Government and Regulatory

Federal Agencies & North American Associations

Where the concentration of metalcasting facilities is a formidable part of the regional manufacturing base, groups have been created to address industry concerns on current and potential legislation, as well as various business regulations, through lobbying and other advocate efforts.  Typically they are the regional voice of the industry in the political arena, many times, working with local AFS Chapters. These groups include:

 U.S. Associations: 

Other North American Associations: