Enquire Now

News


Omega Sinto New Partnership in Australia

We have teamed up with Leussink in Australia and they will be representing Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd in Australia & New Zealand. Have a look at their website and get in touch with them if you need any information on our products, or services.   www.leussink.com.au


Omega Sinto supports their local community during charity event in Peterborough

Dragon boat racing is the fastest growing water activity in Britain today. Up to 10 people paddle each 30’ boat with a drummer at the front beating time and our helm at the tail steering a straight course. No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit!  The 22nd Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival in aid of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice and place on Saturday 11th June 2022 at...


Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd on Social Media

If you don't already follow us on our social media channels, it is possible you are missing out! 1500 followers on LinkedIn today alongside the ones on Twitter and YouTube connect with us daily via our channels. Here are some quick links. We are very active and welcome your questions or simply saying...


The Queen's Jubilee at Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery

All employees enjoyed a delightful afternoon tea party in the sunshine at our Headquarters in Peterborough celebrating The Queen's Platinum Jubilee.  In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen becomes the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. 


Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd teams with Indefunsa S.A.L.

  We are very pleased to announce that we have teamed up with INDEFUNSA,S.A.L. to represent them in the U.K. If you want to know more about their great line of products please contact Sam Garner [email protected]  #foundrysolutions https://lnkd.in/dqhjaN99


Omega Foundry Vac

PORTABLE, COMPACT & POWERFUL    The Omega Foundry Vac is the latest product to join the Omega equipment portofolio. This is the perfect foundry accessory with a suction conveying unit suitable­ for­ most­ sands, shot,­ powders,­ granular­ products and metal slag. The Vac handles up to 10 tonnes per ­hour ­of ­dry ­sand, based on 10 metre ­hose ­with ­bulk densities ­of...


What are the different types of foundries?

At Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd, we use our wealth of experience to answer some of the often-asked questions on the foundry industry, foundry equipment and the processes involved. Read on to discover more about the various types of foundry, and how they differ. What are the foundry types? Sand casting utilises sand moulds to create metal castings, which form integral parts of vital machinery that is relied upon by over 80% of...


Community spirit

Omega Sinto employees have collected 3 boxes full of books, Lego sets, fidget toys and colouring pencils for the children staying on the Amazon Ward at the Peterborough City Hospital over Christmas. This should hopefully bring some joy to the unfortunate children who have to spend their Christams in hospital.    


Sand reclamation: the essentials and its benefits

At Omega Sinto, we have almost 40 years of experience in the foundry equipment manufacturing industry, specialising in chemically bonded mould production equipment. We have a large variety of products, including sand mixers, mould handling equipment, core making machines, shakeouts, sand reclamation plants, and coating plants. Sand reclamation is thus an integral part of our manufacturing process; but what is it, and why is it so important? Our...


Live foundry events are making a good come back

19-21 October 2021 is the date we met again with new and existing customers during the International Fair held in Kielce, Poland. Together with our partner in Poland, Eurocast Industries, we were able to welcome partners and customers.This was a great opportunity to showcase our latest products and services and connect with our audience in person.  For information please contact our Sales Team at [email protected] 


Coming soon ...

The Spares Team here at Omega Sinto have been working hard to bring our customers a state of the art service for ordering Omega spare parts. A simple easy to use ordering service is due to be launched soon. We are welcoming exisitng and new customers to get in touch at [email protected] for more information on the benefits to be had.  


Everything you need to know about Foundries

Find answers to some of our popular questions on foundry equipment and processes here, and get in touch today. What are the types of foundry? Generally, sand foundries are categorised as one of two types: ferrous (dealing with iron or iron-based metals like steel), and non-ferrous (other types of metals like aluminium).  This is the primary category as it has the most impact on the equipment and methods used in the casting...


We improve and adapt to our growth

Growing as a business is about continuous adaptation. We are constantly adapting and making adjustments and improvements. This time, a very practical approach with our new 10 Tonne Gantry Crane Integrated Load cell with digital display and wireless remote control addition to our Peterbough workshop in the United Kingdom.   This will give us much more flexibility in that bay for larger machines both in building and loading.


Successful projects

We are proud to work with successful companies such as our customer Aquasub Engineering, located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. They have a long term investment strategy for their foundry operations. Having invested in recent years in no-bake moulding as well as mechanical and thermal reclamation with Omega Sinto, the latest addition is a hot coating plant for resin coated sand with a two tonne per hour capacity. Despite the pandemic, our...


Rapid Test Kits for Omega Sinto Staff

Throughout the pandemic Omega Sinto adapted day by day to the changes, restrictions, limitations and requirements in order to keep the high standards their customers have been used to. Omega Sinto teams across the world have proved resilient and determined to continue providing the best service.   Changes and policies were set in place, rigorous assessments and new systems were introduced to the business in order to adapt safely and...


ISO 45001

For organisations that are serious about improving employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating better, safer working conditions, there’s ISO 45001. According to the International Labour Organisation, more than 7 600 people die from work-related accidents or diseases every single day. That’s why an ISO committee of occupational health & safety experts set to work to develop an...


Happy customers, successful foundry projects

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, AIA Engineering based in Ahmedabad/Gujarat in India continue with their latest expansion and greenfield site development of a new foundry. A “Pooja” ceremony  was held after the  Omega Sinto shakeout was placed in position. Once complete the foundry will consist of a fully integrated box-less moulding line, capable of producing 4 moulds per hour with a maximum size of 3.2m long x...


Business as usual!

In light of recent developments, we just wanted to say that our teams locally, in Peterborough at our Headquarters and globally, are still working hard on your orders. The Spares Team are busy on calls taking your orders for spare parts and the Support Team is available to you and working on new solutions to adapt to any challenges you may have.  Contact us for sales related inquiries at [email protected]; to speak to one of the members...


AFS TO HONOUR PRESIDENT NAGAI WITH 2020 GREDE AWARD

The American Foundry Society announced that Atsushi Nagai will receive the 2020 William J. Grede Award. This award honours major contributions in the fields of management, marketing, or education which have expanded the effective use of metal castings.  Mr. Nagai is president of Sintokogio, Ltd. He started his career at this worldwide industry supplier in 1984 and has served as president since...


First International Exhibition after Lockdown

The first major International show after lockdown for Omega Sinto, which was well received and well attended in the circumstances and with safety paramount for visitors and staff. The stand was hosted by Sinto China and although we could not physically be there, we were on hand to answer customer questions via phone and video conferencing. Omega were proud to show their Thermal Reclamation unit at the exhibition which will now become our...


Safe machine start-up after the lockdown period

Our Support Team may be working from home, but we all have full access to our support documentation and are available to you with the same level of service as before. We are also still making UK site visits where absolutely necessary, as long as we are able to strictly respect Government advice. We are proud to be supporting those of you who have risen to the challenge of staying operational throughout this difficult time. However, if you have...


IFEX 2020

Sinto Omega attended the 2020 IFEX in Chennai and showed a 4-series mixer on the Gargi stand.  Excellent turnout with many good enquiries and the mixer attracted a lot of attention due to its many features.  Thanks to all existing and new customers for visiting us and making it a great show, look forward to seeing you all next year.


Improved Larger New Premises in South Africa

Endeco Omega Sinto recently moved into their new 2000SqM premises. Located on the outskirts of Johannesburg RSA the new facility allows for much better flow of work including the ability to undertake larger component manufacturing that previously could not be done. EOS was formed in 2015 and serves the Republic of South Africa and sub-sahara Africa, supplying a full range of foundry equipment and complete turn-key...


Tinker Omega is Awarded Prestigious Award in Mexico

The 'Sociedad Mexicana de Fundidories' (The Spanish Foundry Society) recognised TInker Omega Sinto's achievements as the Top Supplier for the last 10 years. All awards this year were dedicated to Mr Octavio Lerma, our agent and partner who sadly passed away last year.


Happy retirement!

A special send off, for a special colleague who will be missed by all at Omega. Barrie had a very successful career for 30 years, he excelled as Design Engineer and in equal meassures he helped many of the new starters by showing them the ropes and guiding them efficiently. He said "he could not have wished to work in a better company" and alongside his wife and colleagues we celebrated his achievements. We all wish Barrie a...


Gift collection for the children at the Petrborough City Hospital, Amazon Ward

On Wednesday, the 18th of December, Omega Sinto delivered a selection of gifts which the staff had been collecting for several weeks for the unfortunate children who are hospital bound over Christmas. The Peterborough City Hospital Staff are truly dedicated and they organise such events inviting local businesses to contribute so that the children have a gift to open on Christmas day. The gesture was well received and and the...


Sinto's 85th Anniversary

Sinto celebrated its 85th anniversary in Toyokawa, at the Company's Works. Empoyees from around the world were invited to take part in the festivities. Alongside with enjoying the opportunity to learn more about the company with each step around the facilities at the Toyokawa Works, there were many organised activities which guests could take part in. To mark the special event, Sinto entrered a competition for the largest...


Our Partner in Vietnam celebrates their 25th Anniversary

Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd were delighted to attend the 15th Year anniversary of May Casting Company Limited on  25th October 2019 in Hanoi Vietnam. May Castings have partnered with Omega since their formation, and offer their customers the full range on no-bake sand preparation, mould handling and sand reclamation systems in Vietnam. Over 100 customers attended the event and celebration. Omega Sinto is proud of...


Sheffield and Chesterfield Annual Quiz

Omega Sinto recently sponsored the Sheffield and Chesterfield Annual Quiz held at the Double Tree Hotel, Sheffield.  The event attracted around 40 participants who were treated to a traditional pie and pea supper whilst trying to answer the questions set by veteran quiz master Simon Alexander from Wm Lee. The winning team (pictured) came from Furniss and White with an excellent score. 


Scania invests in greensand to core sand reclamation from Omega Sinto for their new state of the art facility

Scania is investing £129 million to build a new state of the art greensand foundry.  Scania aim to have a melted capacity of 90,000 Tons per annum for predominately their cylinder head and block castings used in their global truck and bus vehicles. The facility will be at the cutting edge for technology, efficiency, sustainability and with a minimal environmental footprint. The new foundry at full capacity will triple...


FESA AGM at James Durrans Penistone

Many thanks to our host, Paul Siddy of James Durrans who made us very welcome.   Discussing how the foundry equipment and consumables market are at the moment, how successful the 2019 GIFA show was and what is being planned in 2020 for FESA and its members during last week's meeting.   James Durrans hosted the FESA AGM from their impressive Head Quarters built celebrating their 150th anniversary in 2013....


ICME 2019 National Awards

M M Hallett Medal   Omega has always tried to innovate in attempt to provide its customers with novel, high performing equipment. We are pioneers of developing pitless reclamation systems, high level sand reclamation, both mechanical and thermal. Omega also pioneered the use of RFID in the late 90's to control the operations of the moulding, pouring and cooling functions of a foundry. We are all very proud to receive this...


FENAF 2019

We returned to Brazil for the 18th edition of FENAF - The Latin American Foundry Fair. A vast showcase in machinery and equipment for the casting industry was the perfect set up for its visitors. FENAF also brings together the main Brazilian foundries, companies highly capable of meeting the requirements of the most important international standards, meeting its visitors’ demand from Brazil as well as the rest of the world. In line...


WFO Slovenia

The WFO (World Foundry Organisation) held its annual Technical Forum in Piran, Slovenia between the 18 - 20th of September. Mark Fenyes, Omega Sinto's Chairman and President of the WFO officially opened the ceremony, alongside colleagues and memebrs of the WFO from all over the world. The Lord Mayor of Piran hosted a special reception for the delegates - hereby pictured with Mr Mark Fenyes and The President of the Slovenian Foundry...


Roy's award

The AH GUY MEDAL AWARD is presented to members who are considered to have made an exceptional contribution to the industry.   This year the award is presented to Mr Rui Dias, our colleague and partner in South Africa.   Rui Dias has been working in the South African foundry industry since 1995 when he joined his late brother Luis’ company Endeco, a foundry equipment design and manufacturing company, where he has...


Omega Sinto wins the Cast Metals Federation 'Innovation Award' for sand reclamation

Omega Sinto wins the Cast Metals Federation 'innovation award' for their work on sand reclamation.  Pictured is Managing Director of Omega Sinto, Mark Lewis giving the acceptance speech.


Omega Sinto attends the 9th Edition of National Foundry Conclave

Omega Sinto attends the 9th Edition of National Foundry Conclave held on 16-17 November 2018 at Hotel Le Meridien, Coimbatore. The event was attended by over 600 delegates with both national and international speakers. Andy Pickering of Omega Sinto gave three separate presentations associated with Greensand reclamation for re-use in the core shop, No-bake moulding line automation and optimization of sand reclamation systems.


7th IFCE held in Lahore, Pakistan

Omega Sinto was proud to attend the 7th IFCE exhibition and conference in Lahore. The event was well attended with many enquiries for no-bake equipment.  Chris Wilding presented a paper entitled ‘Latest Technology used in No-Bake Sand Mixing’ which was very well received. We would like to thank all our friends and partners for visiting us on our stand and look forward to seeing you all again in the near future. For more...


Wil Tinker awarded the prestigious E J Walsh

The E.J. Walsh Award is the highest honor FEF currently bestows on the person who has given outstanding service over the years to the goals and ideals of FEF. It was established in 1981 to honor Edward J. Walsh for his 33 years of service as FEF's second Executive Director.  And now Wil TInker has been recognised for his dedication. Please see below a list of his predecessors:           Edward...


Recently attended AFI conference in Brisbane, Australia

Mark Fenyes, Chairman of Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd presented a paper entitled ‘The Global Foundry Industry' which looked at current and future trends for foundries around the world, along with a comparison of manufacturing costs. We are so proud of our global reach and continue to aim to fulfil our vision of being the preffered supplier of chemically bonded sand equipment to foudries around the world.   


We are looking to offer an opportunity to an Engineering Apprentice

Work while you study – an apprenticeship is a way to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to get into a career. They combine work, training, and study, letting you 'earn while you learn'. Email us at [email protected] for more information about this great opportunity. Or, have a look at our videos for more information about the industry.  


The 73rd World Foundry Congress in Kraków, Poland

Omega Sinto is proud to support the World Foundry Organisation during the 73rd World Foundry Congress in Krakow, Poland. The event represents a unique opportunity for the foundry industry with a perfect set for 3 days, 400 technical papers, 8 works visits and over 800 student technical posters. Representing Omega Sinto and the foundry industry were Mark Fenyes, the WFO President, Mark Lewis who gave a presentation on "Seeing...


Omega proudly supports the ICME

Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd has supported the ICME for many years and on this occasion, we sponsored the annual Foundry Quiz Night. Mark Fenyes is presenting the award to the captain of the winning team, Steve Smith. Congratulations!


The Institute of Indian Foundrymen, Chennai

Andy Pickering Sales Director of Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery has just returned from his visit at the Institute of Indian Foundrymen Chennai Chapter 68th National Foundry Day Celebrations The main focus of the event was improving environmental conditions within the foundry environment. Omega gave a presentation including a case study demonstrating how greensand can be reclaimed and re-used in the core shop without the need for thermal...


Official launch of the Advanced Metal Processing Centre at Brunel University

The AMPC has been established with funding of £15 million from the HEFCE UKRPIF initiative to provide solutions to the challenges of the automative industry. The facility includes a turn key installation supplied by Omega Sinto, comprising: Spartan 410P pivotal mixer, Size 3 compaction table, Size 3 rollover, control panel, E1000R mould manipulator. We are proud to have our equipment working in world class facilities.  


Litye 2018 exhibition Zaporozhye, Ukraine

What a busy month May was for Omega Sinto! We are glad to have recently met with new and exisitng customers during Litye 2018 exhibition in Zaporozhye, Ukraine. The event was well attended and well organised, which allows both suppliers and customers great business opportunities.      


Omega Sinto proudly supports NSPCC organisation

We have been supporting NSPCC for a number of years now and we will continue to do so in aid of a cause we strongly belive in.  NSPCC stands for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - they take responsibility to keep childhood free from abuse, and we must do everything possible to protect children and prevent it from happening. So if a law needs to change, or if more needs to be done to protect children, the...


Sintokogio Corporation Japan aquires a majority interest in Omega Foundry Machinery

Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd is very pleased to announce that Sintokogio Corporation located in Nagoya, Japan has acquired a majority interest in the company.  Omega and Sinto have enjoyed a long working relationship together (since 2006) and this next stage will allow both companies to benefit from the expanded equipment range in the field of chemically bonded sand, combined with the global reach of the two companies.  The name...


New strategic alliance between Omega and Sinto

Omega has had strong ties with Japanese based Sintokogio Ltd. for over six years now and under a license agreement has successfully built and marketed their ‘USR’ range of secondary reclamation units. Based on this success and to build upon the relationship further the two companies have recently formed a strategic alliance that will have the following benefits; ·        Increase range...


Contact us and see how we can help