This week, AFS launched its new private social network, CastingConnection, to provide a venue for all AFS individual members and specific membership groups to drive collaboration, ignite conversations and create an invaluable knowledge base that is accessible anytime, anywhere.
Leader of ferrous and nonferrous casting company speaks up on impact of regulations.
04.08.15: Eck Industries Inc. Names New CEO
The board of directors of Eck Industries Inc., Manitowoc, Wis., has announced Ben Grigg as the company’s executive vice president and CEO, effective March 2.
Clinkenbeard, Rockford, Ill., was recently selected “Quality Plant of the Year” by Quality Magazine, an annual award that recognizes reduced scrap, rework, warranty, and manufacturing costs; improved productivity or cycle time; increased capacity; and/or improved adherence to quality standards.
04.01.15: Grede to Invest in Heat Treatment
Grede, Louisville, Ky., plans to invest more than $20 million and hire more than 35 new employees over the next three years at its Biscoe, N.C., facility to support its commercial vehicle business.
April 20, 2015 : AFS Additive Manufacturing Workshop! “Printing Your Future in 3D”
Plan to arrive the day before the Metalcasting Congress to attend a free workshop on additive manufacturing.
April 21 – 23, 2015 : 119th Metalcasting Congress
The annual Metalcasting Congress features the latest advancements in metalcasting technology and services across the supply chain. The 119th Metalcasting Congress will be held in Columbus, Ohio, April 21 - 23, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
April 21, 2015 : Division 3 Committee Meeting
April 22, 2015 : 5D Committee Meeting
April 22, 2015 : 8C/8D Committee Meeting
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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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