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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 sales@ofml.net 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...


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...


Upcoming event - WFO WORLD FOUNDRY SUMMIT 2018

We are proud to support The World Foundry Organization who is hosting the World Foundry Summit in Rome, Italy, on the 8th and 9th November.This will be an invitation only event, especially focused on the presence of owners and CEO's of foundry businesses both casting producers and suppliers, to meet, network and learn.The event will see world renowned and highly respected speakers making presentations on key topics...


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...


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...


Proud to be hosting the WFO meeting at our headquarters in Peterborough

Hosting the recent WFO meeting, was a great honour for us at Omega Sinto. The formal dinner took place at Burghley House https://www.burghley.co.uk/, Stately Home in Stamford. For more information on the WFO and the industry please follow the link for their website http://www.thewfo.com The event was also covered by The Foundry Trade Journal so please keep an eye out...


International trade fair of foundry & metallurgical technologies

The 4 day event was held from the10th April to the 13th April at the Minsk Marriott Hotel in Minsk, Belarus. This event showcases a wide range of all related foundry technologies and equipment, processes and metallurgical technologies, recycling and all industry relevant aspects. For Omega Sinto, it is was a great business opoortunity.


The re-launch of a UK conference and exhibition totally dedicated to the cast metals industry

The event will was held at Cranfield University on 27th and 28th March 2018 and Omega Sinto had a table-top exhibition. The event was organised by the Foundry Equipment & Supplies Association (FESA) and the Cast Metals Federation (CMF) and it was an excellent opportunity for the foundries, suppliers and academics to come together from all sectors of the cast metals industry.  As President of FESA, Chris...


Omega Sinto Attends Mineral Recycling Forum in Cologne

  Chris Wilding recently presented a paper at the Mineral Recycling Forum in Cologne in front of 120 delegates from countries as far afield as USA, Argentina, India, Mexico and Europe.  The paper was titled ‘Chromite Sand Reclamation’ and proved to be of great interest for the delegates whom mainly specialised in all types of mineral recycling.  With chromite sand rapidly increasing in...


Omega proudly donates equipment to ECMS

Omega proudly donates equipment for the Elite Training Centre - supporting the industry is somehting we value highly The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) is a new employer-led training facility for the Black Country, designed to enhance productivity in the region’s high value manufacturing sector. Building on the region’s renowned industrial heritage, the Elite Centre will...


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...


New WFO President Appointed - Mark Fenyes

The World Foundry Organization is the recognised centre of strategic foundry knowledge, designed to develop, enhance and improve the production of metal castings; through the latest technical and sustainable industry practices. Mark Fenyes has been the recently appointed President for the organisation. Please follow the link below for upcoming events of the WFO: http://www.thewfo.com/events/ ...


IFEX 2018

Continued success for Omega as we see through another busy show at IFEX in Ahmedabad, India. It is always a good opportunity to see our long term partners Gargi Engineering and Omega Sane, as well as our cutomers. We would like to thank everyone for their support and loyalty.


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

As we celebrate another successful year, it is always a perfect opportunity to be thankful to our customers and partners all over the world for their continued support! We are looking forward to a bright new start in 2018, but until then we wish you all an enjoyable festive break! The Omega Team


Endeco Omega 8-station carousel moulding line

This foundry has subsequently had regular upgrades in equipment and in 2013 the Group showed further commitment to its African clients when the company acquired the plant, equipment and buildings of a specialist large casting foundry based in the Eastern Cape.  The rationale behind the investment was that the profile of the Isando foundry limited the company to the size of castings manufactured and this...


Annual CMF (Cast Metal Federation) Industry Awards Dinner

Omega is proud to attend the annual CMF (Cast Metal Federation) Industry Awards Dinner at the Manor Hotel, in Coventry.  The evening was chaired by Dr Pam Murrell accompanied by guest speaker, Eve Pollard. Thanks to all of the sponsors and organisers for the event and congratulations to all of the winners, in particular Brunel University with which Omega have a close association.


And the winner is ...

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph Awards - Omega is the winner for Export! The best in business was celebrated on Friday, the 17th of November at the 22nd annual Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards 2017. A record 300 plus business leaders and their guests attended the ceremony at the East of England Arena and Events Centre for the presentation of awards for outstanding achievement in 11 categories of...


New President for FESA

Chris Wilding appointed as President of FESA http://www.foundryequipment.info/ (Foundry Equipment & Supplies Association)  The Foundry Equipment and Supplies Association is the trade organization set up nearly one hundred years ago to promote the very best in foundry equipment, technology, knowledge and materials. At the time that the UK was the leading foundry nation in the world FESA has worked with the...


Omega proudly sponsors the Quiz night organised by the ICME

ICME held a quiz night in Sheffield, which Omega proudly sponsored. Congratulations to the winners from William Cook Foundry. 


Long term supporters of NSPCC

Omega has been supporting NSPCC charity for a number of years and it is always with great pride. We have attended various events and they are each of great awareness of the great charity work the team acheive. NSPCC are the leading children's charity in the UK, specialising in child protection and dedicated to the fight for every childhood. They are the only UK children's charity with statutory powers and that...


Omega values their suppliers and recognises the successful cooperation

We value our business partners and enjoy playing golf! Omega hosted a Supplier Golf Day on Friday to thank their key suppliers for their continued support and assistance through what has been a very busy time for ourselves. The day was very well received by all participants and the feedback was extremely positive, so we can safely mark this down as a success. The weather helped and kept dry, so everyone could...


FENAF Brazil 2017

Omega participated in the 2017 FENAF exhibition held 26- 29 September in Sao Paulo, Brazil together with our new representative CERP. It is safe to say it has been another great show with lots of interest from existing international and new potential customers alike! We would like to thank our partners and visitors for their continued support.  Pictured: Paul Fein/Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd and Renato...


Omega Builds the Largest Rollover in the Company’s History

As part of a large contract for an overseas aerospace foundry, Omega has now completed tests on this ‘Size 9’ Rollover.  The machine stands at 6.3 M in height weighs 34 tonnes.  It will be capable of rotating and stripping a mould with dimensions 3500mm x 2500mm x 875/875.  This is the largest Rollover ever made by Omega and, as far as we know, by any other manufacturer as well!The design...


South East Asian Agents' Conference

Meeting our partners and colleagues in Ipoh, Malaysia, was a fantastic opportunity to review product development and service. It was a successful event which culminated at Wes Omega Malaysia, serving the foundry needs in South East Asia.  


The official opening of their foundry extension at FSE

Omega was proud to attend the recent opening of the FSE foundry extension.  Chris Wilding represented Omega at the Braintree site, where David Bisset (MD) addressed an audience of suppliers and employees to present apprenticeship awards, as well as perform the official opening of the new extension. Omega wishes FSE the very best of luck for the future and is proud to be associated with such a successful and...


Omega Aquires Business Assets of Foundry Technical and Liaison Ltd (FTL)

Omega is pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired the business assets of Foundry Technical and Liaison Ltd (FTL) http://www.ftlfoundryequipment.co.uk/ FTL were formed in 1964 and originally specialised in large scale foundry projects, including automated moulding lines, long campaign cupolas, chemically bonded sand equipment and latterly large (non-foundry) recycling projects. It is Omega’s intention to incorporate the...


Omega Foundry Machinery and Simpson Technologies Enter Into a Global Agreement

Demands continue on foundries to create better castings, at lower costs while addressing the problem of disposing of large quantities of waste sand into landfills.  Sand is the largest foundry process waste, and in some instances can constitute up to 70% of total waste volume.  Omega Foundry Machinery and Simpson Technologies have joined forces to help foundries realize the cost savings and technical...


Agents' Conference at the Peterborough Headquarters

More than 60 business partners from over 30 countries around the world, some travelling from as far as Australia, Chile, Brazil, Malaysia and Taiwan, as well as Europe and America joined us on the 29-30th of June for technical product updates, market analysis and team building at the Omega headquarters in Peterborough. The opportunity to discuss current and future projects as well as innovation and product updates, were just a few aspects on...


Omega partners with John Winter

Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd are pleased to announce that John Winter have become their exclusive agent in the UK.  The agreement was formally signed at the John Winter Sales Conference by Adam Bennett and Chris Wilding (shown in the attached image).  This agreement marks an exciting new development for both companies and offers UK foundries a wider range of supplies and services. Also, the closer...


Metal + Metallurgy China 2017

Omega attended the 2017 ‘Metals China’ exhibition in Shanghai. Organizers China Foundry Association China Iron and Steel Association Metallurgical Council of CCPIT Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society Industrial Furnace Institution of CMES Rated as Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest expo in the metal and metallurgical industry, Metal+Metallurgy China has been...


Celebrating the Expansion of the Foundry at Finch Seaman Enfield Group Ltd

Happy customers make the business world very rewarding! FSE Group was established in January 2001 when Enfield Foundry Holdings Ltd merged its commercial foundry (Enfield Foundry) and pattern shop (Crockett-Orwin Patterns) with the Essex-based Finch Seaman Foundry, Nautilus Fine Art Foundry and AATi Ltd, makers of metal stairway products. Enfield Foundry moved from Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire where it had been...


Successful Trade Show in Ukraine

Casting Trade Show 23-25 May 2017, Kozak Palace, Zaporizhia,  Ukraine Omega completes another successful event together with our partner in Ukraine, Ukrest. Casting is a 3-day event being held at the Exhibition Center Kozak-Palace in Zaporizhya, Ukraine. This event showcases products like various products and services as well as equipment for the casting industry etc. ...


Mark Fenyes talking about ‘The Global Casting Industry’

Mark Fenyes, Chairman of Omega and Vice President of the WFO is talking about "The Global Casting Industry" during the 16th International Foundry Conference located in Opatija, Croatia.  


Association of Danish Foundries Technical Seminar

Omega is in Denmark this week! Chris Wilding gave a paper entitled ‘Sand Reclamation for No-Bake Foundries’ at the DSBF Technical Seminar.  The event was attended by 30 foundrymen from all over Denmark at the sand quarry and processing plant of Dansand.  On arrival, the delegates were given an interesting tour of the facility and then a short presentation about the Dansand operation. The...


BRICS and WFO Forum, Johannesburg, South Africa

BRICS and WFO Forum, Johannesburg South Africa The recent event was held in conjunction with the South African Metal Casting Conference and the BRICS Conference and was organised by the WFO member association in South Africa – the National Foundry Technology Network. The conference and exhibition unfolded over three days and were extremely well received by the delegates.   Pictured from left to right...


The New William Cook Precision Foundry

The official opening of the new facility at William Cook Cast Products Ltd, Sheffield The foundry industry perseveres in improvement and evolution, like all other industries, but it takes sustained determination to be amongst the ones who take it to new heights and William Cook are the best at proving the point. It also vouches for the Chairman’s motto “perseverantia obstinatioque” (persistence...


Omega returns from a succesful show in Lahore, Pakistan.

Omega joins the local agent in Pakistan for another successful exhibition   Pakistan Foundry Association has decided to accelerate its efforts in developing the local foundry sector for the export market. Pakistan is set to grow as a producer and exporter of castings, expecting high growth in the auto sector, tractor industry, agriculture machinery and the truck and bus sector. The international foundry consultants and speakers...


Omega is proud to see the Silvan project nearing completion

The Silvan Project is nearing completion Silvan's new foundry, located on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey is now nearing completion. The foundry is planned to produce up to 15000 tonnes of steel castings that are exported all over the world and used in industries such as cement, rolling mills, mining and crusher plants when finished. Omega's supply consists of a mobile mixer, shuttle moulding system, fast...


Omega has a strong order book for 2017

Omega has started the year well with some significant orders coming through which is expected to continue for the foreseeable future given the upturn in the market coupled with a weaker GPB.  


2017 IFEX, Kolkata INDIA

Omega takes part in the 2017 IFEX in Kolkata Together with our partners, Gargi HA and Omega Sane, Omega had a very successful exhibition in Kolkata.  Although the exhibition itself was on a smaller scale compared to previous IFEX’s, it was still well attended with many key visitors to the Omega stand.  We are keen to thank all our customers and partners who visited us and we look forward to seeing...


Omega Supports Save the Children

We are proud supporters of the work Save the Children Charity does aorund the world. They cover emergencies, education, child poverty, helath, hunger, child protection and children's rights needs. On the 16th of December, at Omega, we all wore a Christmas Jumper and raised money in order to contribute to such a great cause.    


13th International Exhibition of Metallurgy 2016

METAFO 2016 - The 13th International Exhibition of Metallurgy  Date: 14 -17 November 2016  Venue: Tehran Permanent Fairground, Tehran, Iran  Website: http://iranmetafo.com/en/ The International Exhibition has provided companies with a great opportunity to showcase their brands and advantages in a spacious market and develop their network of...


Omega Second Annual Service and Support Training Seminar

Omega takes pride in its high levels of Service & Support and we recently held the second annual Service and Support Training Seminar. This year we concentrated on Fault Finding on Omega Equipment. That included specifically PLC & HMI monitoring and Editing, Electrical Circuits both control and power and finally hydraulic setup and fault finding. We also covered the importance of accurate reporting and the new...


ICME National Awards Luncheon at Black Country Living Museum

The recent ICME Awards Luncheon, Mark Fenyes, accompanied by his wife accepts his Past Presidents medal from incoming national president Mr John Townsend. Omega strongly supports The Institute of Cast Metal Engineering.


Ankiros, Turkey

Omega recently attended the Ankiros, in Istanbul - International Iron-Steel And Foundry Technology, Machinery And Products Trade Fair. It is one of the most successful and widely attended fair after GIFA. There were 985 exhibitors from 45 countries, 390 national, 595 international in total. 16.015 visitors from 77 countries. 22.434 square meters net stand...


Bilbao Foundry Conference 2016 (Jornada fundicion Bilbao 2016)

On the 29 September, Omega and Euskatfund joined to take part in the Bilbao Foundry Conference 2016 (Jornada fundicion Bilbao 2016). A technical presentation with the title “Secondary attrition as an alternative to thermal reclamation” was given by Omega, followed by a paper by an existing USR user - Suner Foundry from Sabadell, Spain. Carlos Pintado from Suner explained their first hand experience with the machine for the past...


Let's Change Lives with Every Slice

Macmillan Coffee Morning - fund raising event Support is the word! On Friday the 30th of September, Omega was a team, yet again, this time in aid of a very generous cause - raising money for the Macmillan Cancer Support chairty. £450.76 was the result of high sugar levels and a lot of generosity.  


IFF Dresden

IFF  & WFO in Dresden, Germany A successful forum was held recently in Dresden and it also coincided with the executive meeting of the WFO (World Foundry Organisation). Seated left to right is A Turner (General Secretary), Professor Suchy (Treasurer) Professor Kim (President) Mark Fenyes (Vice President & Chairman at Omega)


Chris Wilding receives the Kevin Cartwright Award

Chris Wilding receives the Kevin Cartwright Award for the best paper of 2015 from Gareth Jeremiah at the West Midlands ICME meeting.  Chris’ paper was entitled ‘Latest technology used in No-Bake Applications’ and gave an update on how Omega was taking advantage of the latest in RFID and cloud based communications to enable foundries to be more efficient and better informed as to how their...


Omega is attending yet another successful show in Taiwan

Omega recently attended the Taiwan Casting Industry Association conference in Taipei.  This was a joint affair held by the Taiwanese foundry association, the Chinese foundry association and the Hong Kong foundry association.  Omega’s agent, Envoy showed a very good stand with videos of recent Omega mechanized moulding lines.  The event was very well attended and the during the evening dinner...


Metallurgy Litmash Iternational Trade Fair

Together with our partner in Russia, we were glad to take part in yet another well attended event. Metallurgy - Litmash is a 4 day event being held from 5th June to 8th June 2017 at the Expocenter Krasnaya Presnya Moscow in Moscow, Russia. This event showcases products like metallurgical plants and rolling mills, thermo process technology, foundry machinery, sheet metals, welding, cutting, joining technology,...


Omega Attends Exhibition in Poland

Omega recently exhibited at the Focast Foundry Forum in Poland along with our partner Eurocast.  Omega showed its latest generation mixer – the Spartan IV – which has many innovative features and which attracted much attention from visitors and exhibitors alike. Omega would like to thank all the visitors who came to our stand and look forward to meeting them all again in the near future.   ...


Mark Fenyes confirmed as Vice President of the World Foundry Organisation

  Mark Fenyes is pictured below second from the left amongst the other executives of the WFO and the current President Professor Kim (seated in the centre of the first row) at the recent meeting and conference held in Nagoya, Japan. Mark is very pleased and honoured to be considered for this position and his Presidency will coincide with the next WFO conference to be held in 2018 in Krakow, Poland.   ...


Omega Exhibits at China Foundry Show

Omega Exhibits at China Foundry Show   With the emphasis on ‘green technology’ and the environment, Omega have highlighted the areas such as sand/resin conservation along with the latest RFID and industry 4.0 technology that we have to offer. We would like to thank all our vsitors for their continued support.  


ICME West Midlands Dinner Dance

ICME West Midlands Dinner Dance   The West Midlands branch of the Institute of the Cast Metal Engineers held its annual dinner dance in Birmingham. The event was well supported by the branch which has over 350 members. This was also Mark Fenyes' last engagement as National President.


Omega wins court case against Lauds, in South Africa

  These materials included a product catalogue, technical drawings of foundry equipment, manuals relating to foundry equipment, photographs of foundry equipment, marketing material relating to foundry equipment, advertising and sales brochures of foundry equipment, and general arrangements relating to foundry equipment. Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd sued Lauds Foundry Equipment (Pty) Ltd for Copyright...


National Chain of Office Achieves Milestone

Principle guest, Mark Fenyes IEng FICME, National Branch President spoke about his experiences in the industry, from his early time as an apprentice at Sheffield Forgemasters, followed by periods at Renshaw Foundry and FFE group before culminating in the management buyout of Omega Foundry Machinery where he is now Chairman. As he recalled a time when the institute had over 4000 members, he also noted that he...


Omega attends 5th Foundry Workshop’ held at Warwick University

Omega recently took part in the ‘5th Foundry Workshop’ which was held at Warwick University.  The event was held over two half days and featured a number of well-known speakers such as Professor John Campbell and Professor Mark Jolly.  Chris Wilding presented a paper entitled ‘Remote access technology used with no-bake systems’. Alongside the papers there were table top exhibitions...


Omega Signs Contract for New Greenfield Foundry in China

  Tycon Alloysare based in Shenzhen and they are a leading producer of high grade steel valves and pumps. Tycon Alloys are one of Omega's first customers in China having purchased their first mixer back in 1997. Since then the foundry has continued to expand and due to the current restrictive site has decided to move to a new location approximately 200km from their existing location. The new foundry will be a...


Omega Attends Seminar Organised by The Pakistani Foundry Association

The seminar was organised by the Pakistani Foundry Assosiation (PFA) and Omega's local agent Mr Shamshad of Mosh International. The seminar was dedicated to No-Bake foundry applications. Mr Basar Oztopcular from Cukurova Kimya gave a presentation on Furan v Alkaline Phenolic process comparison and Benan Betik, on behalf of Omega Foundry Machinery talked about core shooters and reclamation plants.   PFA has...


The International Conference on Advances in Materials and Manufacturing, India

Chris Wilding, Sales Director of Omega, recently presented a paper at the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Manufacturing held at the Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, in India.  The paper was entitled ‘Remote Access Technology used with No-Bake Systems’ and was given in front of 200 students and foundry delegates from the South of India.  A photo shoot was...


Introducing Microwave Oven Drying Technology

Omega is delighted to announce going into partnership with German based company BHK TEC in order to market and distribute microwave drying ovens for the foundry industry. This technology is proven to reduce core and mould drying times, reduce energy and footprint costs whilst at the same time technically provides better drying capabilities than conventional ovens. For any further information please do not hesitate...


Omega Aquires Tecnostudio, Italian Design Company

Omega is very pleased to announce the acquisition of Italian Design company, Tecnostudio Srl.The newly formed company Omega Tecnostudio has extensive engineering and project Management experience that will complement the Omega Groups already strong engineering teams.  Giovanni Di Dio will head up Omega Tecnostudio using his wealth of experience to continue the innovation and development of Omegas product...


Intelligent Controls and Monitoring Systems for Today’s Foundry

  More than 40 ICME members and guests were in attendance for Chris Wildings' technical lecture at the Wednesbury Conservative Club.  The subject was ‘Intelligent Controls and Monitoring Systems for Today’s Foundry’ which explained in detail Omega’s IRIS RFI tagging system with data logging as well as Omega’s new ‘Omega Connect’ remote access and control...


Omega Connect

With computerised controls, production demands and slender profit margins it is necessary for today’s foundry to run with high levels of ‘up-time’ and scheduled maintenance instead of breakdown firefighting.  This has led to Omega’s development of remote access systems that can be shared by Omega as well as the user.  These remote access system enables the production equipment to be...


Inauguration of Greensand Reclamation Plant at Peugeot Citroen Foundry (PSA)

Omega is proud to clebrate yet another successful project. A 5TPH reclamation plant consisting of drier, attrition unit and 3 USR cells was installed and commissioned recently at the PSA Foundry located in Dompierre, France. The foundry produces brake discs and blocks and the Omega plant is designed to recover the waste greensand in the brake disc foundry and put back into the core room. The official inauguration was attended by senior...


TURBOGAZ Opening

Omega is proud to celebrate yet another successfully completed project. This time in Ukraine. Turbogaz is located in the city of Uzhgorod/, Western Ukraine. The opening ceremony was a very well organized event where the plant was displayed with pride. The production rate is around 8-10 moulds per hour but currently they produce roughly half of their production capacity. The main castings are brake discs and other...


Omega Signs Contract with Silvan in Turkey

Silvan are relocating their foundry operation to a new purpose built site on the outskirts of Istanbul and have made a huge investment in no-bake technology for the production of steel castings.  The investment includes two Fast Loop moulding lines with IRIS pattern recognition and auto mould filling, automatic pouring and cooling lines with mould tracking, a shuttle moulding system, Mobile mixer for pit...


Omega Supports Junior Football Team

Trevor Sercombe, Spares Manager at Omega has been coaching the team for the last 4 years. He started working with the boys from mini soccer (6v6) through to development years (7v7 & 9v9). Trevor explained: "We had a successful summer winning tournaments at Holbeach and Priory Parkside and coming runners up at Sawtry and Bourne. The team has developed several youngsters that have gone on to play at Academy...


Mark Fenyes Enrolled as ICME President’

Mark was awarded the chain of office at the ICME annual general meeting held in May this year. Mark stated: ‘I’m very honoured and proud to represent the ICME at this level and I hope that I can contribute to its success in the forthcoming year’ Mark has been a member of the ICME (formerly The Institute of British Foundrymen) since 1986 and he is the 112th President since its founding and...


Celebrating The Most Successful GIFA Yet

With more than 78,000 visitors to GIFA this year it was no surprise that the Omega stand would be busy!  Omega were determined to show that our policy is one of continual improvement coupled with innovation, leading to new machine designs and control systems.  So we were very proud to exhibit not only our current range of mixers but also our latest range of Spartan 4 mixers, the latest design of Gamma HL...


The South African Institute for Foundrymen National Awards Dinner

The South African Institute for Foundrymen National Awards DinnerThe above dinner was held at the Emperors Palace Casino on the 29th May. Approximately 300 industry professionals attended included some senior government figures . Awards were given out to students and veteran of the industry alike including an ‘Honorary Award’ presented to Mark Fenyes in his capacity of President of the ICME.Pictured from...


Inauguration of FON SKB, Poland

FON SKB - The Official Opening of The Foundry in Poland  Omega is proud to be part of such a prestigious project. FON SKB is a new foundry dedicated to the production of axles and associated castings. There were approximately 300 people in attendance including the deputy prime minister of Poland.The plant was working in fully automatic mode, from the 60TPH mixer with IRIS and powered movement, to the mould...


Omega Sane PVT Ltd celebrates its 5th anniversary and inauguration of a new office block

Omega is very pleased to announce that its Indian company is celebrating its 5th anniversary. The JV was formed when Omega acquired Richards Engineering Ltd in 2007, Nitin Sane (owner of sane equipment PVT Ltd) was already a Richards licensee and it was decided to strengthen the relationship further by the formation of the new company. Located in the industrial city of Pune, the JV manufactures equipment under...


Launch of Endeco Omega in South Africa

The newly formed JV between Endeco and Omega was officially launched on the 12 February. Around 60 guests consisting of foundries, suppliers to the industry and press gathered at the Emperor Casino in Johannesburg and presentations were given by Roy Dias (Managing Director Endeco) and Mark Fenyes (Chairman of Omega Foundry Machinery UK). Picture from left to right is; Peter Petersen (Mondeco Solutions,...


Omega Attends Indometal Exhibition, Indonesia

The exhibition was held at the Jakarta Expo Centre. This being the second edition of Indometal. Attendance overall was much improved from the previous one in 2012. We shared a stand with Elkem, Clansman, ABP, Huttenes Albertus, Doerentrup and ABS (our agent). Overall it was well worthwhile attending as a result of very positive meetings with exisitng and potential new customers. We would like to thank you all for...


Omega Teams Up with Hensel

Omega Foundry Machinery Appoints New Agent in Germany Omega is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with Hensel GmbH whereby they will become exclusive distributors for Omega products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.Hensel KG was founded in 1978 from Gerold Hensel, the father of Matthias Hensel for pneumatic Conveying systems. In 1998 Matthias Hensel switched the company  to Hensel GmbH...


Omega Foundry Machinery Acquires Majority Shareholding in a South African Company

To support existing installations and future growth in the South African foundry sectors, Omega is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with the owners of Endeco whereby a majority of the shares will be acquired and the company will change it’s name to ENDECO - OMEGA Foundry Machinery (Pty) Ltd.ENDECO, based in Alberton, Johannesburg has been established for more than 30 years and engaged in...


Omega Proudly Supports Save The Children on Jumper Day

CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY On Friday the 12th of December, we helped raise money for yet another great cause and it was fun too - Save The Children. We proudly raised £115 which can be put to good use around the world - from Syria to South Sudan, Brazil to Bangladesh. And this year, the money will go even further because the UK government will match-fund every pound donated! Well done to Everyone involved and I...


Australian Foundry Institute – conference 2014

WES Omega Foundry Machinery was in attendance at the exhibition and conference on the Gold Coast and a paper entitled ‘maximising the no bake process’ was given my Mark Fenyes. Despite the market going through some difficult times the conference was well attended and several new projects were discussed.


Omega sponsor and attend ICME Awards Luncheon

On the 20th of September 2014, Omega was proud to sponsor and attend the recent ICME Awards Luncheon held at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.  Many congratulations to the award recipients for their long service and contributions to the British foundry industry.


Omega attend Ankiros 2014

Omega has just completed another very successful Ankiros exhibition.  Together with our partners ASK Turkey (GSA), we exhibited the latest Spartan 310P mixer and USR Secondary Attrition cell – both attracted huge interest and gave Omega the opportunity to explain the advanced features of the mixer and the cost savings of Secondary Attrition.  Ankiros once again proved that it is a truly...


Birthday Bash – Omega Celebrates Three Decades of Successful Business

As a testament to Omega’s sustainable reputation and growth over the years, 31 countries were represented in celebration at the company’s  headquarters in Peterborough, UK. During the day-long event in June, guests were able to tour the company’s facilities where a range of mould handling, sand mixing and reclamation, core making and ancillary equipment was on display. The company also...


Omega attend The Metal Forum 2014

Omega attended The Metal Forum 2014 which was held in the Poznan International Fair areaThis year we exhibited a Spartan 335P mixer and a Secondary Attrition cell on our stand which attracted much interest. Our visitors were also pleased to learn that we have recently received two very large orders in Poland for complete green field foundries from FON-SKB and Specodlew.  We were also fortunate enough to sign a...


Omega opens new manufacturing facility in Malaysia

Following a review of Omega’s manufacturing and sales operations in SE Asia it has been decided to open up a satellite manufacturing facility in Malaysia to support the sales and service function of WES-Omega and Omega Foundry Machinery in this region. The premises are located in the industrial centre of Ipoh and the operation will be overseen by WOFML Managing Director – Les Craig. There will be full...


Omega rises up to the challenge for Sport Relief!

Sport Relief is a very well established event and each year it pushes new limits with the fund raising and helps the less fortunate. Omega had two teams participating in March - one of them completed a 17 miles track around Rutland Water and the other baked some astonishing cakes in order to raise the money. We have had tremendous support and together we raised £1,200!We have all enjoyed our challenges,...


71st World Foundry Congress

The 71st  World Foundry Congress took place between 19 May and 21 May at the Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao/ Spain. As an international event, the Congress has been attended by visitors and exhibitors alike and offered an extraordinary opportunity to exchange technical knowledge and to build personal and professional relationships with the common goal of a prosperous and sustainable future for the foundry...


Chairman Mark Fenyes attends ICME meeting

On Saturday the 10th of May 2014, at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Birmingham, Mark Fenyes attended the ICME meeting and the ball later on in the evening, where he was joined by a few colleagues from Omega.On the agenda for the meeting Mr Tom Westley, the President of ICME announced that Mr Mark Fenyes has been nominated as Senior Vice President for 2014/2015. This is a great progression for Mark Fenyes' involvement with...


Managing Director Mark Lewis joins the Rat Race

Also on the 10th of May Mark Lewis, Omega’s Managing Director took part in an extreme physical challenge race in Stamford at Burghley. Mark had taken part the year before also, but this time he completed the circuit in 5 hours and 7 mins.The Rat Race is the largest Assault Course and is being assembled within the grounds. Anyone can sign up but it requires a very high level of fitness.I think congratulations...


In February, Omega was exhibiting at IFEX India, Ahmedebad

The coreshooter attracted a lot of interest with capabilities such as vacuum clamping, multi recipe programmes as standard along with the very robust build of the machine. There was also the 'USR' secondary reclamation system which again provoked a lot of discussion both from no-bake and greensand users with a view to reclaim their sand at the highest possible level due to continued environmental pressure and sand...


Omega lecture at IIF Pune meeting

Omega recently gave a lecture at the IIF Pune chapter meeting, Mr Ghosh of Omega presented a paper on 'Sand Reclamation' which was well received by the delegates. Sand reclamation is a big topic for all foundries at the moment as we are all under pressure to reduce our new sand purchasing as well as reduce our waste sand disposal.  The picture shows Mr Ghosh receiving his momento. The seminar was sponsored...


Hungarian Foundry Days

Omega, together with our agent Antamik, recently attended the 22nd Hungarian Foundry Days exhibition & conference held in the village of Herceghalom.  It has been organized every second year in the last two decades by the Hungarian foundries, foundry suppliers, foundry men and other specialists of the background industry. Starting in 1959, the Hungarian foundry Days look back on 54 years of...


Bilbao Conference

Omega successfully participated in the recent Foundry Congress in Bilbao together with Euskatfund, where a paper on Chromite Separation was given by Paul Fein Sales Manager.  The paper presented a case study of a recent installation and outlined the benefits of recovering chromite from reclaimed silica sand.


Bulgarian Exhibition

Omega recently participated in the Plovdiv exhibition (Bulgaria) together with our agent Mr Milko Milanov of IMLT.


Konya Exhibition

Omega recently participated in the Konya Foundry Exhibition.  Konya has an ever growing foundry industry and the exhibition was well attended with visitors from all over Turkey.  Omega, together with GSA received many new enquiries and welcomed many existing customers to the stand.  We would like to thank all old and new customers for their continued support. ...


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...


Tinker Omega Conference

Tinker Omega staged their second agents conference in  Dayton Ohio with local agents from North America, Columbia and Mexico together with representatives from each Omega JV company.  Presentations were made on recent installations, new and existing products as well as future strategy.  Well done to Wil and his team for another successful conference! ...


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