Events and News

Future Leaders of Metalcasting Meeting Held in Cedar Falls, Iowa

October 21, 2014

On Oct. 14 & 15 at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), the Future Leaders of Metalcasting gathered for their annual fall meeting. This meeting featured a presentation on Additive Manufacturing by Jerry Thiel, UNI, and a roundtable discussion on North American metalcaster profitability strategies led by Christof Heisser of Magma Foundry Technologies.

The program also included a tour of the John Deere Waterloo Foundry, a roundtable discussion on North American metalcasting survival strategies, a tour of the University of Northern Iowa Metalcasting Center, and a foundry in a box demonstration at Waterloo’s East High School.

If you are interested in being involved with the Future Leaders of Metalcasting, email Al Spada, AFS Director of Marketing, Communications & PR, for more information.

AFS is a not-for-profit technical and management society that has existed since 1896 to provide and promote knowledge and services that strengthen the metalcasting industry for the ultimate benefit of its customers and society.