Canceled events and suspended foundries – the metal industry in general and Aluminum screen supplier in particular, is not spared by Coronavirus infections in China. Due to the postponement of international trade fairs, the infectious disease has made a huge global impact.
The current scenario regarding the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 is still quite unclear. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there have been 1,395,136 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 81,580 deaths all over the globe.
The impacts on the economic circumstances, particularly on foundries and the aluminum business, are correspondingly unsure. As a prudent step, various trade exhibitions have just been deferred. Huge events have been constrained. Also, a specific number of workers of Aluminum profile manufacturers in China have been told to work from home.
Postponed Trade Fairs
As the Guangdong Province Ministry of Commerce recommends, every single major occasion ought to be suspended because of the novel coronavirus. This additionally influences the aluminum industry. The universal fairs for instrument and mold making were initially planned for February 26 to 28, 2020 in Guangzhou, yet has now been deferred. An elective date isn’t yet known.
Also, CastForge 2020, a trade exhibition for forged and cast parts with machining, is postponed to June 8-10, 2021 because of the spread of the coronavirus. “The health of everyone has top priority and with the official legal regulation we can create planning security for exhibitors, visitors, and all partners”, says Thomas Walter, Head of the Industry & Technology Division and member of the Management Board at Messe Stuttgart. “Our aim is to get back on track right away and to implement a successful trade fair in 2021,” He emphasized.
Zinc Die Casting Conference
The captioned Conference also got postponed from June 2020 to the year 2021. The one and a half-day event is of dire interest to die casters, specifiers, designers, design engineers and representatives from the end-user market, and glorifies the latest innovations and research, developments in zinc die casting alloys and process technologies design and performance and enhancing the functionality of zinc die castings.
Can Foundries Contribute During Coronavirus Outbreak?
Because of the loss of orders, foundries are now rethinking and coming up with creative alternatives. Druckguss Service Deutschland, in this case, is setting an excellent example. The company now also produces disinfectant stands from aluminum, apart from other materials. As per the company, the stand can be fixed in receptions, entrance areas, sales and conference rooms as well as in toilets and at cash desks.
Germany’s Aluminum Industry is Facing Danger
The German aluminum market is also feeling the impact of the coronavirus. In a press release dated March 18th, 2020, Marius Baader, Managing Director of the General Aluminum Association said: “The German aluminum industry is looking at current developments with great concern.”
Significant customer sectors in Germany and Europe have just started to halt or fundamentally diminish production. The car business specifically is a fundamental mechanical burden on the aluminum business. Manufacturers likewise underscore that the free development of products must be kept up no matter what, as the store network of the aluminum business is composed based on a high level of division of labor.