State of the Industry
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) was founded in 1989 through the merger of the American Die Casting Institute (ADCI, founded in 1928) and the Society of Die Casting Engineers (SDCE, founded in 1957).
Every year NADCA releases the State of the Industry report. This report educates the die casting industry on specific data and forecasts the shape of the industry, present and future. NADCA's most recent State of the Industry webinar presentation can be viewed here:
The report contains information on industry financials, benchmarks and market trends. In addition it provides information on energy and metal forecasts as well as the industry shipment forecast for 2014. Industry productivity and technology trends are also addressed.