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Registration Opens for Metalcasting Congress

February 6, 2017

Registration is open for the American Foundry Society’s (AFS) 121st Metalcasting Congress held April 25-27 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.

The Metalcasting Congress is the largest annual North American industry show, where authors and presenters reveal the latest developments in casting industry research and production case studies. The show also features an exhibit floor with booths from suppliers to the industry and a special section called Cast In North America. Geared to casting designers and buyers, Cast in North America features North American casting suppliers who are on hand to share their casting capabilities.

Early Registration Fees

Exhibits: $75
Education & Exhibits: $525

Exhibits: $150
Education & Exhibits: $675

Exhibits: $50
Education & Exhibits: $425

Registration is open to AFS members and non-members.
Full Pricing information is available here.

Early registration prices end February 28.

This year’s Congress features Keynote Speaker Harry Moser. Moser is the founder of the Reshoring Initiative, established to bring back manufacturing jobs from overseas. He participated actively in President Obama’s Jan. 11, 2012, Insourcing Forum at the White House, won The Economist debate on outsourcing and offshoring, and received the Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Industry Advocacy Award in 2014. He has experience in manufacturing and metalcasting.

Other features of Metalcasting Congress include practical workshops, awards banquets and luncheons, the AFS Hub, the Hoyt Memorial Lecture and the AFS President’s session. Those interested can visit for more information or to register.

To register, attendees must log in using an existing or new AFS account. Once logged in, the online registration page contains a brief questionnaire which guides attendees through the registration process and to the correct registration level.  

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, 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 $30.3 billion metalcasting industry for the ultimate benefit of its customers and society.