The Blayson Group Ltd
EJ Fox Medal - October 2019
At the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers National Awards 2019 ceremony, Ron Williams received the prestigious EJ Fox Medal from the Institute for services to the investment casting industry and was presented with the medal by Carlos Olabe, Director EICF. Ron commented that it was a privilege and honour to receive this Award from the Institute and to be recognised by his peers within the industry. The National Awards ceremony took place at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley on Saturday 12th October 2019.

In Memory of Dave Morson - February 2019
It is with sadness we learnt that Dave Morson passed away on 6 February 2019 and the Company send our sincere condolences to Dave’s family.

Dave worked for Blayson for over 25 years in various capacities, the last one being Executive Director. It was a pleasure to work with Dave during his time with Blayson, he was such an honest and dedicated employee and contributed greatly to the success of the Company.  He was so well respected within the investment casting industry.

Although Dave left Blayson in 2018 for a new role at MPI, he left Blayson on very good terms and was always considered a good friend and colleague.

Once again, the Company offer our sincere condolences to Dave’s family.

ICI Technical Conference & Expo - November 2018

The 65th ICI Technical Conference and Expo was held in Kansas City on 21 - 24 October 2018 and Blayson regarded it as a most successful event.  A comprehensive programme of Papers were presented including Phil Hancock’s Innovative Wax Design Presentation, numerous Delegates visited the joint Blayson and Eagle Stand.
As a mark of service to the industry globally, Ron Williams Managing Director of Blayson received the Hall of Honor Award from the Institute. On receiving the Award from Joe Fritz, Executive Director ICI, Ron commented that it was an honour and privilege to receive the award and to be recognised by one’s peers within the industry.
Fritz presenting award to Williams Hall of Honor Award  Joint Blayson and Eagle stand at ICI

Blayson MPI Representation - May 2018
Since 2008 Blayson have represented MPI in the UK for sales support of their wax room equipment. MPI have become increasingly focussed on greater automation for the investment casting industry and now plan to approach sales and service on a direct basis.
For this reason, the two companies have agreed to terminate the existing sales arrangement with effect from 01 June 2018.
In addition to this change, Dave Morson Executive Director of Blayson, has agreed to take up a new role with MPI and will leave Blayson in May 2018. Blayson would like to express their sincere appreciation and thanks for the many years of commitment and service Dave has contributed to the Company.
Blayson wish Dave and MPI well in this new venture.

EICF International Conference - April 2018
The 29th EICF International Conference and Exhibition was held in Porto between 22nd and 25th April 2018. The Conference was extremely successful with 316 attendees, 270 Delegates, 36 Exhibition Booths and 48 Speakers.
Phil Hancock, Technical Manager Blayson, gave a presentation titled Innovative Wax Design to Meet the Challenges Within the Investment Casting Industry. This presentation covered wax dimensional variability, dewaxing aspects, wax fluidity properties and explained thoughts on further wax research.
Ron Williams gave the World Investment Casting Market Review presentation explaining the latest World data available regarding market statistics. This presentation formed part of a Market Session within the Conference and individual presentations were made covering data for Europe, North America, Japan/Korea/Taiwan and China.

ICI Technical Conference & Equipment Expo - October 2017
Blayson will be attending the upcoming 64th ICI Technical Conference & Equipment Expo at the Marriott Cincinnati at Rivercenter, Covington, KY, 15-18 October 2017.  Blayson will be exhibiting together with our North American partner Eagle Engineered Solutions Inc at Booth No 410. We look forward to welcoming all visitors to our Booth for any discussions regarding the industry and products and solutions.

ISIC Tokyo – September 2017
The Japan Foundry Society and Taiwan Foundry Society organised the 9th International Seminar on Investment Casting (ISIC) in Tokyo 13-14 September 2017. The event consisted of a full programme of Market Related Presentations and Technical Presentations from contributors Worldwide.  Blayson supported the event with a World Market Review Presentation from Ron Williams, together with a Wax Technical Presentation from Dave Bond. Both Presentations are available to view here. The Seminar also offered a Poster Exhibition including a Stand from Blayson which generated interest from many Delegates. The event was a great success with representation from companies globally. The 10th ISIC Meeting will be held in Taiwan in 2019.        

EICF Brno Technical Workshop - May 2017
A record 157 people from 20 different countries attended the recent EICF Technical Workshop in Brno 10 to 12 May. The event was a great success and focused on inspection capabilities for tomorrow’s foundry, including technical presentations, an exhibition and a foundry visit programme. Blayson thank all those delegates that visited their stand and supported the event. The next major EICF event is the International conference 22 to 25 April 2018 in Porto Portugal.

ICI Spring Management Meeting - May 2017
The ICI held a successful Spring Management Meeting 30 April to 3 May 2017 in Charleston USA with an excellent attendance. Numerous papers were presented including a Review of World Investment Casting Trend Data by Ron Williams of Blayson. The paper is available to download here. The next ICI Technical Conference and Equipment Expo will be held 15 to 18 October 2017 at Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter Covington KY. Blayson together with Eagle Engineered Solutions Inc shall be exhibiting and look forward to meeting with industry representatives at booth 410.

63rd Annual ICI Technical Conference and Expo - October 2016

Blayson will be attending the upcoming 63rd ICI Technical Conference and Expo at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Columbus Ohio 16 to 19 October 2016. Blayson shall be exhibiting together with Eagle Engineered Solutions Inc at booth number 207.

We look forward to welcoming all visitors to our booth for any discussions regarding the investment casting industry and Blayson and Eagle products and solutions.

Blayson Appoint Bharat Dyes Agency for Representation and Distribution in India - September 2016

Blayson are pleased to announce the appointment of Bharat Dyes Agency based in Rajkot India as their sales and distribution representative. Bharat Dyes have a wide experience of sales and distribution of many products to the investment casting industry in India.
With Bharat Dyes wide knowledge of the Indian market combined with Blayson extensive wax manufacturing and technology experience, the partnership between Bharat and Blayson offers the Indian investment casting market a high quality alternative service of wax supply and technical support.

14th World Conference on Investment Casting - April 2016
The 14th World Conference on Investment Casting was held 17-20 April 2016 at Le Palais des Congrès de Paris with in excess of 400 delegates attending, representing all major sectors and regions of the global investment casting industry.
The theme of the conference was ‘Castings that keep the world moving forward’. In recognition of the truly global attendance Blayson representatives from across Europe, North America, Japan, China and Taiwan were all present.
Blayson presented two papers at the conference, a World Investment Casting Market Review was presented by Ron Williams and a technical paper outlining new thinking in addressing the wax specific demands of the turbocharger wheel market and the predicted growth was presented by Phil Hancock, both papers are available to download from
Blayson would like to thank the many delegates that took the time to visit their stand and the EICF for making the event such a success.

Blayson Japan Celebrates 30 Years - March 2016
On 10 March 2016, a Ceremony was held at the Hotel Estolle, Togane City, Chiba to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Blayson Japan Co Ltd.
Amongst those attending were representatives from Local Government, Japan Foundry Society, Customers, Suppliers and Employees of both Blayson Japan Co Ltd and The Blayson Group Ltd UK. Since its formation 30 years ago, Blayson Japan has grown to become the leading manufacturer and supplier of investment casting wax to the industry in Japan.  It is a credit to all those concerned with the Company.
Blayson Japan looks forward to many more years success in the future.

14th World Conference on Investment Casting - 17-20 April 2016 Paris
Blayson look forward to welcoming visitors to their Stand 35 and 36 at the World Conference on Investment Casting, Paris 17-20 April 2016.  The theme of the Conference is "Castings that keep the world moving forward". 
As a truly global supplier of investment casting wax to the Industry, Blayson play a major role in achieving this objective.

ICI 62nd Technical Conference & Expo a Great Success - October 2015
The Investment Casting Institute's 62nd Annual Technical Conference and Expo was held 18-21 October 2015 at Renaissance Schaumberg Convention Center Illinois USA and proved to be a great success for Blayson and our North American partners Eagle Engineered Solutions.
Phil Hancock, Technical Manager, presented the paper titled "Innovative Test Methods for Wax" which was well received and is available in the library section on
Thank you to the many delegates that visited our joint booth.

ICI 62nd Technical Conference & Expo - Visit us at Stand 107
The Investment Casting Institute's 62nd Annual Technical Conference and Expo will be held 18-21 October 2015 at Renaissance Schaumberg Convention Center Illinois USA.
Blayson are pleased to say, they will participate in both the Technical Conference and Expo. Phil Hancock, Technical Manager, will present a paper titled Innovative Test Methods for Wax.
The paper emphasises that wax is an important component of the investment casting process and it is critical that the industry has an understanding of the technology of the material.  The main theme of the paper is the recent development of innovative test methods for wax. The paper explains how with innovative thought and close supplier and customer partnerships significant opportunities exist for designing tests and wax products that enhance wax pattern production and therefore productivity.
In addition to the paper, the company are sharing stand 107 with their North American sales representatives Eagle Engineered Solutions. We look forward to receiving visitors to stand 107 and discussing our latest products and technology.

Blayson Enters North American Investment Casting Market with Eagle Engineered Solutions - December 2014
Blayson is pleased to announce their entrance to the North American Investment Casting market.  Since the company’s inception, Blayson has been focused solely on wax product solutions designed for optimal performance for IC applications.  Blayson’s dedication to excellence is well recognized by OEM’s and Investment Casting Foundries in Europe, Asia and South America. 
Eagle Engineered Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce their representation and distribution agreement for all of Blayson’s wax products in North America.  Eagle will provide Blayson products to the industry from their NE Ohio location including all of Blayson’s Virgin and Reconstituted Pattern waxes, Gating and Runner waxes, Specialty wax products and Reclaim/System wax options.   All products and services will be available in US dollars and US inventories.
“We are excited about our new relationship with Eagle and after many years of being ICI members and presenting ourselves to the North American market, we feel this is a perfect time to enter the market,” said Ron Williams, Managing Director Blayson.  “The North American investment caster is limited to only a few manufacturers and our global experience of over 50 years will prove to be valuable to a number of foundries looking for alternatives.” 
“Blayson’s focus on providing customers with a technical, solutions based approach for all of their products fits perfectly with our philosophy of putting the customer first,” said Mike Hascher, President Eagle Engineered Solutions.  “We are extremely pleased that Ron Williams and his team had the confidence in Eagle to develop new and on-going business for them in the IC community.”
About Blayson Olefines Ltd
Blayson is a key supplier to strategic industries including Aerospace, Industrial Gas Turbines, Medical, Automotive, Defence, Communications, Microwave, Electronics, Marine, Sport & Leisure and Construction. Blayson is committed to pursuing excellence and to providing a better understanding of wax, ancillary materials and equipment, to enable customers to maintain and improve their competitiveness. For more information visit
About Eagle Engineered Solutions
Eagle Engineered Solutions (Eagle) provides additive and direct patternmaking and core manufacturing solutions, services and products for the metal casting, investment casting and sand foundry industries.  Eagle Engineered Solutions is the innovator of several solutions based technologies for Investment Casting and Turbo-machinery applications including Direct Print Ceramic (DPC) Core and Cored Pattern Technology (CPT) using Additive Manufacturing technologies.  Eagle supplies the investment casting and sand casting industries with value-added products including RP/Direct Ceramic Cores and Patterns, Melting Crucibles and Ladles, Zircon Sands and Powders, Ceramic Foam Filters. For more information contact Eagle at +1-330-416-5275 or visit

Blayson wins CMF Innovation Award - November 2014
The 12th Cast Metals Industry Dinner was held at the Manor Hotel Meriden and the sell-out event was a resounding success, the room was filled with 160 of the heads of the UK cast metals industry, coming together to celebrate the 'Best of British Casting'.
The Component of the Year Award went to Grainger & Worrall Ltd for their engine block development for the Ford US pickup truck.
The Company Achievement Award went to Thomas Dudley Ltd for their success in turning round the company, investing for success and considerable educational and development activity.
And finally Blayson were delighted to accept the 2014 CMF Innovation Award, for which Blayson were selected in recognition of the company’s research and development work carried out into new investment casting wax materials with greatly reduced thermal hysteresis.

International Seminar on Investment Casting, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - November 2014
The 8th ISIC was held at the Garden Villa Hotel Kaohsiung and was hosted by the Taiwan Foundry Society (TFS) and the Japan Foundry Society (JFS).  This International Conference is regarded as the main investment casting conference in Asia and this was the first time it has been held in Taiwan.
Since its inception in 1999, ISIC has taken place biannually and has served as the premier conference for Asia’s developing investment casting industry.  Asia currently accounts for 35% of global investment casting sales.
Over 200 Delegates from all parts of the world, including Europe, United States, Japan, Taiwan, China, South Korea and Thailand attended the event and the Seminar was most successful.
Blayson were both exhibiting and presenting with Papers covering a World Market Review, a Review of the North American and European Markets and a Technical Paper outlining the Characteristics and Control of Investment Casting Wax.  The Papers are available in the library.

Blayson appoints Kemparts for representation in Brazil - July 2014
Blayson are pleased to announce that they have appointed the company Kemparts Quimica Ltda as the sole representative for the importation, distribution and sales of their investment casting wax products in Brazil.
Wax products will be manufactured and supplied from the UK and distributed to investment casting foundries in Brazil through Kemparts. Technical support will be provided by the Blayson Technical Centre staff during regular visits to foundries in Brazil.
This relationship enables Kemparts and Blayson to provide the best possible service to the investment casting industry in Brazil by combining Blayson technical expertise with Kemparts infrastructure and vast experience in sales and distribution.

EICF 28th International Conference - June 2014
Hosted in Lugano Switzerland from 15 to 18 June, the event was a great success, attended by over 330 delegates from 26 countries including the Far East, Middle East, Russia, the USA and 15 European countries. This was a record number of delegates for a European conference on investment casting which is a reflection on the positive feeling throughout the industry.
Blayson presented papers on the World Markets and Wax Thermal Hysteresis, these papers along with others can be found in the download section of this website.

Blayson Brasil Responds to Market Needs - March 2014

Having established a wax reclamation facility in Sao Paulo, Blayson Brasil is now focusing on providing customer based wax reclamation systems and wax reclaim technology in a response to market needs.

Virgin wax will continue to be supplied by Blayson from the Cambridge UK manufacturing plant whilst wax reclamation technology will be made available directly to Brazilian investment casting foundries.

This move is a response to the immediate needs of the Brazilian investment casting industry where the focus remains on in-house wax reclamation.
As the investment casting industry in Brazil inevitably develops its capabilities and the demand increases for higher value castings for aerospace, industrial gas turbines, medical and advanced automotive castings, the availability of virgin wax together with high quality reclaimed and reconstituted wax will become an essential prerequisite. Blayson Brasil will provide suitable high quality reclaimed and reconstituted wax products from both individual foundry systems using Blayson technology and strategically located wax reclamation facilities.

In addition Blayson Brasil is expanding the range of materials and services available to investment casting foundries to support the development of quality casting manufacture in Brazil.

Blayson makes changes to European Representation - April 2013

The Blayson Group Ltd is pleased to announce significant changes to the company’s representation in areas of Europe for the sale of Blayson high quality investment casting wax products and ancillary materials.

With effect from 1st April 2013 Industrial Marketing Corporation (IMC) based in Brussels will represent Blayson in Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands and certain areas of France.

IMC’s sales infrastructure will increase Blayson contact levels to European foundries and facilitate customer relationships. Most importantly the Blayson technical team will continue to provide the high levels of service for which the company is known and will proactively support IMC activities in the marketplace.

This step forward is designed to enhance Blayson service in this important investment casting region and to deliver significant benefit to customers. This is seen as a continuation of The Blayson Group Ltd strategy to provide the industry with advanced product technology coupled with the highest level of commercial and technical service.