January 2015

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Washington Alert: OSHA Releases 2015 Regulatory Plans
Shaping Strategy: 7 Bottom Line-Increasing New Year's Resolutions
Industry to See Continued Short-Term Growth,: U.S. casting sales are forecast to grow moderately in all metals through 2016, and then flatten out in the long term through 2023.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
State of the Union: Modern Casting breaks down the U.S. metalcasting industry by material, process and state.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
Investment Casting Metal Matrix Composites: The design freedoms inherent in investment casting help keep aluminum metal matrix composites cost effective.
P. Mikkola and B. Willson
Clean, Safe, Productive Steel Finishing: American Foundry Group's finishing department renovation greatly improved operations.
N. Vanbecelaere and S. Chavez
Understanding the Heat, Improving the Shell: Researchers hope to improve investment casting shell performance by building a database of thermal properties.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
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