August 2019

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EDITORIAL: Bold Responses to the Skills Shortages
D. Kurkul
WASHINGTON ALERT: AFS-Supported Chinese Rail Ban Included in House Passed Defense Authorization Bill
BY THE LAW: Unauthorized Alien Workers and Your Foundry
D. Resser
SAFE PRACTICE: What in the World Is a MEWP?
B. Charlton
COLLEGE CONNECTION: Young Pro Flourishing After Involvement with FEF
P. Lechner
INDUSTRY FACES: Duane Rice: The Man With the Motorcycle That Tells a Story
IN A WORLD WITHOUT CASTINGS: Would Formula One Have Its Speed?
CASTING INNOVATIONS: Conversion to Ductile Iron Saves Over 30%
SHAKEOUT: Castings Help Cincinnati Reds Celebrate Anniversary
Different Strategies, Same Goals: Whether it’s week-long shutdowns or intermittent breaks, metalcasters are using planned maintenance to keep their facilities and equipment working properly.
B. Sandalow
Responding to Changes in the Steel Scrap Stream: New elements present in the steel used in today’s cars means foundries will need to be more diligent in monitoring incoming charge material.
S. Wetzel
Building Supplier Relationships at Allison Transmission: A supplier quality development engineer at the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles shares the expectations for the company’s casting sources.
S. Wetzel
Casting World Connects at GIFA: More than 70,000 metalcasting delegates from 118 countries gathered in Düsseldorf, Germany, for the Bright World of Metals.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
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