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Deadline Extended to Feb. 17 for Annual Casting Competition

January 26, 2016

AFS and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine are seeking entries to the 2016 Casting Competition. The competition is your chance to show the engineering and purchasing community what a metal casting can accomplish.

This year’s Casting of the Year will receive a free year’s license of Magmasoft simulation software, and Best in Class winners will receive 6-month licenses. Winners will be showcased at Cast in North America at CastExpo16. All entries will appear in Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine’s “Castings in Action” or “Casting Innovations” departments.

Participation is open to all North American metalcasters and designers/users of metal castings. Previous entries may be resubmitted. Castings are sought in all metals, casting processes, end-use applications and sizes/weights.

Independent judges will evaluate each entry on:

  • Benefits delivered to the casting customer.
  • The use of the casting process’s unique capabilities.
  • Contribution to growth and expansion of the casting market.

Deadline is Feb. 17, 2016. The competition is free for AFS Corporate Member companies. For more information and to get an entry form, click here.

For non-Corporate Member firms, a $75 fee is required, per entry. Submit your entry to or Casting Competition, 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173.