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  • March 22 – 24, 2017 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference

    Join the metalcasting industry in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee for the Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the AFS Tenneessee chapter.Reserve your room at the DreamMore Resort ea

  • March 22 – 23, 2017 : Casting Cost Estimating #30-17

    Cost estimating is a critical factor in ensuring a manufacturing company continues to acquire customers and to be profitable. This course examines the various cost components and methods used to ar

  • March 28, 2017 : Permanent Mold Thermal Management #21-17

    Permanent mold casting is a significant and major process used in the metalcasting industry today.  It can produce high quality and consistent products when a variety of control parameters are us

  • April 5 – 6, 2017 : Aluminum Metallurgy 201 #31-17

    The purpose of this course is to provide target audience participants with knowledge and skills regarding the nomenclature, terminology, principles, and techniques for the metallurgy of aluminum ba

  • April 25 – 27, 2017 : AFS 121st Metalcasting Congress

    Go to for more information on exhibits, program, special events, and travel/hotel information.

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Fourth Edition of Health and Safety Guides Available

The AFS Healthy and Safety Committee (10-Q) created the newest edition of the guides to provide metalcasters with updated information necessary to determine, evaluate and control potential hazards. The committee members are all experts in health and safety, holding certifications in multiple areas.

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  • 03/14/2017: Public Relations Specialist - American Foundry Society - IL

    Job Title: Public Relations SpecialistPosition Reports To:                                                                         Vice President of Marketing and CommunicationsPurpose:To facilitate state-of-the-art AFS marketing and communications programs through project management, writing, ...

  • 03/10/2017: Facility Manager - Hearth & Home Technologies - VT

    Do you want to be part of a company that truly believes in shared responsibility and shared rewards? Do you want to be part of an organization that continuously improves and strives to be the leader in our industry? Do you want to be a Facilities Manager that leads a team to ensure the maintenance ...

  • 03/10/2017: Customer Support Coordinator - American Foundry Society - Schaumburg, IL

    Purpose:AFS is looking for an energetic and detail oriented individual to fulfill the role of Customer Support Coordinator. This is a key position within the Customer Service Department and the Operations Division that will be part of front line support for customers of AFS. This role is responsible ...

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