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What Is AFS

The American Foundry Society (AFS) is a non-profit association serving members of the metalcasting industry both in the United States and abroad. Through various resources, AFS provides members with advocacy coordination and efforts in Washington, D.C., ongoing technical education through its Institute, as well as the transfer of innovative research and technology to the industry.

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AFS's Role in the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation

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AFS has significant roles in two major manufacturing initiatives announced in February 2014 by President Obama as part of his National Network for Manufacturing Innovation. The new programs are backed by more than $300 million of public and private funds and aim to propel American manufacturing forward. 


Simplifying and Improving a Complex Welded Assembly

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Monarch Industries, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, recently worked with its customer Morris Industries, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, to convert a family of six weldments into machined D65-45-12 ductile iron castings.