March 2023

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DONSCO: From Crisis to Progress: By leaning into its strength—vertical integration and value-added processes—DONSCO weathered a string of bad luck to emerge well-positioned to meet today’s customer demands.
S. Wetzel
Influence of Holding Time in the Heating/Pouring Unit on the Metallurgical Qual…: The final metallurgical quality of a ductile iron is established by the components of the metallic charge, as well as by the liquid treatment and the holding temperature and time; industrial research aimed to investigate these effects.
G. Alonso, J.R. Olaizola, R. Suarez, and D.M. Stefanescu
Compliance Alert: Every Foundry Faces Impact From Major New Lead Rules: Imminent and drastically revised state rulemaking is likely to affect federal OSHA standards in the near future. AFS is sounding the alarm for all metalcasters, including ferrous foundries, to engage in the association’s data-gathering efforts, communicate with agencies, and assess all areas of their operations.
K. Phelan
Metalcasting Congress 2023 Packs Plenty: Special Events p. 50, Show-at-a-Glance p. 51, Individual Award Winners p. 52, Keynote Sessions p. 53, Metalcasting Congress Program p. 54, Exhibitor List p. 52, Exhibitor Showcase p. 64
Modern Casting Staff
EDITORIAL: The State of Manufacturing and Metalcasting
D. Kurkul
WASHINGTON ALERT: OSHA Sharpens Its Enforcement Tools
S. Salmon
MEMBER Q&A: Building Community for a Sustainable Industry
Modern Casting Staff
COLLEGE CONNECTION: Grants Fund Recruitment Efforts
P. Lechner
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