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Found Casting: BMW/Starbucks Espresso Maker

From time to time we will use this space to point out some unique applications for cast components. For instance, we all know BMW uses castings in its automobiles, but how about its coffee makers? Starbucks released a BMW-designed espresso machine this past Christmas season. The sleek machine features a diecast housing, which produces an “intersection of beauty and function that is both durable and easy to maintain.”

Not a bad way to start the day.