Columns: Ceo column

Doug Kurkul
January 10, 2023

Throughout the $47 billion metalcasting industry, 2022 was a time of intense demand for castings and rising sales orders, coupled with significant challenges.

Doug Kurkul, CEO of AFS
September 14, 2022

The American Foundry Society (AFS) and the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) are working together as closely as ever to advance their truly complementary missions.

Doug Kurkul
July 13, 2022

Not long ago, a major daily newspaper ran a surprisingly lengthy article about a proposed copper mine that has been in the planning stages for years, only to be held up due to regulatory and legal

Doug Kurkul
May 11, 2022

Now more than ever, policy issues have major implications for metalcasters’ operations and profitability. Foundry and supplier representatives will be converging on Washington, D.C.