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  • October 25 – 27, 2016 : Foundry Process Improvement #12-17

    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

  • October 26, 2016 : Chemically Bonded Sand Testing #13-17

    This 1 day laboratory course, held at the campus of University of Northern Iowa This course provides detailed instruction on the need for and how to correctly perform widely used Chemically Bonded

  • October 27, 2016 : Green Sand Testing #14-17

    This course provides detailed instruction on the need for and how to correctly perform widely used green sand tests, including proper sand sampling methods, from the AFS Mold & Core Test Handbo

  • November 1, 2016 : Pizza Parties, Drug Testing and Injury Data: OSHA's New Injury & Illness Rule

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illness data earlier this year. The rule requires most metalcasters to electr

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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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  • 10/04/2016: Foundry Engineer - A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. - Dubuque, IA

    A. Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. is a major manufacturer of water works valves and fittings, high-pressure gas valves, and residential and commercial water pumping systems.  The company is privately owned and has a history of quality products since its? founding in 1856.   A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. is looking ...

  • 09/30/2016: Industrial Service Technician - Fox Valley Metrology - Oshkosh, WI

    Fox Valley Metrology is the leader in full service calibration. We provide calibration support of precision measurement and test equipment to a diverse manufacturing base including, but not limited to, industrial foundries, defense, aerospace, medical, semiconductor and Fortune 500 manufacturing ...

  • 09/27/2016: 1 Melt Supervisor and Superintendent - US Foundry & Mfg Corp - Miami, FL

    US Foundry and Mfg. Corp. a grey Iron Foundry (Cupola) in South Florida is looking for leadership in the Melt department. We have a great team with many years of experience collectively, but lack the leadership skills to ensure efficiency and continuous improvement. Looking for qualified candidates ...

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