The annual casting competition from AFS and Casting Source highlights the best metalcasting can offer; often, winners are the result of converting from another process or material. Here we look at the winners of the last 10 years.
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By leaning into its strength—vertical integration and value-added processes—DONSCO weathered a string of bad luck to emerge well-positioned to meet today’s customer demands.Read More
Imminent and drastically revised state rulemaking is likely to affect federal OSHA standards in the near future. AFS is sounding the alarm for all metalcasters, including ferrous foundries, to engage in the association’s data-gathering efforts, communicate
The final metallurgical quality of a ductile iron is established by the components of the metallic charge, as well as by the liquid treatment and the holding temperature and time; industrial research aimed to investigate these effects.
Special Events p. 50, Show-at-a-Glance p. 51, Individual Award Winners p. 52,
Keynote Sessions p. 53, Metalcasting Congress Program p. 54, Exhibitor List p. 52,
Exhibitor Showcase p. 64
The State of Manufacturing and Metalcasting
The financial reporters on networks like CNBC are fond of saying that consumers account for 75% of economic activity. While that’s technically correct, they too often overlook the fact that manufacturing is the engine that drives economic growth and raises living standards.
OSHA Sharpens Its Enforcement Tools
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is stepping up its investigation and enforcement activity, updating its procedures for inspections to permit citations for each instance of alleged non-compliance.
Grants Fund Recruitment Efforts
How do FEF schools attract and retain students into metalcasting courses? They can request a grant from FEF.
Building Community for a Sustainable Industry
Local impact has been a key driver for Jay Morrison’s volunteer activity within AFS and the metalcasting industry.