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    10.19.17: AFS Publishes New Aluminum Casting Textbook

    The American Foundry Society (AFS) has announced that the third edition of “Aluminum Casting Technology” will be available for purchase in the fall of 2017.

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    09.01.17: AFS Issues Final Call for Papers for the 122nd Metalcasting Congress

    AFS has issued a final call for papers for the 122nd Metalcasting Congress to be held April 3-5, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. AFS is seeking papers covering all issues relating to metalcasting, diecasting and foundry management and operations, including unique in-plant procedures, new technologies, equipment, products and other innovations that have contributed to enhanced metalcasting productivity and quality.

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    10.17.17: AFS Supports EPA's Action to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

    On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to repeal the Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants. EPA presented the rule to the public as designed to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing utilities. AFS has argued that the rule would hurt U.S. metalcasters with dramatically increased energy costs.

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    08.24.17: Rep. Cheri Bustos Tours Galesburg Castings

    Bustos serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as the Agriculture Committee.

  • Industry News

    10.11.17: AB&I Foundry Honored

    AB&I Foundry is a U.S. manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings for storm and sanitary plumbing systems.

  • Industry News

    10.06.17: Alcast Purchases Fairfield Aluminum

    Alcast Company (Peoria, Illinois) announced the purchase of Fairfield Aluminum Castings Company in Fairfield, Iowa (FALCO) along with assuming the Clarence, Missouri, property.

  • Industry News

    09.25.17: GF Linamar Gets $300M Order

    The value of the contract amounts to a total of around $300 million over five years.

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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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  • 10/18/2017: Casting Buyer - Sulzer Pumps - Portland, OR

    Responsible for sourcing, negotiating and purchasing castings for pumps in a high mix, low volume, engineered to order business model.  Managing supplier relationships to ensure responsive support and performance for cost, schedule and quality of product. Communicating delays and issues in a concise ...

  • 10/17/2017: Foundry Engineer - Fort Worth Aluminum Foundry - TX

    Foundry EngineerFort Worth Aluminum FoundryAluminum sand foundry, nobake and green sand, seeking foundry engineer, Degreed FEF school preferred, not required,   Knowledge in gating design, ISO quality systems, foundry management, customer support.  Send resumes to ""

  • 10/12/2017: Foundry Pattern Maker - Riverside Brass - Canada

    Foundry Pattern Maker Riverside Brass & Aluminum FoundryRiverside Brass & Aluminum Foundry is currently seeking a Foundry Pattern Maker to join our team. Experience in wood working or cabinet making industry as well as in the foundry or steel industry would be considered an asset. Responsibilities ...

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

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Global Casting

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