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The Artist Is the Engineer
When discussing the sales dollars or tonnage of castings generated by the metalcasting industry, the focus is on engine cylinder blocks, valve bodies, compressor housings and thousands of other mass-produced engineered components that are the life...
08.26.15: GE to Close Lufkin Foundry, Cut 262 Jobs
General Electric Co. announced plans to close its Lufkin, Texas, metalcasting facility as the company addresses decreasing oil prices and declining demand for drilling and well equipment.
Allcast LLC, Allenton, Wis., has announced plans for a $14-million investment to its diecasting facility that may produce as many as 88 jobs.
Kamtek will invest $80 million in the new, 148,00-square-foot aluminum casting facility and another $450 million to expand its existing operation in Birmingham’s Valley East Industrial Park.