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    05.13.15: OSHA Administrator: Businesses Underreporting Accidents Under New Recordkeeping Regs

    The new rules require employers to report within 24 hours any injury that requires one employee to be hospitalized.

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    05.21.15: House OKs Permanent R&D Credit Legislation

    The bill, the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 (H.R. 880) would permanently extend the R&D tax credit retroactive to January 1, 2015, and enhance the alternative simplified credit (ASC) formula to 20 percent from the current 14 percent rate.

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    05.28.15: Accuride to Supply Daimler Trucks NA with Gunite Brake Drums

    Accuride Corporation, Evansville, Ind., announced it has reached a multi-year agreement with Daimler Trucks North America to supply Gunite brake drums to Daimler’s aftermarket parts group, one of the leading all-makes parts brands in the commercial transportation industry.

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    05.22.15: Roberts Sinto Names New CEO, President

    Roberts Sinto Corporation, Lansing, Mich., and SandMold Systems, Inc., Newaygo, Mich, announced Richard Stewart, both companies CEO, retired April 11. Stewart will remain active with the companies and serve on the Board of Directors. Donald Kvorka, who currently was president and COO, assumed the roles of president and CEO on April 12, 2015

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    05.21.15: Indiana Metalcaster Receives Public Grants

    Tech Castings LLC, Shirley, Ind., an investment casting facility of vacuum-melt superalloy turbine engine components serving commercial and military aerospace customer base, was recently awarded grants and tax credits by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

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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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    AFS Industry Job Descriptions

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    Job descriptions establish the foundation for all that gets accomplished in your organization. The AFS Industry Job Descriptions have been revised and expanded, now containing nearly 300 metalcasting-specific sample job descriptions, offering a wide variety of industry-specific positions. This compilation includes hard copies of the job descriptions, as well as a CD-ROM that contains all the documents in MS Office Word format, which allows you to tailor each description to fit your organization's needs. Job titles are listed in alphabetical order and by department, making it easy to find what you need.

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    Principles of Metal Casting 3rd Edition

    Member Price: $80.00     Non-member Price: $100.00

    The definitive metal casting resource--fully updated. Written by prominent industry experts, Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition, addresses the latest advances in the field such as melting, casting processes, sand systems, alloy development, heat treatment, and processing technologies. New chapters cover solidification modeling, casting defects, and zinc and zinc alloys. Detailed photographs, illustrations, tables, and equations are included throughout. Ideal for students and researchers in metallurgy and foundry science as well as foundry industry professionals, this authoritative guide provides all of the information needed to produce premium-quality castings.

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  • 05/28/2015: Territory Manager/Technical Sales Representative - Midvale Industries - IL

    Territory Manager/Technical Sales Representative (Upper Midwest)Company InformationDistributor and manufacturers? representative of foundry, aerospace, automotive, metal finishing equipment and supplies.We provide a comprehensive line of foundry and finishing equipment, and consumables that include: ...

  • 05/28/2015: Manufacturing Engineer - Bremen Castings, Inc. - Bremen, IN

    This is a responsible managerial position that involves engineering functions; including planning, organizing, developing, implementing, and coordinating for quotes.Company Expectations of Employee:Promotes and adheres to BCI Policy and Procedures.Acts as a role model throughout the organization.Represents ...

  • 05/22/2015: Director, Foundry Operations - Monarch Industries - Winkler, Canada

    The Director, Foundry Operations is responsible for overall management of foundry operation, including; Foundry Engineering, maintenance of equipment and facilities, Production Planning, Manufacturing and for producing high-quality cost-effective castings, while ensuring employee safety, development ...

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Modern Casting

Modern Casting

Up to date technology, business practices, and news in the metalcasting industry

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MetalCasting Design & Purchasing

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International Journal of Metalcasting

International Journal of Metalcasting

Dedicated to leading the transfer of research and technology

Global Casting

Global Casting

Providing a global perspective on metalcasting, including news, features, and technology from all regions of the world