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  • October 7 – 8, 2015 : NFPA 70E, OSHA & You...Insight for Implementation

    Some of the latest changes to the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E would be in direct violation of OSHA Standards. Learn what they are!

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  • October 7 – 9, 2015 : International Ferrous Melting Conference

    The AFS International Ferrous Melting Conference will be held Oct. 7-9, 2015 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, TN. Participants will be able to listen to and network with the leading minds in ferrous melting practice and research.

  • October 14 – 15, 2015 : Casting Design #12-16

    This course addresses principles of effective metalcasting design by delving into the major factors that affect final part design. Participants will explore alloy selection, metalcasting process capabilities and limitations and their effects on casting design, and the impact of secondary operations. Other major topics will include design for manufacturability, fab to casting design conversions, dimensional control, and the importance of casting simulation. Discussion and case studies will be used throughout this 2 day course to illustrate effective and practical casting design principles. Participants should have knowledge and experience in designing engineered components prior to attending this course.

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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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  • 09/30/2015: Environmental, Health and Safety Manager - Bremen Castings, Inc. - Bremen, IN

    Environmental, Health and Safety ManagerBremen Castings, a gray and ductile iron foundry, serving customer needs since 1939. We place a high priority on our Environmental, Health and Safety Programs.We are looking for a highly motivated, detail oriented individual who possesses strong verbal ...

  • 09/25/2015: Foundry Engineer - Confidential - , WI

    An established Wisconsin steel foundry is seeking an experienced foundry engineer to perform technical assignments using proprietary manufacturing engineering practices and principles.  This position will aid in the design and implementation of manufacturing methods and processes that support the ...

  • 09/25/2015: Foundry Engineer - Accurate Specialties Inc - Waukesha, WI

    Casting/Foundry EngineerCompany OverviewAccurate Specialties Inc, a Fisher Barton Company, is North America's leading bronze gear blank manufacturer. Our innovative, integrated manufacturing plant supports our specialties in chill casting, centrifugal casting, and spuncast gear blanks. As a full-service ...

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