Last Updated: 5/18/2013 12:19:00 PM
"The Foundry Informatics Centre which is one of the four centers of excellence
of The Institute Of Indian Foundrymen was inaugurated on 13th Oct 1991 in its
present premises located at Tuglakabad Institutional Area,New Delhi to service
the needs of the members of The Institute to generate useful analytical & commercial
information on Foundry industry to liase with various agencies located in the capital.
The main objective of FIC is to develop & continuously update & upgrade integrated
information system on Foundry & Allied industry & make the information available to IIF
members & other interested users & overseas companies in the interest of Indian
Foundry industry. This can broadly be given as below.
To build up information
system & periodically update for foundries & allied industry in order to monitor trends &
statistics & profiles of individual associated company regarding their capacity, capability,
speciality & in house manufacturing &
testing facilities, Quality accreditations etc.
To identify suitable sources
of cast component, foundry materials equipments,
consultants etc etc.
To generate information of special plant
machinery & technology overseas in developed countries.
To maintain profiles of exporters in foundry & allied industry.
To maintain Indian Standards of metal castings, foundry equipments, sands, additives, input materials inspection methods to represent IIF in various sectional committees of BIS.
To maintain bibliography on the publications of Indian & Foreign journals so that list of articles with their authors, title, abstract & source on specific processes of different type of castings, products, equipments, materials etc can be retrieved for use by IIF members & other interested users.