October 2016

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Editorial: Looking Forward for Metalcasters
D. Kurkul
Washington Alert: Industry Groups and States File Suit Challenging New DOL Overtime Rule
Shakeout: Potential MLS Club Draws on Metalcasting Imagery
Soucy Invests in Metalcasting: A manufacturer of track systems, parts, accessories and other industrial components spent more than $30 million to build a new plant next to the casting facility it just purchased.
S. Wetzel
Predictive Maintenance Saves Money: Routinely monitoring equipment using predictive technologies and data collecting can help better plan for equipment repairs and save money in downtime and replacement costs.
A. Gambsky
Building on Success: Companies that are expanding their facilities have faced numerous challenges and relied on experience to assure successful projects.
B. Sandalow
Continuous Improvements, Cost Savings at McConway & Torley: Substantial cost savings can be achieved by a proper work culture where all the departments work towards the common objective.
S. Komaragiri and O. Mangoyan
The Case for Steel Lost Foam Casting: Although steel is not currently widely produced with lost foam casting, the method offers many potential benefits and recent work has shown its viability.
M. DeBruin and S. Jordan
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