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R&D projects help companies become more competitive and raise the bar internationally. They also support the development of new applications and markets and guarantee the sustainability of CMQ’s efforts.

Martin Hartlieb

Business development


Core business

Aluminium, Aluminium Molding, High pressure dye cast high integrity

Main areas of activity & Research :

  • Structural vacuum die casting
  • casting alloys
  • lightweight vehicles

Participation in various professionnals organizations:

  • NADCA (Instructor of the Year 2015)
  • AFS


  • Participation au NADCA Standards for High Integrity and Structural Die Casting Process” (2015, 6th Edition), NADCA Publication #403
  • Auteur des, chapitres “6.1 High Pressure Die Casting Process – Principles & Applications” et “6.3 High Vacuum Die Casting”, du livre “High Integrity Casting of Lightweight Components”
  • M. Hartlieb: NADCA webinar series on high integrity die casting (2014, 2015, 2016) (1. Alloys for high integrity die casting, 2. Melting, melt treatment and transfer for high integrity die casting, 3. High vacuum high integrity die casting, 4. Heat treatment and subsequent process steps, 5. The market, applications and commercial aspects for high integrity die casting), available recorded online at www.diecasting.org
  • M. Hartlieb, M. Schnur, G. Prince: Optimizing melt treatment and transfer for high integrity die casting, NADCA congress transactions, 2015
  • M. Hartlieb, M. Schnur: Structural Die Casting, IMEDAL (7o CIAYE) congress transactions, 2015
  • C. Amiotte, S. Desrosiers, S. Beaulieu, M. Hartlieb: Heat treatment of structural high integrity die castings, NADCA congress transactions, 2015
  • S. Desrosiers, S. Beaulieu, C. Amiotte, M. Hartlieb: Alloy and heat treatment development for weldable structure parts, NADCA congress transactions, 2014
  • M. Hartlieb: Aluminum Bridge Decks, Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, March-April 2014, page 26-27
  • M. Hartlieb, R. Donahue: Mercalloy for Structural Diecasting, NADCA congress transactions, 2013
  • M. Hartlieb: Aluminum Alloys for Structural Die Casting, Die Casting Engineer magazine, May 2013, pages 40-43
  • M. Hartlieb: La situación económica y su impacto sobre la industria del aluminio – tendencias y desafíos, IMEDAL (4o CIAYE) congress transactions, 2012
  • M. Hartlieb: El Aluminio – una visión a largo plazo, IMEDAL (3o CIAYE) congress transactions, 2011
  • M. Hartlieb: Tendencias e innovaciones en aleaciones para la fundición, IMEDAL (2o CIAYE) congress transactions, 2010
  • J. Grassi, J. Campbell, M. Hartlieb, F. Major: Moulage par ablation/Ablation casting, Hommes & Fonderie, Janvier 2009, no 391
  • M. Hartlieb: The Evolving Heat Exchanger Market for 3xxx Series Extrusions, ET 2008 transactions
  • M. Hartlieb & J.F. Major, “Advances in Aluminum Foundry Alloys for Permanent and Semi-Permanent Mould Casting”, in Proceedings of the AFS 6th International Conference on Permanent Mould Casting of Aluminum & Magnesium, February 11th to 12th, 2008, Dallas, TX, pp. 117-128., and International Journal or Metalcasting, Volume 3, Issue 3, Summer 2009, pages 43-51
  • M. Hartlieb: ALUMINIUM IN THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY,  Proceedings of the Light Metals Technology Conference 2007
  • Z. Brown, B. Szymanowski, M. Musser, D. Saha, S. Seaver, M. Hartlieb: Manufacturing of Thin Walled Structural Automotive Components Through High Vacuum Die Casting Technology, NADCA congress transactions, 2007
  • Z. Brown, J. Bigelow, R. Ryder, R. DasGupta, M. Hartlieb, J. Wüst: Advancements in High Pressure Die Casting Processes, NADCA congress transactions, 2006