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27/11/2018

European Energy Costs sharp increases are raising manufacturing costs of Steel Abrasives !

Energy is one of the main costs in the manufacturing of steel abrasives.   Energy prices (natural gas, coal, electricity, oil products) were moving historically more or less parallel to the oil price. However we observed in the past few years more and more volatility and tension on European energy and power markets, with an energy mix evolution creating some tariff distortion...

06/11/2018

Winoa signs an agreement with Toyo Seiko

Sales accelerator in the bustling segment of shot peening in the car and aeronautics industries WINOA, the world leader in steel abrasives is a French company established in the heart of the Alps and has signed a distribution agreement with the Japanese company TOYO SEIKO, the world leader in conditioned cut-wire shot. Toyo Seiko is the only provider in the world offering cut wire of "HD"...

05/11/2018

W Abrasives @ Metal expo 2018 in Moscow

Join our team in Moscow during Metal Expo on our booth 1A38 in Hall 75.   The exposition arranging of Metal-Expo’2018, the 24th International Industrial Exhibition is at full swing. The whole range of ferrous and non-ferrous products, the most state-of-the-art equipment and innovative solutions will be exhibited on November 13 —16 in Moscow. Metal-Expo’2018 will reflect...

winoa ioberica plant

05/10/2018

Winoa opens in Balmaseda (Spain) the world's most eco-friendly steel abrasives plant

This high-tech production factory is currently the world's most environmentally friendly steel shot manufacturing facility. The Balmaseda site relies on the most modern production techniques to reduce its environmental footprint: dual purification system to ensure a clean environment inside and outside the plant, heat recovery equipment , smart sensors, a high efficiency water treatment plant....

19/09/2018

W Abrasives @ Fabtech

Join our team in Atlanta during Fabtech on our booth B4835.  FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Atlanta November 6-8, 2018. More than 35,000 attendees and over 1,500 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at its best. The event also provides educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the...

01/09/2018

W Abrasives @ Fundi Expo 2018

Join our team in Guadalajara during Fundi Expo from 24th to 26th of October 2018.  An event focused on bringing global trends from the foundry to the Mexican industry. During 3 days of congress and exhibition in the Expo Guadalajara, , will be presented more than 170 exhibitors and will be taught more than 47 conferences, where experts from all over the world will expose the latest advances...

10/07/2018

W Abrasives @ AMB

We look forward to seeing you at our booth in hall 5, booth B91

Seoul Shot W Abrasives

27/04/2018

Busy in Busan !

KFS held an exhibition of casting for two days, on April, 12th and 13th at Dong-a University in Busan. Our sister company SEOUL Shot seized the opportunity to promote new businesses such as Stelux ranges, and HPG. Stelux products offers a real ecological alternative compared  to other surface treatment solutions, such as blasting with garnet or aluminum oxide, that generate much...

07/03/2018

Winoa & UNICEF unite for a noble cause!

Winoa looks after its customers' satisfaction and supports the association UNICEF! While customer satisfaction is one of the main values advocated by Winoa, mutual aid and solidarity are also among them. Since the end of 2016 after a customer visit, W Abrasives salespeople have a smartphone app where the customer can share their level of satisfaction. They can give feedback on product...

Electrode price surcharge

29/01/2018

2018 Electrode price surcharge at Winoa European operations

The tight supply situation within the graphite electrodes market has led to limited global availability of graphite electrodes and sharp increases in their prices. Faced with this sharp and unprecedented escalation in the market prices of graphite electrodes, Winoa has seen its monthly purchasing costs multiplied several folds and is struggling to secure supplies, while facing tightened...

Winoa Germany

05/12/2017

Winoa Germany in the heart of Europe

Last summer, the German team "migrated" from Denzlingen to Frankfurt in southern Germany, for a more central point in Germany and in Europe. Located in a large industrial complex on the outskirts of the city, the German company is now closer to its customers, partners and sales representatives.   Contact

08/09/2017

Inflation Pressure in Steel abrasives manufacturing seen ahead!

Winoa is facing an unprecedented situation of rising costs in its primary raw materials. The current cost dynamics have forced Winoa to implement a worldwide price adjustment to continue providing customer the top quality products and services they have grown to expect.    The recent boom in the production of batteries for electrical vehicles has strained the supply...

07/03/2017

13th International Conference on Shot Peening

  As the world market leader in steel shot and grit, W Abrasives is pleased to participate to the 13th International Conference on Shot Peening.    During these three exhibit days, the W Abrasives team will be presenting the complete line of surface enhancement solutions including high carbon steel shots, cut wire, stainless steel products and ultra-fine shots....

03/03/2017

SSPC 2017 Tampa, Florida – USA January 30 – February 02, 2017

The SSPC 2017 was held from January 30 to February 02, at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida, USA. During 3 days of exhibits, more than 120 companies in Airblast equipment, Recycling machines and Paint were present.   The US W Abrasives team representing Sales, Marketing and Technical have chosen the SSPC to showcase the W Abrasives offer:  Premium products, technologies,...

09/02/2017

SteelFab 2017

In January 2017, W Abrasives participated in the 13th edition of SteelFab Exhibition, held from January 16th-19th at Sharjah Expo Center, UAE. The show featured over 300 exhibitors including Abrasives Manufacturers & Distributors, Blasting Machine Manufacturers, Steel Fabrication and Process Equipment Companies.  SteelFab 2017 allowed WINOA and its brand to strengthen their presence...

06/02/2017

Fabtech, Las Vegas 16-18 November 2016

The 2016 Fabtech Trade Show and Conference was a three-day event held from November 16-18, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada. Fabtech, the North America’s largest show in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries, attracts the highest quality audience in the field of aerospace, automotive, construction, energy, oil & gas or other transportation....

07/12/2016

ASCOATINDO Conference and Exhibition - Bali, 26-27 October 2016

Ascoatindo is a forum for professionals in the field of coating in Indonesia, dedicated to coating manufacturers,suppliers, coating users, academics, related industries and other stake holders, established since August 17, 2006 in Bandung.   This forum is supported by the Government institutions, Oil & Gas industries, Education institutions and professionals in...

07/12/2016

MARMOMACC 2016

Marmomacc 2016 – one of the most important stone fair worldwide - was held in Verona from September 28th to October 1st.    Our MEIA team members and colleagues from the Italian team attended the fair as visitors. The team got the opportunity to visit the stands of our world-wide clients discussing operational topics and sharing views on the market situation and...

07/12/2016

56th Foundry International Conference – Portoroz - Slovenia

The annual foundry conference of Portorož in Slovenia has become a traditional and serious meeting point for experts and professionals for exchange of information and experiences at the interface between the European countries in the middle of Europe and the South-East. The Slovenian hosts, at the head the President of the Slovenian  Foundrymen´s society, Mrs. Mirjam Jan-Blazic, always...

24/11/2016

International Engineering Fair in BRNO - Czech Republic

The International Engineering Fair was a five-day event held from 3rd to 7th October 2016, at the BRNO Exhibition Center, which ranks among the largest exhibitions centers in Europe and which is on the 23rd position on the word.    Popular among professionals in the industry sector it is the most successful International Engineering Fair since 2008, for fair organizers. Covering...

24/11/2016

INDOMETAL EXHIBITION

Jakarta, 25 – 27 October 2016   Indometal Exhibition 2016 is a three days exhibition held on 25 – 27
October 2016, at Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, Indonesia.
This event showed the machinery and product ranging from Foundry
technology, casting product, metallurgy to thermo process technology.
The exhibitors come from 296 local companies and international...

23/11/2016

VIIF Exhibition Vietnam 2016

The 25th Vietnam International Industrial Fair (VIIF 2016) was a four-day event held from Oct. 17 –20, 2016 atVietnam’s International Convention Center in Hanoi,  under the patronage of various key ministries of Vietnam including ministries of trade and industry, culture and information, construction, transportation etc. Covering over 4,500 m2, the event attracted the participation...

27/06/2016

Edito June 2016

In keeping with its strategic plan, “Let’s go further”, Winoa is continuing to roll out its roadmap.  The goal of improving our ecosystem alignment with sound processes and shared values is all the more important since our company has industrial and commercial operations on all continents, with a total workforce of 1000.   Protecting their health...

01/06/2016

SEA JAPAN 2016

IKK Shot participated in Japan’s largest international maritime exhibition, “SEA JAPAN 2016”, held from 13 to 15 April in the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre.   We displayed premium product “PROFILIUM” and cleanliness measurement device "WA clean", as well as presenting activities such as machine checks or testing centre trials....

24/05/2016

STONA 2016 - 12th International Granites and Stone FairSTONA 2016 - 12th International Granites and Stone Fair

W Abrasives is delighted to meet you all over the world! STONA 2016 – the 12th International Granite and Stone Fair took place in Bangalore, India from 3-6 February 2016. Organised by the Federation of Indian Granite and Stone Industry (FIGSI), visitors from all over the world attended what is considered to be one of the most important fairs...

01/01/2016

Edito 2016

Hello everyone, At the close of 2015, I applaud the improvement of the economic performance of the group. We will keep in mind everybody’s efforts, while focusing on the strengthening of our alignment behind a common vision of the future, the same set of rules of our business conduct, and the processes that sustain the execution of our strategy. This performance is all the...

22/06/2015

Corrosion control on Steel Plant

The 2nd joint seminar "Corrosion control on Steel Plants. Technological solutions to improve resource efficiency of production" was held in St. Petersburg June 4, 2015. Winoa company represented by CJSC "WA Kurgan" and LTD "Wheelabrator Allevard Ural" in conjunction with "Wheelabrator Group" , "GRACO" and "HEMPEL" acted as organizers....

20/04/2015

1th International Conference "Status and perspectives of application of protective coatings for equipment and facilities of Oil and Gas industry"

The 20 th of March 2015 was held the 11 th International Conference "Status and perspectives of application of protective coatings for equipment and facilities of Oil and Gas industry", with the participation of Nicolas Klimoff, Sales Director for key customers and Serguey Vorotynsky, Technical Director for the CIS (WA Ural), the topic of their presentation was «Tools for quality...

04/12/2014

Governors visit of WAK

The 2 nd of December, the Governor of the Kurgan region Alexey Kokorin visited the plant of shots and grits production CJSC “WA Kurgan”, the branch of the French corporation “WINOA” - the world leader in this segment. Alexey Kokorin met with representatives of the French corporation, who had come to Kurgan, he visited the plant workshops and laboratory where the product...

11/11/2014

Metal Expo 2014

WA Kurgan and Wheelabrator Allevard Ural participated in the 20th edition of the international exhibition industry "Metal-Expo 2014" that was held from November 11 to 14 in the Russian Expo Center in Moscow. Traditionally WA Kurgan promoted a range of products for various industries and gave customers required information on possibilities of innovative abrasives. The specialists...

15/10/2014

MARMOMACC 2014

Winoa Group attended to MARMOMACC exhibition in Verona Italy, the main worldwide event for the stone cutting. Winoa booth, in the project continuity, has reinforced the message of the W Abrasives branding and the new W Abrasives offer including the multipurpose pack for Granite (Cosmos Pack). Among various products shown, the following ones stand out: Cosmos (for which it was possible to...

06/10/2014

ICSP Goslar

The 12th International Conference on Shot Peening was held September 15-18, 2014, in Goslar, Germany. The small world of Shot Peening was there with 200 attendees coming from industry (mainly aerospace) and universities of all over the world. 20 companies had a booth during the conference among which Winoa, Wheelabrator, Rösler, MIC, Sinto, Frohn,.. It was the opportunity for Winoa...

18/09/2014

ANKIROS 2014

12th INTERNATIONAL IRON-STEEL AND FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY, MACHINERY AND PRODUCTS TRADE FAIR ANKIROS International Iron-Steel & Foundry Technology, Machinery and Products Trade Fair - the international exhibition on foundry and iron-steel industry - was held in Tuyap Fair & Congress Center, Istanbul from 11 to September 13, 2014. The exhibition is called to satisfy the requirements of...

04/07/2014

WA COST Simulator

Want to reduce your cutting cost ? Our new technology, the WA COST Simulator will be presented on our Booth - Discover it during the Verona exhibition.

27/06/2014

METEF 2014

Winoa Group decided to participate for the first time to the Fair METEF 2014, held in Verona (Italy) from 11 to 13 June. It's the tenth edition of an international exhibition dedicated to the aluminium industry and technological metals. It was visited by specialized operators (in particular, there took place the yearly meeting of an Italian association of Foundries) and it is a...

06/06/2014

D-Day Memorial

The D-Day Memorial will see about 8,000 people for its 70th anniversary in June. BEDFORD COUNTY, VA - Several businesses are helping make this weekend's D-Day anniversary events possible. The premier sponsor is AREVA, and fly-over sponsors are Liberty University, Freedom Aviation, and Dynamic Aviation. Other sponsors include W Abrasives, BB&T, Financial Designs in Forest, Bankers...

29/04/2014

ACPC Consortium

The ACPC Consortium (Anti Corrosion for Pipes Coating) is a biannual event where all coating plants of ex-Soviet Union are invited. This third seminar was organized by WINOA on January 28-29 in the Test Center of Le Cheylas (practice, plant tour, Innovation developments presentation) and at the Château des Comtes de Challes (theoretic). The audience was composed of thirty...

07/03/2014

Edito 2014 - Pierre Escolier

Fresh impetus for Winoa On 30 January 2014, a consortium headed by KKR Asset Management (KAM), associated with Davidson Kempner and Bennett, acquired Winoa from its previous owner, LBO France. This acquisition has brought in new capital and enabled us to make a major reduction in our debt. We can look forward to speeding up our growth and developing new areas of expertise. ...

19/02/2014

IFEX 2014-10th International Exhibition on Foundry Technology, Equipment & Supplies

IFEX 2014-10th International Exhibition on Foundry Technology, Equipment & Supplies February 7-9, 2014, Gandhinagar, Gujarat The 10th International exhibition on foundry technology, equipment and supplies concurrent with 62ndIndian Foundry congress was held on 7th -9th February 2014 at Gandhi Nagar, Ahmedabad in Western India organized by The Institute of Indian Foundry men. ...

17/12/2013

Metal Expo 2013

The 19th edition of the international exhibition industry "Metal-Expo 2013 " was held from November 12 to 15 in the Russian Expo Center in Moscow. More than 30 000 experts visited the Expo Center and more than 700 companies from 35 countries participated in the exhibition. Traditionally JSC "WA Kurgan" promoted a range of products for various industries and...

11/10/2013

Saudi Rebar Powder Coating Conference

  Saudi Rebar Powder Coating Conference ,29th till31st October 2013  WINOA MEIA Zone continues it's annual customer training program: This year Kovobrasiv, Mnisek  , Czech Republic, will host the second Saudi Rebar Powder Coating conference . The first edition took place in Le Cheylas , France last year. This year the event will be in...

04/10/2013

Marmomacc - Verona Fair 2013

The world of marble and granite renewed also in 2013 his appointment in “Marmomacc“ Verona, Italy, for the most important exhibition of the year. Winoa was present (we are a protagonist of the exhibition since the beginning) with a totally new booth, intended to send a message of innovation, technology and availability for any type of customer’s need. A very...

06/09/2013

SNCF MEETING

SNCF MEETING WINOA, Le Cheylas – May 30-31, 2013 Test Centre From May 30th to May 31st, Winoa received and organized the working group BNF A 80 for railway standardization, treating the railway paint systems, under the aegis of the Office of Railway Standardization.  This meeting was especially dedicated to the revision of the NF F 19-223 standard, related to the axle...

29/07/2013

Certification - ISO 50 001

For many years Winoa France has been engaged in a process of constant improvement of its Quality, Security and Environment performances. As an electricity-intensive group, managing its energetic performance has always been at the core of Winoa. To reach this goal an ISO 50 001 process has been launched. On July 5, thanks to the efforts of all, the certification was obtained....

12/07/2013

International exhibition industry "The Metallurgy. The Foundry 2013"

The 14th edition of the international exhibition industry "The Metallurgy. The Foundry 2013 " was held from June 25 to 28 in the Expo Center in Krasnaya Presnya in Moscow. A range of technology sectors Foundry, Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering (production of iron, steel, rolled steel, non-ferrous metal, aluminum, etc.) was promoted in the Expo Center. The participants...

18/02/2013

IFEX INDIA (Kolkata) – 27-29 January, 2013

The 9th International exhibition on foundry technology , equipment and supplies concurrent with 61st Indian Foundry congress was held on 27-29 January at Kolkata in Eastern India organized by The Institute of Indian Foundry men which is incidentally headquartered in Kolkata only. Kolkata is State capital of West Bengal and largest cosmopolitan in Eastern India. Kolkata and West Bengal is...

20/01/2013

San Antonio, TX-SSPC Greencoat Show 2013

From January 15 to January 17, W Abrasives North America exhibited at the SSPC Greencoat Show in San Antonio, TX.  This show is dedicated to the protective, marine and industrial coatings industry.  It was an excellent show and a perfect opportunity to connect with some of our current customers, distributors, vendors we compliment, and potential customers and communicate...

05/10/2012

MARMOMACC 2012

At the end of September,  in Verona (Italy), took place the usual exhibition MARMOMACC. It is one of the most important exhibition in the world devoted to granite and to its processing, and the Winoa Group is attending since the very first edition. The booth, wide and welcoming with central position, was put as a meeting place for the numerous customers of the Group, from Italy...

29/06/2012

A3TS Congress

The 40th A3TS (Association des Traitements Thermiques et Traitements de Surface) Congress and Exhibition has been held in Grenoble, France, during two days, June 6 & 7 2012. Held every year, A3TS event gather key players in the fields of materials, thermal and surface treatments. This Exhibition is a good opportunity for industrial actors to meet, present their work and initiate...

07/06/2012

Metalcasting Congress 2012

This is the largest annual event in North America for the metalcasting industry.  Combining an exhibition of industry suppliers with technical, management and research presentations from the foremost experts around the world, this year’s 116th Congress showcases the latest advancements in metalcasting. This year the event was held in Columbus, OH (last year was Schaumberg,...

13/04/2012

TFM certification

In 2007, Talleres Fabio Murga of Spain became the first company in the Winoa group to receive OHSAS certification. In 2010, it was ranked fourth out of a total of 24,000 companies for its excellent health and safety management record!   This public recognition simply reinforced TFM’s fundamental principles: safety: no activity is to begin until identified risks have...

22/03/2012

Le Cheylas Certification

The industrial plant of Le Cheylas successfully renewed its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certificates in February 2012. The respect of the environment plays an integral part in our culture, that’s why we have to constantly limit the negative impacts linked with our activity, with the respect to laws and regulations and with a continuous effort to improve our performances. The investments...

13/03/2012

WA Kurgan gets its certification ISO 9001

This recognition of the management quality has been achieved through strong involvement of the plant’s executives and the leadership of its internal Auditors.   In all, 10 people were trained in ISO procedures devoting much of their time and energy to make the first quality management system The WA Kurgan sales team also contributed to the development and follow-up of the customer...

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