“The foundry industry is a key sector for us”

The Winoa Group, formerly Wheelabrator Allevard, based in the French city of Les Cheylas is world- wide one of the largest abrasives producers. A quarter of its sales goes to foundries throughout the world. Winoa-CEO Yves Barraquand spoke to CP+T International about the reasons for changing the company name, on the product range and the future challenges facing his company.