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Digital Dashboards at Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe

Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe developed a customized real-time data tracking system that provides useful production charts to aid in better decision-making.

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Metalcaster’s Fourth Generation Brings Fresh Ideas

In May 2012, Megan Kirsh joined the family business, an iron job shop in Beaver Dam, Wis, making her the fourth generation to punch the clock at Kirsh Foundry Inc. since it was opened by her great grandfather in 1937. To the outsider, joining the ...
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    12.22.14: Report Shows Offshoring Uptick

    The change in ratio between U.S. manufacturing imports and gross output is expected to show a year-over-year decline, lower by 20 basis points from 2013, as offshoring to foreign manufacturing markets outpaces reshoring.

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    12.16.14: Navistar to Close Indianapolis Foundry

    Navistar International said it plans to close its foundry operations in Indianapolis in summer 2015.

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    12.14.14: Ring Grips to Maximize Jaw Life

    The jaw forming ring from Dillion Jaws & Chucks, Dayton, Ohio, provides a uniform grip on the workpiece to maximize jaw life for cutting and forming operations.

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