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  • 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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  • 05/26/2016: Foundry Operations Manager - Manchester Metals - North Manchester, IN

    Summary:    Responsible for all Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Shipping operations as well as Manufacturing support functions:  Engineering, Planning and Maintenance.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Plan, organize and direct the manufacturing and maintenance operations which ensure the most ...

  • 05/26/2016: Maintenance Manager - Manchester Metals - North Manchester, IN

    The Maintenance Manager is a highly visible position in a gray and ductile foundry that is responsible for the day to day operations over all shifts.  This position within the company is a hands on manager responsible of delegating and overseeing the management of all capital projects, preventative ...

  • 05/25/2016: Design Engineer - Steeltech Ltd - Grand Rapids, MI

    Steeltech Ltd. is a family owned and operated progressive foundry located in Grand Rapids, MI We are seeking a Design Engineer to join our Engineering Team. Our foundry maintains a customer base numbered in the thousands. Our corporate strategy is to capitalize on superior customer satisfaction ...

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