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Tupy Produces CGI Cylinder Head for MTU Power Engine Tupy Foundry in Joinville, Santa


Catarina, Brazil, is employing Sinter- Cast process control technology in its series production of an engine for MTU Friedrichshafen, Stockholm, a subsid- iary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. Te diesel engine technology and


power systems provider has intro- duced an upgrade of its Series 2000 engine with new technology includ- ing a compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder head specified to enable in- creased power and ensure durability for marine, mining, construction and stationary power generating engines. “We have now established high


volume series production and secured CGI production commitments across the complete spectrum of passenger vehicle cylinder blocks, commercial vehicle cylinder blocks and heads, and industrial power engine components. Tupy will continue to build on its CGI expertise and series production leader- ship to motivate new CGI applica- tions,” said Luiz Tarquínio, president and CEO, Tupy. Tupy has more than 12,500


Bremen Castings Celebrates 75 Years


Family-owned iron caster Bremen Castings Inc. (BCI), Bremen, Ind., will celebrate its 75th anniversary in March. James (JB) Brown, president, credits the longevity and success of the company to its forward thinking business model, streamlined day-to-day operations and employee involvement. “It is crucial for everyone to be a team member and an active citizen within our communities, so we strive to cast each employee into a valuable and responsible individual,” said Brown. Established in 1939, BCI grew from an 800-sq.-ft. building to its current 125,000 square feet with more additions planned for the future. Te company has won numerous awards for safety, technology and ecofriendly manufactur- ing. It produces gray and ductile iron machined castings using 92% recycled ferrous material.


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employees and a production capacity of 848,000 metric tons per year of cast iron components. With manufacturing facilities in Joinville and in Mauá, São Paulo, Brazil, as well as Saltillo and Ra- mos Arizpe in Coahuila, Mexico, Tupy is one of the world’s leading cast iron


block and cylinder head manufactur- ers with 18 CGI components in series production. It has sales and engineering offices in Brazil, the U.S. and Europe to support its customers including Ford, Cummins, Caterpillar, Chrysler, Audi, Daimler, John Deere and Navistar.


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