October 2017

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Editorial: Conversions, Reshoring and Public Policy
D. Kurkul
Washington Alert: Comments Received on EPA's Proposal to Repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule
Novel Solutions: #ASKGARYVEE Is One Massive Right Hook
R. Jefferson
Smart Energy: The Melting Triangle
C. Belt and R. Eppich
From AFS: Paradigm Shift Ahead for AFS Online Library
M. Lakas
By The Law: Patent Protection Pointers
D. Resser
Building for the Future: Companies are overcoming challenges to build new plants and add to their existing foundries to better serve their customers.
B. Sandalow
The Process of Bringing Back a Foundry: Shuttered by its previous owners, Keokuk Steel Castings was bought by a company that has been welcomed and embraced by its community.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
Cutting Through the Challenges: AAM's Columbiana lost foam casting facility tackled a difficult project thanks to ingenuity and teamwork with its customer.
B. Sandalow
OSHA's Crystalline Silica Rule: What Should Your Foundry Be Doing Now?: 28 important questions about the crystalline silica rule are answered.
AFS Environmental Health and Safety Committee, Chaired by T. Slavin
Searching for the Low-Cost, Power-Dense, Aluminum Engine: Can a new method for tooling high-pressure diecasting pave the way to closed-deck engine blocks?
J. Blackburn and J. Thrasher
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