In its 10 years as O’Fallon Casting, the investment caster’s annual sales have grown from $10 million to $25 million.
Mr. Prucha Goes to Washington
President Obama hosted a group of manufacturing representatives at the White House, yesterday, including the American Foundry Society’s Tom Prucha, vice president of technical services.
Enter the 2014 Metalcaster of the Year competition by March 31.
03.04.14: EPA Sets Cleaner Fuel and Car Standards
These standards are a component of the administration’s national program for clean cars and trucks, which also includes fuel efficiency standards resulting in lightweighting innovation among metalcasters.
The No. 862 from Grieve, Round Lake, Ill., is a gas-heated, 2,000F (1,093C) furnace currently used for preheating molds. Four modulating natural gas burners with a floor-mounted combustion air blower are capable of 750,000 BTU/hr. Workspace dimensions are 36 x 48 x 36 in.