The deadline for Metalcasting Congress early registration is Feb. 1. Don't miss out on a discounted price for next April’s event at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas!
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, a Republican representing Illinois' 6th Congressional District and a leader in passing the recent tax reform bill in the House of Representatives, visited American Foundry Society (AFS) headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, on Jan. 16.
Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been signed by President Trump, what do you need to know right now? Find out with an AFS Members Only Webinar.
On Dec. 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected industry challenges to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 2016 rule which significantly lowers the permissible exposure limit for workplace crystalline silica in the foundry, brick, glass, maritime, and construction industries.
Seven Waupaca employees recently earned associate’s degrees from FVTC’s Quality Engineering Technology program. They studied for almost three years before earning their degrees.
01.15.18: BOCAR building plant in Alabama
The $115 million project is expected to begin in spring 2018 and be completed by 2020.
The company, which was named Modern Casting magazine’s Metalcaster of the Year in 2017, has renovated and dedicated approximately 5,000 sq. ft of its original pattern shop (first constructed in 1945) to house the new equipment.
February 6 – 9, 2018 : 2018 AFS Labor Relations and Human Resources Conference
February 6 – 7, 2018 : Introduction to Metalcasting
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
February 20 – 21, 2018 : Gating & Riser Design 201
This course is a continuation of Gating & Riser Design 101 with an emphasis on application of sands, chill, sleeves, and other thermal control properties, fluid flow principles and filtration,
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
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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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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 ...
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 ...
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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Oversee the AFS Technical Services Department and direct its activities to ensure that they are aligned with the goals of the AFS strategic plan. Administer the AFS research portfolio of internally and externally funded projects, managing the technology...Learn More
The American Foundry Society (AFS) seeks an individual for the position of Project Manager to manage the Institute’s classroom and e-learning course development activities and provide insight into future course development plans…Learn More
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The Technical Directors helps to position AFS as an indispensable technical resource to the metalcasting industry; provides administrative and technical assistance to the Technical Council committees to assist them in achieving the…Learn More
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