Foundries may be struggling in uncharted waters during this economic downturn, but with proper management and planning, they can recover.
Grinding HaltJanuary 13, 2021
Applying ingenuity and firm resolve, Clow Valve’s Midwest brass and iron foundry took action to reduce injury and cost––by significantly reducing its volume of grinding.Read More
One company’s approach to identifying, assessing and controlling combustible dust.
After a year of COVID-19-related setbacks, the forecasted metalcasting industry revenue growth rate for the next five years is 7.5% per year.
Worldwide casting production decreased by 2.7% from 2018 to 2019.
Labor Shortages Remain a Challenge
New survey data confirms what most Modern Casting readers are experiencing first-hand: Attracting and retaining workers is again a major challenge. This situation has implications not only for each foundry but also for the nascent industrial recovery.
Different Format, Same Results
For decades, FEF’s College Industry Conference (CIC) has been held in November in Chicago. This conference is the highlight of a metalcasting student’s educational process, leading to hundreds of students entering this industry as a result of a CIC job offer.