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  • July 19, 2016 : Iron 101 #01-17

    This is an introductory course covering the major cast iron families. Topics include characteristics and properties as well as general applications for each iron type,

  • July 20 – 21, 2016 : Iron Metallurgy 201 #02-17

    The purpose of this course is to provide target audience participants with knowledge and skills regarding terminology, principles, and techniques for the metallurgy of gray and ductile iron casting

  • August 2 – 3, 2016 : Introduction to Metalcasting #03-17

    This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involve

  • August 7 – 8, 2016 : AFS Advanced Waste Seminar

    Conference Topics to Include:​ Regulatory overviewIdentification of wasteWaste storage/shipmentGenerator treatmentByproduct resources, regulations

  • August 9 – 11, 2016 : AFS 28th Environmental Health & Safety Conference

    Conference Topics to Include: Washington legislative and regulatory update

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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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  • 06/27/2016: SEGMENT MANAGER ENGINEERING PRODUCTS FOR THE FOUNDRY DIVISION - Elkem Metal inc. - Canada

    Overall Responsibilities- Analyze, extract demands, trends and insights from the engineering segment value chain, and recognize the business potential for Elkem Foundry- Drive product and service idea generation and innovation for the segment- Make sure new ideas are in-line with supply chain expectations ...

  • 06/22/2016: Core Room Supervisor - Grede, LLC - Kingsford, MI

    Grede Foundries, Inc.Exempt Job Description and EvaluationProduction and MaintenanceSUMMARYSupervise core room operations on assigned shift by setting goals, organizing and assigning work, training employees, and maintaining a productive work environment in order to meet established production ...

  • 06/22/2016: Cleaning Room Supervisor - Grede, LLC - Kingsford, MI

    Grede Foundries, Inc.Exempt Job Description and EvaluationProduction and MaintenanceSUMMARYSupervise cleaning room operations on assigned shift by setting goals, organizing and assigning work, training employees, and maintaining a productive work environment in order to meet established production ...

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