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  • March 2, 2017 : Green Sand Molding 101 #26-17

    This course is an introduction to the green sand molding process used within a metalcasting facility. Discussion will include terminology, types of sands used, the mold making process, using and ma

  • March 8 – 9, 2017 : Nobake Molding & Coremaking 201 #27-17

    This two-day course is the second course in the nobake series, providing participants with the next level of knowledge related to the nobake molding and coremaking processes used within a foundry

  • March 14, 2017 : Copper 101 #28-17

    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

  • March 15 – 16, 2017 : Copper Melting 201 #29-17

    This laboratory course held at University of Wisconsin - Platteville introduces the principles and best practices for copper melting and pouring for use in producing premium quality castings. This

  • March 22 – 24, 2017 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference

    Join the metalcasting industry in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee for the Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the AFS Tenneessee chapter.Reserve your room at the DreamMore Resort ea

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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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  • 02/16/2017: Pattern Shop Supervisor - Lodge Manufacturing - TN

    Position: Pattern Shop SupervisorGeneral Description of the Position:The Pattern Shop supervisor is responsible for leading and managing her/his department as wellas company projects to achieve departmental and company goals. To promote and build teamworkwhile creating a positive and safe work ...

  • 02/16/2017: Sales Account Manager - Adams Burke & Associates LLC - TX

    Progressive Steel Foundry is seeking a Sales Account Manager with a Casting Sales background. This position will be focused primarily on New Business Development along with handling a handful of existing accounts. Individual must be open to relocation and willing to travel extensively. Must possess ...

  • 02/16/2017: Maintenance Supervisor - MPG Casting Technologies - MI

    MPG Casting Technologies seeks a 2nd& 3rdshift Maintenance Supervisor for our Iron Mountain, Michigan facility.  Located in the heart of the ?outdoor lover?s paradise,? the Iron Mountain foundry is known industry wide for complex-cored gray iron castings.  If you desire to live in a small community ...

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