Companies are rethinking and shifting their supply chains.
The U.S. metalcasting industry has a total national economic impact of $110.52 billion, including foundries and their suppliers.
Industry 4.0 can propel metalcasting facilities, but automation means more than robotics.
A low pressure aluminum foundry incorporated a rotary degassing system guided by a computer model to make controlled additions of hydrogen into its aluminum 356 alloy.
What Foundries Can Do When There Is a Respirator Shortage
The COVID-19 crisis is creating a huge demand for NIOSH approved N95 respirators and diverting supplies from industry to health care workers.
Shining a Light on the Importance of Metalcasting
The coronavirus has caused us to consider how much our world is interwoven, how fragile networks can be, and how important it is to shore up and maintain strong ties to avoid major crises.
Vein of Gold
Ready to do a little prospecting? Get out your latest electric bill.
When Campuses Are Suddenly “Closed for Business”
What happens when without warning, the college campus is closed…you can no longer attend classes in person and the foundry lab, where you love to spend your time, is off limits.