Metalcasters have four more weeks to enter in their operational cost data for 2013 to the Metalcaster Benchmarker to compare their plant info to other metalcasting facilities in North America.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing, “The Importance of MAP-21 Reauthorization: Perspectives from Owners, Operators, and Users of the System,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, regarding the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).
02.12.15: Esco to Close Foundry in Canada
Mining demand cited as cause for eliminating capacity.
The Ford F-150 includes ferrous castings from Grede Holdings LLC.
Canadian investment casting business Johnson Matthey Precision Castings was sold to Asahi Holdings Inc. of Japan.
March 4, 2015 : 4F Committee Meeting
March 4, 2015 : Webinar: Magnesium Melt Cleanliness
An introductory course covering the characteristics and properties of aluminum, alloying elements and their general applications and considerations for working with aluminum cast parts. This course also covers melting technology and foundry casting technology, and looks at the decision making process behind specific technologies used.
March 11 – 12, 2015 : Aluminum Melting 201 #21-15
This 2 day laboratory course, held at Virginia Tech’s VT Fire Lab, introduces the basic principles and practices of aluminum melting for use in castings. The course will examine furnace charging, furnace temperature and its effect on the melt, and examine in-furnace treatments to reduce impurities. Melt sampling, transfer and pouring methods and the corresponding equipment will be analyzed, with laboratory demonstration and practice of various techniques throughout the course.
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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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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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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.
A. Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. is a family owned and operated manufacturer with captive brass foundry operations in the United States and Canada. The Company produces water works valves and fittings, high-pressure gas valves, and residential and commercial water pumping systems. A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. ...
Permanent mold facility located in the South, seeks a foundry superintendent with five years supervisory/management experience in permanent mold foundry operations.Excellent salary and benefits along with relocation and a great work/home life balance.John WrightUnited Employment Group, Inc.Office: ...
02/26/2015: Sales Manager - Confidential - Racine, WI
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