In The News

  • Martinez Wins First Prize in National Foundry Research Competition

    For the second year in a row, a UWM engineering undergraduate earned first prize at a national competition showcasing original metalcasting research. Carol Martinez, a senior in materials science & engineering, took the top prize at the International Journal of Metal-Casting’s Foundry Education Foundation Student Research Competition.

  • Support Grows for Cassidy’s CRA to Overturn Biden Rule Threatening 27 Million Independent Contractors

    Today, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, announced 78 organizations have written in support of his Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to overturn President Biden’s worker classification rule that threatens the gig economy and jeopardizes the ability of 27 million Americans to work as independent contractors.

  • UWM Foundry Lab Members Stand Out at AFS conference

    Congratulations to doctoral student

  • Trine Student Wins Metalcasting Scholarship

    Dakota Carter, a sophomore from Fort Wayne, majoring in mechanical engineering at Trine University, recently won the Sinto-AFS Future Leadership of Metalcasting Scholarship.

  • MSOE’s Grohmann Museum: Industry and Art Merge in First-of-its-Kind Exhibition

    Opening Friday, January 16, “Patterns of Meaning: The Art of Industry by Cory Bonnet” features salvaged pieces that are monuments to industry created from glass, ceramics and other materials. These massive objects honor the innovators and workers that built our modern world.   

  • Trine Labs featured in national foundry video

    "Spotlight on the Modern Metalcasting Industry" features footage from Trine University's metalcasting and foundry labs, located in the university's Bock center for innovation.

  • Liberty Bell replica moved to Penn State Behrend’s AMIC building

    In 1996, to mark the 100th anniversary of the American Foundry Society, the West Philadelphia Bronze Company cast a 2,097-pound replica of the bell. The replica — which is not cracked — now hangs in the lobby of the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Center at Penn State Behrend.

  • 131 manufacturing organizations ask the Biden White House to stop an unprecedented regulatory 'onslaught'

    One hundred and thirty-one manufacturing organizations penned a letter to the White House pleading with President Biden's administration to curb the overwhelming amount of federal regulations costing manufacturing companies thousands at levels unseen from any prior administrations.

  • Mercury Marine recognized by American Foundry Society

    Mercury Marine has been recognized by the American Foundry Society (AFS) with the 2023 Plant Engineering Award for its implementation of Industry 4.0 data collection technologies and data analytics at its aluminum castings facility at the company’s world headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

  • Metalcasting Congress Returns to Cleveland After Almost 50 Years

    Metalcasting Congress returns to Cleveland, Ohio for the first time in nearly half of a century.