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Frank Headington is AFS staff interim technical director

November 13, 2017

Industry veteran Frank Headington joined AFS as interim technical director on Oct. 3, bringing high-level expertise and knowledge to the endeavor. He is the staff liaison to the following divisions:

  • Cast Iron Division
  • Melting Methods Division
  • Engineering Division
  • Steel Division

Headington has been with Neenah Foundry, Neenah, Wisconsin, since 1989 and served in several capacities, including corporate vice president for technology.

Headington has a Master of Science degree in industrial management from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in ceramics engineering from the University of Illinois – Champagne-Urbana.

Respected for his expertise in metalcasting, Headington was the 2016 recipient of the AFS Peter L. Simpson Gold Medal. He has served AFS in many capacities over the years, and we appreciate his willingness to serve AFS in yet another role.