Foundries Through the Ages

Foundries Through the Ages

Tuesday 1 May is International Workers’ Day, and to mark it, we’re looking at foundries through the ages, their contribution to British manufacturing, and how industrial insulation is helping ensure foundries are fit for the future.

The history of foundries is tied up with the history of human labour, and of finding means to work smarter and better. It is about how we discovered casting as a way of taking elements from nature and bending and shaping them for our use.