GK Foundry Safety

October 2016

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EDITORIAL: Looking Forward for Metalcasters,
D. Kurkul

Washington Alert: Industry Groups and States
File Suit Challenging New DOL Overtime Rule

Shakeout: Potential MLS Club Draws on Metalcasting Imagery

Soucy Invests in Metalcasting, S. Wetzel
A manufacturer of track systems, parts, accessories and other industrial components spent more than $30 million to build a new plant next to the casting facility it just purchased.

Predictive Maintenance Saves Money, A. Gambsky  
Routinely monitoring equipment using predictive technologies and data collecting can help better plan for equipment repairs and save money in downtime and replacement costs.

Building on Success, B. Sandalow
Companies that are expanding their facilities have faced numerous challenges and relied on experience to assure successful projects.

Continuous Improvements, Cost Savings at McConway & Torley, S. Komaragiri and O. Mangoyan
Substantial cost savings can be achieved by a proper work culture where all the departments work towards the common objective.

The Case for Steel Lost Foam Casting, M. DeBruin and S. Jordan
Although steel is not currently widely produced with lost foam casting, the method offers many potential benefits and recent work has shown its viability.