Columns: Ceo column

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.

D. Kurkul
March 10, 2022

As the new year progresses, several key business trends are impacting metalcasters’ operations and profitability. This month’s column examines some of those trends.

Doug Kurkul, CEO of AFS
January 7, 2022

Women and men in the $44 billion U.S. foundry industry are paying close heed to Washington these days—with good reason.

Doug Kurkul, CEO of AFS
November 9, 2021

The safety record of America’s manufacturing plants in general, and metalcasting facilities in particular, has improved markedly over recent decades.