Human Resource Tools

As a part of its Corporate Member benefits, AFS offers a wide range of human resources products and services to help metalcasting facilities manage their operations. These products and services include:

Endorsed Insurance and Risk Management
A comprehensive program covering such areas property and casualty, workers' compensation, directors and officers liability (D & O), safety and risk control, and claims management. The program is offered through our partner, Cottingham & Butler.

AFS Talent Development Division
Industry experts on the AFS Talent Development Committee and the Talent Development Team provide AFS corporate members guidance on industry-related Human Resources topics.

Metalcasting Job Board
Employers can browse our resume database or post a job on our industry job board. AFS members receive priority listings and discounts.

AFS-Fisher Phillips Employment Law Update
AFS and the law firm of Fisher Phillips have teamed up to create the “Employment Law Update.” This report covers topics such as safety regulations, labor laws, record keeping requirements, pending employment legislation, and more.


AFS Survey of Wages and Economic Benefits―includes the current wages and benefits for 121 metalcasting facilities covering 15,237 employees in the U.S., and 4 metalcasting facilities with 262 employees in Canada. The data is organized by foundry size, union status, and type of metal poured. Critical information for metalcasters negotiating union contracts.

Industry Job Descriptions―this publication contains more than 300 metalcasting-specific sample job descriptions. A must have for all metalcasting personnel departments.

For additional information, contact
Cathy Potts, AFS Senior Director of Human Resources, at 847-803-2905 or
Ben Yates, AFS Vice President of Business Development, at 800-537-4237 x205 or