Dongfeng Trucks adopts SinterCast process control technology


  * Mini-System 3000 to be installed at Dongfeng Technology Centre
  * Product development for commercial vehicle cylinder blocks and heads
  * Continued growth in Asia, with fifteen installations in China, Japan and
    Korea

[Stockholm,  7 January  2015] -  Dongfeng  Commercial  Vehicle Co., Ltd., one of
China's  leading truck  brands and  China's largest  heavy duty  truckmaker, has
entered  into a  technology supply  agreement with  the Swedish  process control
specialist  SinterCast for  Compacted Graphite  Iron (CGI) product development.
Under  the  terms  of  the  agreement,  a  SinterCast  Mini-System  3000 will be
installed  at the  Dongfeng Technology  Centre's R&D  foundry located  in Shiyan
City,  China.  The Mini-System  3000, which is planned  to be shipped during the
first  quarter  of  2015 and  installed  during  the second quarter, will enable
Dongfeng  Trucks to independently  develop high quality  CGI cylinder blocks and
heads.   SinterCast will also provide technical support for the establishment of
robust CGI production procedures and for CGI product development.

"This order marks our ninth installation in China and our fifteenth installation
in  Asia,  broadening  our  presence  and  brand  awareness,  and increasing our
opportunity to support the future series production needs of the important Asian
market"  said Dr Steve  Dawson, President &  CEO of SinterCast.  "Asia currently
accounts for 15 of our 40 installations, but it is even more significant to note
that  10 of  our  last  20 installations  have  been secured in China, Japan and
Korea.  We will continue to focus on increasing our installed base and promoting
new CGI product applications in order to grow the total market opportunity."

For more information:

 Dr Steve Dawson

 President & CEO

 Tel:    +46 8 660 7750

 e-mail: steve.dawson@sintercast.com




Established in 1969, Dongfeng Trucks is one of China's leading truck brands with
a  product  range  that  covers  heavy  and  medium  duty  trucks  for demanding
operations  in long haul,  regional and local  distribution and for tough mining
and  off-road  operations.   Dongfeng  Trucks  has  its  own  R&D and production
resources  in  China  and  is  establishing  global sales and service networks.
Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd., established a joint venture with AB Volvo
in  2013 making  the  partnership  the  world's  largest  producer of heavy duty
commercial vehicles. For more information: www.dfcv.com.cn/Index_en.aspx

SinterCast is the world's leading supplier of process control technology for the
reliable  high volume production of Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI). With at least
75% higher  tensile strength, 45% higher stiffness  and approximately double the
fatigue strength of conventional grey cast iron and aluminium, CGI allows engine
designers  to improve  performance, fuel  economy and  durability while reducing
engine size, weight, noise and emissions. With 40 installations in 12 countries,
the  SinterCast technology  is primarily  used for  the production of petrol and
diesel  engine cylinder  blocks and  exhaust components  for passenger vehicles;
medium-duty  and heavy-duty cylinder  blocks and heads  for commercial vehicles;
and,   industrial  power  engine  components  for  marine,  rail,  off-road  and
stationary  engine applications. SinterCast's series production components range
from  2 kg to 9 tonnes,  all using the  same proven process control technology.
The  SinterCast share is quoted on the Small Cap segment of the Stockholm NASDAQ
OMX   stock   exchange   (Stockholmsbörsen:   SINT).   For   more   information:
www.sintercast.com

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