This article, the first of a two-part series on warehouse safety, summarizes many of the OSHA requirements that apply to dock areas, and how to make those spots in a facility safer.
What Will the Rise of Electric Vehicles Mean for Metalcasters?February 4, 2020
This article offers a look at some possible influences of the electric vehicle platform on metalcasting in the coming years, including the forces pushing the world toward EVs and away from internal combustion engines, and issues that must be resolved as industry prods consumers to embrace EVs.Read More
Understanding the causes of common defects occurring in permanent mold castings helps metalcasters find best practices to avoid them.
The marijuana legalization movement has grown, and some states now not only permit medical marijuana but also recreational marijuana. What does this mean for metalcasters’ drug policies?
Metalcasters have two choices when it comes to staffing: adapt, or move forward with potentially key spots left open.
Pink House Comes With Cast Highlights
Castings Will See You at the Dentist
Connecting the Dots in Technology
In my 15 years covering the metalcasting industry, I’ve seen a considerable amount of change in how foundries are using technology in their operations.
U.S. and China Sign Phase One Trade Deal
On January 15, President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed “Phase One” of the U.S.-China agreement, after more than a dozen rounds of on-off negotiations.
Onsite Power Generation
Satisfied with your electric company, or the size of your electric bills? Feel like you don’t have any alternative to dealing with your local utility company because it’s your only way to connect to the electric grid? For many, it’s considered a necessary evil.
Texas State Students Cast School Logo
Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas) has been an FEF-certified university since 1990. Over the years, hundreds of students have passed through the Department of Engineering Technology and had the opportunity to learn and experience the many facets of metalcasting.