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DGS Switzerland
Marcel Thöny
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Here you can find the latest information about events, trade fairs and press releases.

01.09.2016 I St. Gallen products in the new Porsche
DGS Switzerland
A metal foundry in the city of St. Gallen? That is internationally successful with major investments in technology and people?
DGS is benefiting from the unbroken trend towards lightweight construction in the automotive industry. DGS is for instance the supplier for the Mercedes C and E class and the new Audi A8 with two large-sized parts. Even in the future electric car model from Porsche six components made of die casting are delivered by DGS.

01.09.2016 I Large-format castings for hybrid body concepts
Czech Republic
DGS Czech
In the car body of European premium manufacturers hybrid structures made of steel and aluminum have widely been adopted. With such designs considerable weight savings and thus reductions in consumption can be achieved.
With the delivery of large-sized structural parts for the hybrid car body of a premium model for a German OEM. DGS demonstrated its competence as a development partner for the worldwide serial production of sophisiticated casting solutions.

01.04.2016 I DGS is further investing in St. Gallen
DGS Switzerland
DGS invested several million Swiss Francs in St. Gallen last year for a new automated process line for the production of longitudinal members.
The investment includes a large die casting cell, a fully automated grinding unit, devices for an electronically monitored straightening process and a completely automated assembly station. The additional turnover generated by this project significantly contributes to enhancement of our location in St. Gallen.

18.03.2016 I Nomination for structural part strut tower for renowned German OEM in China
DGS China
Immediately after the Chinese Spring Festival in mid-March 2016, DGS China received the nomination for the strut tower structural body part for a renowned German OEM for a SUV car model for the Chinese market.
This was only possible thanks to the efficient and smooth cooperation between Switzerland and China in an international project team where the interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge, methodology and experience played a decisive role.

13.03.2016 I Magnesium steering parts from St. Gallen for Mercedes E-Class
DGS Switzerland
Despite increased outer vehicle dimensions and various comfort features the new E-Class has saved about 100 kg compared to its predecessor model. DGS also makes a contribution to this weight reduction with magnesium components.
For this project DGS was once again able to invest in fully-automated production lines. Two new Bühler Carat 130 die casting cells as well as two Chiron DZ18W machining centers were newly installed and put into operation under challenging time pressure.

16.01.2016 I DGS presents itself at EUROGUSS 2016
DGS Switzerland
Together with DGS a total of 580 exhibitors presented state-of-the-art technology in the field of casting with over 12,000 trade visitors.
The range of products offered by EUROGUSS showed innovative solutions made of aluminum, magnesium and zinc die casting. Every second year - now for the ninth time - we also showed our products, made new contacts and demonstrated our performance to the audience.