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MC October 2012

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Editorial: Will Labor Shortages Hold Us Back? A.T. Spada

Grede’s Growth: Radford Plant Is Company’s Latest Acquisition, S. Gibbs
Grede expects to nearly double the workforce at the long-established Virginia ductile iron plant as part of its ongoing growth strategy.

Determining Your Binder Work Time, G. Sturtz and J. Szabo
A common nobake binder work time testing procedure may not be as accurate as you think.

Adapting to Inorganic Core Sand Binders, R. Wintgens
Converting to inorganic binders may require machining changes in metalcasting facilities.

Help Wanted: Recruiting & Retaining Qualified Workers, J. Knuerr
Metalcasters need to better sell themselves to their community to gain and keep good, skilled employees.

The Antimicrobial Metal, D. Kapel
Research presented at the 116th Metalcasting Congress assessed copper’s antimicrobial benefits.

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