A collection of some of the most interesting Shakeout pieces from the past 10 years are collected here.
Plant manager John Schuster and AFS Corporate Member Emerson (South Milwaukee, Wisconsin) are always working to improve.
“We keep pushing to get better and better every day, and keep trying to get capital to keep investing in the facility,” Schuster said. “I definitely think the changes I’ve seen are for the better.”
What Schuster and Emerson are doing is working, and it earned them the 2019 Plant Engineering Award.
The American Foundry Society (AFS) highlighted careers in metalcasting to students, teachers, and families during its Manufacturing Day Open House on Oct. 4, 2019.
The event is part of a coordinated national annual celebration of the manufacturing industry to show the public its importance to the economy and address common misconceptions about manufacturing. Companies are encouraged to open their doors to their communities and show what they make, the technologies they use, and the promising career paths available.
LA Aluminum Casting makes parts that have to look great and function precisely.
If you’ve been to a metalcasting trade show in the last few years, you’ve probably seen the motorcycle.
In front of AFS Corporate Member Pier Foundry & Pattern Shop’s (St. Paul, Minnesota) booth is a unique ride. Already a beautiful testament to American manufacturing, in 2013 the Harley-Davidson was custom-built by Duane Rice and features imagery of the metalcasting facility
Within two years, the gray and ductile iron foundry diversified its markets, doubled its staff and became nearly silica-free.
Modern Casting has named AFS Corporate Member EJ the 2019 Metalcaster of the Year. Here are the sights of their new facility in Warner Township, near Elmira, Michigan.
For 3 1/2 days in Atlanta, there were full-scale exhibits, cutting-edge technology demos, packed aisles, exciting new equipment, innovative sessions and a show floor full of energy at CastExpo 2019.
Click on the arrow on the right of the above image to scroll through more photos from CastExpo 19.
The annual Casting of the Year competition is sponsored by the American Foundry Society and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine and recognizes excellence in casting design. The competition is open to all North American metalcasters and designers/end-users of metal castings. Castings are accepted in all metals, casting processes, end-use applications, and sizes.