Metagis was established in the year 1907. The name stands for Metaalgieterij Slikkerveer (Metalfoundry Slikkerveer). Slikkerveer a small village not far from Hollands main port Rotterdam. Sîtuated on the waterside of the New Meuse. The main product is mould and sandcasting for the heavy industry and shipbuilding.

West Friesland was establish ed in 1983. After the closing down of the foundry The Nijverheid/Beverbronze, knowledge and experience were merged with expertise in “centrifugal casting” under the flag of West Friesland. In 2005 West Friesland and Metagis came together under one flag. Personnel machinery and experience integrated under one roof “West Friesland Metagis”. More than 100 years experience together with modern machines, induction melting furnaces, advanced spectro-analysis equipm.ent, supported by a development department headed by a Metallurgist who finished his studies specializing in Aluminium Bronze, guaranteeing a high quality.

We can fulfil all quality requirements, also in combination with classifying offices as DNV, Lloyds, ABS, TÜV aso.

Quality Assurance:

• Control of incoming raw material.

• Every melt is analysed in our own laboratory.

• Systematic checks are carried out throughout the casting process.

We have our own turning production department for proofmachining of the bars and bushings and can also offer complete machined to drawing.