 7 September read more…

17 Aug 2015: Cast Metals Industry Awards 2015 read more…

13 Aug 2015: West Midland Fishing Competition 2015 read more…

13 Aug 2015: WEST MIDLANDS FOUNDRYMENS SOCIETY GOLF DAY read more…

30 Jun 2015: Sad death of David Atkin BSc LLD Hon FICME read more…

14 May 2015: Mr T D J Weaver Prof MICME read more…

20 Apr 2015: West Midlands AGM 2015 read more…

16 Mar 2015: West Midlands Technical Meeting read more…

3 Mar 2015: West Midlands Branch Technical Meeting read more…

15 Jan 2015: The Bill Rooker Memorial Quiz January 2015 read more…

8 Dec 2014: The Inorganic Binder System read more…

1 Dec 2014: “Efficiency Driving Forward Saint Gobain” read more…

15 Oct 2014: Dr Phil Ramsell CEng FICME read more…

13 Oct 2014: Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd read more…

16 Sep 2014: Challenges of Making an Ultra Large Steel Casting read more…

30 Jul 2014: Entries for the 2015 Midland Business Awards Open read more…

24 Jun 2014: ICME Fellows Lunch read more…

14 May 2014: ICME West Midlands, Birmingham and Coventry Branch read more…

6 May 2014: Long & Notable Services Award read more…

22 Apr 2014: 3D Printing for Foundries President and Future read more…

8 Apr 2014: WEST MIDLANDS BRANCH MARCH LECTURE read more…

4 Mar 2014: Available Funding read more…

11 Feb 2014: Aluminium Recycling, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow read more…

10 Feb 2014: Sad death of Mr James Mundell read more…

20 Jan 2014: “Bill Rooker Memorial Quiz Night” read more…

10 Dec 2013: FUCHS Visit and Technical Meeting read more…

5 Dec 2013: Robots in the Foundry Industry read more…

25 Nov 2013: Level 3 Apprentice Wage Subsidy Launched read more…

12 Sep 2013: West Midlands Best Paper Award read more…

11 Sep 2013: “The Power of Dry Ice in Foundries” read more…

20 Jun 2013: West Midlands Foundrymens Society Golf Day read more…

14 May 2013: West Midlands Branch Banquet read more…

14 May 2013: West Midlands Technical Meeting on coremaking read more…

29 Apr 2013: West Midlands branch members honoured read more…

14 Mar 2013: Technical Meeting Monday 4th March 2013 read more…

7 Feb 2013: “INITEK: Process Development for Ductile iron” read more…

9 Jan 2013: The Bill Rooker Memorial Quiz 2013 read more…

6 Jan 2013: Gordon L Jones Prof MICME read more…

18 Dec 2012: ICME West Midlands, Birmingham and Coventry Branch read more…

19 Nov 2012: November Lecture read more…

5 Oct 2012: “Nucleation – The key to iron quality” read more…

25 Sep 2012: Semta New funding Incentive read more…

7 Sep 2012: 7 Epsilon, Beyond 6 Sigma Thinking read more…

7 Sep 2012: Presentation of Past President’s Medal read more…

11 Jul 2012: Peter Wakeman receives Honorary Fellowship read more…

11 Jul 2012: West Midlands Branch Annual Banquet read more…

5 Jul 2012: Midlands Business Awards 2013 read more…

5 Jul 2012: Subcon 2012 – Best of British on show read more…

17 May 2012: An unusual request, if you don’t mind…. read more…

4 Apr 2012: Inorganic Binders read more…

3 Apr 2012: Branch Annual General Meeting read more…

15 Mar 2012: The Applications and Benefits of 3D Digitizing read more…

16 Feb 2012: Simulation of Core & Mould read more…

15 Jan 2012: West Midlands Branch Technical Meeting 09/01/12 read more…

22 Dec 2011: West Mids Branch – December 2011 Meeting read more…

16 Nov 2011: West Mids, Birmingham & Coventry Branch Nov Mtg read more…

12 Oct 2011: ICME West Mids, Birmingham & Coventry Branch Mtg read more…

22 Jul 2011: Obituary Mr Frank Dunn Hon FICME read more…

19 Jun 2011: ICME Annual General Meeting read more…

19 May 2011: West Midlands Branch Annual Banquet 14/05/11 read more…

28 Mar 2011: Melt Shop Developments at Ervin Amasteel read more…

26 Jan 2011: The Production of SG Iron Crankshafts by the Shell read more…

26 Jan 2011: Bill Rooker Memorial Quiz read more…

25 Jan 2011: Sad Death of Bryn Edwards read more…

25 Jan 2011: No-Bake Binder Developments read more…

5 Oct 2010: Building new foundry in the UK read more…

29 Jun 2010: West Midlands Branch Annual Banquet read more…

10 Jun 2010: To John O’Groats for an old friend read more…

12 May 2010: Sad death of Jack Andrews read more…

3 Apr 2010: Sad Death of John Brown read more…

25 Mar 2010: Bill Rooker Quiz read more…

25 Mar 2010: High Performance Aluminium Castings read more…

25 Feb 2010: A Celebration of Man and Iron read more…

23 Feb 2010: A Brief History of the Coalbrookdale Company read more…

1 Jan 2010: Vanguard Foundry – The first 25 years read more…

26 Nov 2009: Alloy Wheels read more…

26 Nov 2009: Global Warming read more…

12 Oct 2009: High Level Sand Reclamation read more…

12 Oct 2009: UK company hosts civic dignitary in special year read more…

7 Jul 2009: West Midlands Foundrymens Society Golf Day read more…

15 Feb 2009: Sad death of Gerard Lupton Turner read more…

26 Jan 2009: Bill Rooker Memorial Quiz read more…

19 Nov 2008: International Conference Paper on ADI read more…

19 Nov 2008: Kevin Cartwright Award read more…

18 Nov 2008: Past Presidents Badge read more…

10 Oct 2008: New Developments in Metal Treatment & Melt Control read more…

1 Sep 2008: Sad death of Mr F G Passam Prof MICME read more…

24 Jun 2008: West Midlands Branch Golf Day read more…

10 Jun 2008: West Midlands Branch Banquet read more…

16 May 2008: A Journey into the Past read more…

4 Mar 2008: William Daniel 1937 – 2008 read more…

20 Feb 2008: David Wilkinson, Elkem Ltd – “New Developments read more…

31 Jan 2008: Bill Rooker Memorial Quiz 2008 read more…

15 Jan 2008: Grants for SMEs (West Midlands) read more…

18 Dec 2007: History of Foseco (FS) Ltd read more…

20 Nov 2007: Repositioning Cti to support the modern foundry read more…

29 Oct 2007: Long & Notable Service Award: Paramjit Dahri read more…

26 Oct 2007: Advances in Grey Iron Castings for Brake Discs read more…

25 Sep 2007: Long & Notable Service Award: Martin Newby read more…

20 Sep 2007: Obituary read more…

16 Jul 2007: Annual Banquet for West Midlands Branch read more…

9 May 2007: West Midlands Branch Works Visit read more…

9 May 2007: West Mids, Birmingham & Coventry Technical meeting read more…

23 Apr 2007: Rapid Prototyping & Minelco Minerals read more…

22 Apr 2007: Obituary for A D Lewis read more…