Following a year that saw 12% growth, casting sales softened slightly in 2019.
The latest safety data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the industry saw a setback in its overall safety record, although a few sectors made some improvement.
Offering more design freedom than other methods of metal forming, investment casting’s advantages are used in many different ways.
In-process weld reworked parts can meet the requirements of aerospace, military and commercial structural specifications when reworked with proper capability. But since it is expensive, foundries should try to minimize welding on castings to the extent possible.
Constance Finds Passion in Sculpting
Would Foreign Locales be as Distinctive?
New Launch, Marketing Tool for Foundries
A column in Modern Casting may seem like an odd forum to announce big changes to Metal Casting Design & Purchasing. Please bear with me.
There Is a Place for You Here at AFS
Most AFS committees are seeking volunteers. Don’t let the words “committee” or “volunteer” scare you. We have nearly 1,000 volunteers in more than 30 technical and management committees. Speak to nearly any of them, and you’ll hear their passion for AFS.
Congress Approves Defense Authorization Bill
The legislation includes billions in construction spending and other provisions impacting metalcasters.
FEF Holds Conference, Hands Out Awards
FEF recently held its annual College Industry Conference in Chicago. The 2019 conference brought 119 current students together for a wonderful opportunity to network with each other and with metalcasting company representatives—their future employers.