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  • March 5 – 7, 2018 : Foundry Process Improvement

    Foundries today often struggle with problem solving, and have a need for training with a focus on metal casting issues. This 2.5 day course provides participants with basic root cause analysis trai

  • March 7 – 9, 2018 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference

  • March 8, 2018 : Permanent Mold Thermal Management #12-18

    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

  • March 13 – 14, 2018 : Casting Cost Estimating

    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

  • April 3 – 5, 2018 : AFS 122nd 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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  • 11/08/2017: Engineering Manager - Strato Inc. - Piscataway, NJ

    Engineering Manager - Strato, Inc., Piscataway, New JerseyStrato, Inc. is a manufacturer of products for the Railroad and Transit Industry, and is seeking an experienced Engineer to oversee metallurgical needs and issues within our product lines.  Strato, Inc. is growing as the result of new products ...

  • 11/07/2017: Plant Manager - M.A. Steel Foundry Ltd. - Calgary, Canada

    Responsible for the management of the steel and stainless steel foundry.Foundry plant manager to direct the daily operation of the foundry. To make daily production schedule including heat treatment. To provide support and training to foundry staff. To ensure safety in the workplace and improve ...

  • 11/06/2017: Pattern Rigger - Lethbridge Iron Works Ltd. - Lethbridge, Canada

    About the OrganizationLethbridge Iron Works Ltd. is one of the leading jobbing iron foundries supplying iron castings across North America. Founded in 1898, and headquartered in Lethbridge, Alberta, we have since grown into an 110,000 square foot, modern, production foundry managed on a 7-acre ...

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