Innovative automotive parts took all but one of the top honors at the recent International Die Casting Competition.
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA), Wheeling, Ill., handed out top honors to automotive OEMs for parts that exemplified performance and fuel economy. The competition aim is to demonstrate the versatility, quality, innovation, and cost savings possible with aluminum, zinc, and magnesium die cast parts.
According to NADCA, several winning components are breakthroughs in casting because of their reduced weight — a significant factor in automobile engineering. A computer component for electronic storage also received an award.