Author: Matt McGillicuddy

Could Investment Casting Save You Money?

Could investment casting save you money?   Cost is an important factor in any project. Even in projects that require the most stringent of engineering standards and quality control. The pressures of modern day business mean that cost savings are constantly being sought after. Although “better, faster, cheaper” is often considered to be a product of the 21st century, keeping costs low is nothing new. As the astronaut Alan Shepard famously once said in the early 1960s: it’s very sobering to be relying on components that were manufactured by “the lowest bidder”– a very sobering thought indeed! The real...

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What a FANTASTIC week! – Farnborough International Airshow 2016

What a fantastic week! We have just returned to HQ after a brilliant week at the Farnborough International Air Show. The flying displays certainly didn’t disappoint – some of our staff were fortunate enough to watch the F-35 rising over the trade halls in a fantastic demonstration!  We were also very proud to see some of our castings in use during the Eurofighter’s demonstration. The pilots did a great job and put on a wonderful show. It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces on our stand, and to see so many new ones too! We would like to say...

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Farnborough International Airshow 2016

The arrival of July has got the team here at PI Castings VERY excited. You may think that we are all looking forward to bluer skies and warmer sunshine, but as much as we all enjoy lovely weather, we are more excited about the fact that the 7th month hosts one of the biggest events in our calendar – the Farnborough International Airshow! It has been a long standing tradition for PI Castings to head down to the Farnborough International Airshow at the start of July; this year we will be situated in Hall 1 at stand 1/A61 and we...

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