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  • AFS News

    09.03.15: Reminder: Metalcasting Congress Paper Submission Deadline Is Sept. 15

    The American Foundry Society (AFS) is accepting papers for its 120th Metalcasting Congress to be held jointly with CastExpo’16, April 16-19, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minn.

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    09.02.15: LIFT Project to Focus on Vacuum-Aided Aluminum Diecasting

    Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), part of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, has announced a new project intended to advance technologies for diecasting and heat treating aluminum parts, primarily for aerospace, defense and automotive applications.

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    08.26.15: GE to Close Lufkin Foundry, Cut 262 Jobs

    General Electric Co. announced plans to close its Lufkin, Texas, metalcasting facility as the company addresses decreasing oil prices and declining demand for drilling and well equipment.

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    08.24.15: Audi Boosts Production of Aluminum Die Castings

    Audi has increased the production of lightweight aluminum die castings in Münchsmünster, Germany, for the automobile maker’s Q7 line of SUVs. More than 30,000 structural components have already been produced in 2015. Total volume should reach approximately 200,000 parts by the end of the year.

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