Appropriately for Europe’s biggest gathering of aviation industry professionals, enthusiasts and aircraft, Paris 2015 flew by last week. If you missed it, here are a few of our highlights. Boeing 787 Dreamliner Vertical Takeoff Yes, you read correctly – one of the week’s biggest talking points was Boeing’s demonstration of their groundbreaking (and ground-leaving) Dreamliner … Continue reading Paris Air Show – A Look Back
Countdown to the Aviation Calendar’s Biggest Event of the Year It’s finally here – the 2015 Paris Air Show – and we’re excited to stop preparing and start enjoying the experience. Happening halfway through an already huge year for Castle, show week is the perfect opportunity to take a moment and update old friends and … Continue reading We’re in Paris – Are You?
Paris always means fantastic photo moments; exciting exhibitors and innovative new products – but get your smile on our online selfie wall and we’ll let you keep the selfie stick as a souvenir. As part of our 125th anniversary celebrations, we’re hoping to welcome as many people as possible to Stand C15, Hall 4 to … Continue reading Selfie Sticks – Grab Them While They’re Hot!
Air safety, particularly for commercial travellers, has been in the news a lot over the last year – but in fact our planes are safer than they’ve ever been. Despite the justifiable scrutiny of the roles of transponders and cockpit access controls, the most important safety feature of any plane still is – and always … Continue reading Air Safety – On the Up, Actually
In one of the biggest years for our business, we’re looking forward to one of the most important dates on the global aerospace calendar. As the main event appearance of our 125th anniversary year, we’re inviting friends old and new to connect and congratulate with Castle Metals at the Paris International Air Show in June. … Continue reading Countdown to Paris Air Show 2015
Directional drilling is the name of the process for drilling non-vertical wells. This process has been an integral part of the oil and gas industry for some years now, dating back as far as the 1920s. Over the years the technology and engineering behind this process has continued to improve, but the concept remains virtually … Continue reading The Crude Chronicles: Directional Drilling
Castle Metals are extremely proud to be a direct supplier of metals for the Arianespace Rocket Programme. By providing stainless steel bar to be used to build fuel boosters, we are able to contribute to one of the most technologically advanced projects on Earth. This is of course something we are all incredibly excited about … Continue reading Castle Metals Support the Arianespace Rocket Programme
Castle Metals is not the first and will certainly not be the last major industrial company to grace the land of Trafford Park. This historic region is steeped in rich engineering antiquity and was once the first ever planned industrial estate in the entire world. Covering an area of land measuring 4.7 square miles, Trafford … Continue reading Castle Metals Investing in Trafford Park
In celebration of Europe retaining the Ryder Cup in 2014, we’re reposting this cool infographic originally shared by our American Colleagues over on the A.M. Castle & Co. blog: Which Metals Make the World’s Most Magnificent Trophies? We’re ever so slightly proud that Europe remain to be listed as current holders of the Ryder Cup!
Welcome to the second addition of our series, The Crude Chronicles, where we will be discussing the different types of offshore oil production platforms. It is believed that across the world we consume more than 80 million barrels of oil every single day! In order to meet this tremendous demand, petroleum companies must continuously scour … Continue reading The Crude Chronicles: Offshore Production Platforms