2a Foundry

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2A S. p. A. is a private HPDC Aluminum foundry, created in 1974, owned from the “2A” group, a private global group referring to Ilotte’s family. It’s a young and innovative die-casting foundry oriented and specialized in the design, development and production of components from few grams up to the biggest for the automotive and domotic industries. 2A, within the automotive industry, is mainly specialized in the production of the pieces for the truck engine, working for many major companies in Italy, France, Germany, Sweden and USA. 2A is melting yearly more than 6000 tons of 10 different aluminum alloys in order to fulfill the request of its customer (regular, aesthetic, welding, high resistance and high elongation applications). The typical products made by 2A are:

  • Radiator brackets
  • Turbine house
  • Structural chassis parts
  • Cover cooling
  • Flywheel housing
  • Cross member
  • Foot steps
  • Engine brackets
  • Alternator brackets
  • Gear box
  • Transmission housing

2A is a complete partner which can also machine, paint and assemble complete functions through high level of automation. A strong R&D department allows to propose continuous innovations. 2A is certified according to the following standards:

  • ISO 9001 (since 1995)
  • QS9000 (since 1999)
  • ISOTS 16949 (since 2004)
  • ISO 14001 (since 2002)

2A invests every year 3% of the turnover in research and innovation.

Main tasks and responsibilities within NIWE

Management, coordination of project. Validation of new technologies of waste recovery aluminium. Relevant participation in dissemination.

Relevant network and experience

2A is currently working on 6 major advanced research projects:

• Semi-Solid Project
• Hot-Work Project
• Distructure Project
• Innovative alloys for HPDC
• Automotive Platform
• Power consumption reduction