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    04.15.15: AFS Launches Private Professional Network for Members

    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.

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    04.15.15: Metalcaster Testifies Before Small Business Committee on Regulatory Relief

    Leader of ferrous and nonferrous casting company speaks up on impact of regulations.

  • Industry News

    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.

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    04.06.15: Clinkenbeard Named Quality Plant of the Year by Quality Magazine

    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.

  • Industry News

    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.

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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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    2015 AFS Metalcasting Forecast & Trends

    Member Price: $525.00     Non-member Price: $700.00

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    AFS Industry Job Descriptions

    Member Price: $749.00     Non-member Price: $999.00

    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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    Principles of Metal Casting 3rd Edition

    Member Price: $80.00     Non-member Price: $100.00

    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.

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  • 04/17/2015: Metalcasting Sales/ Technical Service Specialist - Minerals Technologies Inc - GA

    LOCATION:Home office based in Atlanta or Southeast U.S.COMPANY/POSITION SUMMARY/ RESPONSIBILITIES: New York-based Minerals Technologies Inc (MTI) (www.mineralstech.com) is a global resource- and technology-based growth company that develops, produces and markets a broad range of specialty mineral, ...

  • 04/16/2015: Operations Director - Weil-McLain - Michigan City, IN

    Weil-McLain is a leading North American designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings since 1881. Weil-McLain has manufacturing facilities in Michigan City, Indiana and Eden, North Carolina, along with regional sales offices ...

  • 04/13/2015: Application Support Engineer - MAGMA Foundry Technologies Inc - IL

    MAGMA Foundry Technologies Inc.A global leader in the metalcasting industry for over 25 years, we continue to provide technical business solutions through our proprietary casting process simulation software, MAGMASOFT®.  We focus on building trusting relationships with our customers that instill ...

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Modern Casting

Modern Casting

Up to date technology, business practices, and news in the metalcasting industry

MetalCasting Design and Purchasing

MetalCasting Design & Purchasing

For metalcasting buyers and design engineers

International Journal of Metalcasting

International Journal of Metalcasting

Dedicated to leading the transfer of research and technology

Global Casting

Global Casting

Providing a global perspective on metalcasting, including news, features, and technology from all regions of the world