April 2018

The April 2018 issue of Modern Casting features a profile of Lodi Iron Works, and how casting brought a wrestling coach's vision to life.
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Editorial: The Best Time for Infrastructure Investment? Now.
Doug Kurkul
Washington Alert: Trump Administration Implements Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Industry Faces: Rockford Foundries president building a legacy with Habitat for Humanity
College Connection: OSU Student Experiences Industry Firsthand
By The Law: Firearms in the Workplace
David Resser
Strength, Not Stress: A college wrestling coach had an idea for a new workout product. Cast iron made his vision a reality.
Brian Sandalow, Associate Editor
Family Tradition, Business Ambition: Lodi Iron Works is primed to expand its customer base at the newly streamlined and upgraded facility.
Shannon Wetzel, Managing Editor
Solving the Problems in Your Foundry: A systematic approach to identifying problems and achieving solutions can help metalcasters meet customer expectations and avoid unnecessary costs of quality.
A Modern Casting Staff And AFS Institute Report
10 Safety Rules to Remember: Some OSHA regulations and standards are less obvious, but that doesn’t mean they can be forgotten by metalcasters.
Brian Sandalow, Associate Editor; Juliette Garesche, Senior Director of EHS, AFS
Application of Castings on Wheel-End and Suspension: A study shows considerable opportunity remains for lightweighting on already proven applications.
Andrew Halonen
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