Foundries caught in a rut of repeated casting defects and scrap may be well served with a mental retreat to the kitchen for Breakfast 101––not for comfort food, but for answers.
American Foundry Society is currently supporting 17 active projects in various stages of development, from recently approved to nearly complete.
The latest manufacturing industry investments and business strategies point to a sustaining trend toward bolstering the North American supply chain.
A fuel cell manufacturer had to act fast to convert an aluminum enclosure to a casting that would meet an international dust- and water-proofing standard. Luckily, they discovered a foundry where speed and high-quality prototyping are standard fare.
There Is a Place for You at AFS
We were pleased to welcome more than 2,200 people from around North America and beyond to the Metalcasting Congress in Milwaukee this past April, including the 125 students who were in attendance.
Individual Foundries; Together an Industry
August 9, 2022--When I first started covering the metalcasting industry for Modern Casting, I did not know what a foundry was or what it produced.
U.S. Supreme Court Limits EPA Authority to Address Climate Change
On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in West Virginia v. EPA and limited the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Lesson #4 – Servant Leadership
This column is the fourth of seven installments based on Jean Bye’s 2022 Hoyt Memorial Lecture delivered at CastExpo in Columbus, Ohio.
Maria Alverio Wins Inaugural Jean Bye AFS Women in Metalcasting Scholarship
To honor the extraordinary 47-year career of Jean Bye, AFS Women in Metalcasting (WIM) together with the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) created a scholarship to invest in creative and technically-trained female students who are passionate about metalcasting.
OSHA Continues to Increase Enforcement Activities
If OSHA’s activities in 2022 are any indication, metalcasters should expect to see a continued increase in enforcement activities.
Lesson #7 - Make the Exit You Want
This column is the final of seven installments based on Jean Bye’s 2022 Hoyt Memorial Lecture delivered at CastExpo in Columbus, Ohio.