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AFS News for 2016

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May 2016

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April 2016

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    04.28.16: Meridian Lightweight Technologies, Fiat Win Casting of the Year

    Meridian Lightweight Technologies and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have won the AFS/Metal Casting Design & Purchasing Casting of the Year award for their liftgate closure inner casting for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica.

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    04.22.16: Metalcasting Industry Gathers for CastExpo’16

    AFS hosted CastExpo’16 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, April 16-19. The four-day event featured more than 460 exhibitors on the show floor, keynote speeches, technical presentations and AFS institute courses.

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    04.13.16: AFS Launching eLearning & Library Subscription Program

    AFS and its Institute are introducing a new training and knowledge program that gives businesses full control over their education through a new subscription-based online learning system as well as unlimited access to the world’s largest metalcasting library.

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    04.11.16: Headington, Trinowski to Receive Gold Medals at CastExpo’16

    The annual AFS award winners have been announced by the AFS Board of Directors for presentation at CastExpo’16 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 16-19.

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    04.04.16: AFS Asks Circuit Court to Review Ill-Advised OSHA Silica Rule

    On April 4, 2016, the American Foundry Society (AFS) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit Court to review the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new respirable crystalline silica rule.

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    04.01.16: Grede to Be Honored at CastExpo for 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

    AFS Corporate Member Grede, an MPG Inc. company, has been recognized with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Energy Management Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognizes world class corporate energy management programs.

March 2016

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February 2016

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    02.29.16: AFS Hosts Metalcasting Supply Chain, Supplier Summits

    On February 15-17, AFS hosted the annual Metalcasting Supply Chain and Metalcasting Supplier Summits in Chicago, Ill.

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    02.28.16: AFS Metal Casting Photo Contest Deadline Extended to March 15

    AFS is excited to announce its annual online metal casting photo contest deadline has been extended to March 15! All you have to do is send AFS your best photo of a metal casting (outside of a metalcasting operation) and you are automatically entered.

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    02.17.16: AFS Staff Share Metalcasting With Fifth and Sixth Graders

    Staff from the American Foundry Society took Foundry in a Box on the road to James B. Conant High School, Schaumburg, Illinois, on Feb. 7 to share the metalcasting industry with fifth and sixth grade girls as part of the District 211 Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) Conference.

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    02.14.16: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Highlights AFS Wisconsin Regional

    The AFS Wisconsin Regional, held Feb. 10-12 and presented by the Wisconsin, Stateline and Northeastern Wisconsin AFS chapters, gathered metalcasters and the casting supply chain in the region together to meet with exhibitors and hear discussions on relevant topics to the industry.

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    02.11.16: AFS Withdraws From Copper Alloy Research Project

    The American Foundry Society has officially withdrawn from the Advisory Committee of a copper alloy research project due to concerns over the reliability of the research.

January 2016

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    01.28.16: AFS Finalizes CEO Transition Plan

    The American Foundry Society (AFS) is pleased to announce it has hired Doug Kurkul to be its new CEO effective May 1, following a period of transition with current CEO Jerry Call.

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    01.26.16: Deadline Extended to Feb. 17 for Annual Casting Competition

    AFS and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine are seeking entries to the 2016 Casting Competition.

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    01.15.16: Submissions Due for AFS 2015 Safety Awards

    Submissions for the AFS 2015 Safety Awards (2015 AFS Millionaires Safety Award & 2015 AFS Metalcasting Safe Year Award) are due Friday, January 22, 2016.

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    01.13.16: Registration Opens for CastExpo’16 and Metalcasting Congress

    CastExpo’16 online registration is now open for exhibitors and attendees. CastExpo’16, to be held April 16-19 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will be the largest metalcasting industry event of 2016, offering attendees access to the whole metalcasting supply chain: suppliers, metalcasters and casting buyers.

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