AFS presented Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Reps. Bob Gibbs (R-OH) and Bill Huizenga (R-MI) with the Metalcasting Industry Eagle Award during the industry’s Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.
Under a final rule published by the U.S. Department of Labor on May 23, the minimum salary threshold for employees to be considered overtime "exempt" under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will double beginning December 1, 2016.
Construction is expected to begin later this year, and production is expected to start in 2018. The facility will use high pressure vacuum diecasting to produce aluminum castings.
05.17.16: Brillion Awarded Contract from Detroit
Brillion has been awarded a long-term contract to supply the flywheel used with the Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission by the Detroit subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America.
05.16.16: Dalton Purchased By Speyside Equity
According to a news release, the sale was completed May 2, 2016. The Warsaw casting facility and a machining plant in Stryker, Ohio were included in the deal.
June 1 – 3, 2016 : Ductile lron Society Annual Meeting
June 7, 2016 : Copper 101 #32-16
This course provides participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of copper, alloying elements and their general applications, and considerations for working with copper
June 7 – 9, 2016 : SME the Big M
June 8 – 9, 2016 : Copper Metallurgy 201 #33-16
Knowledge of physical metallurgy of copper alloys is necessary for the foundry metallurgists to effectively operate. This knowledge includes melt treatment, effects of alloy additions on physical a
June 14 – 15, 2016 : Casting Defect Analysis #34-16
In order to determine the true root cause of a casting defect and select the proper corrective action, a systematic evaluation method must be applied. Implementing the wrong solution can cost the f
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