January 2016

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Editorial: Giving the Gift of a Casting, A.T. Spada

Washington Alert: Congress Approves Infrastructure Package

Novel Solutions: Arguments for Free Enterprise

Fan-tastic Castings: Putting a Spin on Supply Chain Management, S. Wetzel
Commercial fan manufacturer Big Ass Fans is handling its rapid growth through open relationships with its suppliers.

2016 Forecast: Small Gains in Short Term, MC Staff Report
Following an overall down year for casting shipments in 2015, moderate gains are expected through 2018.

The U.S. Portrait by the Numbers, MC Staff Report
Modern Casting breaks down the U.S. metalcasting industry by material, process, coremaking and value-added capabilities.

ERP Enters the Cleaning Room, D. Wile
One steel casting job shop has expanded its ERP system to the cleaning room in an effort to increase traceability and improve on-time delivery.

Creating a Thermal Property Database for Investment Casting Shells, M. Xu, S. Lekakh, V.L. Richards
A recent study developed a set of thermal properties for investment casting shells to aid in simulation modeling of solidification and shrinkage prediction.

Robotic Additive Manufacturing Viridis 3D
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