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Casting and Die Casting Market Insight

The German foundry industry comprises around 600 companies from the ferrous, steel and non-ferrous metal foundry sectors. The industry sector is predominantly medium-sized, with only 9% of the companies in the German foundry industry being large companies with more than 500 employees. Due to the persistently weak demand, especially from the construction and mechanical engineering industries, aluminum production in Germany continued to decline in 2023. The multiple challenges in the German aluminum and foundry industry are also reflected in M&A market. 65% of the M&A transactions in the last 5 years (2018 – 2023) were related to insolvency or restructuring situations.

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