October 2018

October 2018
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EDITORIAL: Foundry Leadership Conference Insights
D. Kurkul
WASHINGTON ALERT: New Section 301 Tariff Targets $200 Billion Worth of Chinese Imports
SAFE PRACTICE: An Employer’s Obligations to Provide First Aid
D. Hunter
BY THE LAW: Employment Laws to Know and Understand
D. Resser
FROM AFS: Think Global, Act Local
B. Yates
COLLEGE CONNECTION: Virginia Tech opens up to spread the word about metalcasting
Industry Makes Its Pitch to Students: With a predicted skills gap looming in the near future for manufacturing, industry groups are working together to spread the message about careers in metalcasting.
S. Wetzel, J. Costin
Learning The Craft: Universities across the country are using numerous techniques to engage and educate the next generation.
B. Sandalow
Training to Stay Ahead: Metalcasters have different ways to train and reward their employees for getting better at their jobs. In the end, everybody wins when improvement is a goal.
B. Sandalow
Today’s Executives Speak to Tomorrow’s Leaders: Leaders from the industry share words of wisdom and practical tips for creating a successful, satisfying career in metalcasting.
S. Wetzel
The Value of a Foundry’s Implementation of ISO/IEC 17025: Third-party certification of ancillary operations helps take foundry businesses to the next level of competence and efficiency.
M. Petri, M. Porfilio
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