60 Years of Experience in the Foundry Industry
Foundry department of CINSA becomes an independent company called Compañía Fundidora del Norte S.A. de C.V.
Plant 2 starts operations producing pipe fittings in malleabl iron. Currenly Plant 2 is known as Cifunsa Saltillo and produces cast components in ductile iron.
Castech, a joint venture between CIFUNSA and VAW Motor starts operations to produce engine heads in aluminum.
Castech starts production in its expanded original foundry dedicated to produce aluminum heads and in a new plant focused to produce aluminum blocks, both for the automotive industry.
Plant 5 starts operations in Irapuato, producing safety-critical components in ductile iron for the automotive industry. Today it is known as Cifunsa Irapuato.
Technocast, a joint venture with Caterpillar starts operations to produce blocks and heads for diesel engines.
GIS acquires 100% of Tisamatic, which produces parts in gray and ductile iron for the automotive, appliance, and other industries.
In April 2012, the divesture of the iron Block and Head business units is concluded. This strategic decision allowed us to focus and grow in the iron vertical molding business.
A new plant in San Luis Potosí starts production with two vertical molding lines to produce gray and ductile iron components.
Joint venture agreement between CIFUNSA and TRW is signed to begin construction of two plants to cast and machine safety-critical components in ductile iron. The new company is known as Evercast.
During February of 2015 an agreement, to invest in a machining facility for iron components for the automotive industry in NAFTA, was signed between GIS and Fagor Ederlan.
During the second and third quarter of 2015, the machining and foundry plants, respectively, of Evercast started operations.