In The News

  • Second-generation Caldwell foundry finds niche with chrome farm tools

    R & H Machine is an exhibitor at the "Made Here" event on Oct. 16. As part of Manufacturing Month, R & H will host tours of its foundry and facility. The American Foundry Society, an Illinois organization dedicated to promoting foundries across the U.S., is encouraging foundries to open their doors for tours. 

  • 2nd Carl Loper Cast Iron Symposium will gather industry and academic professionals to share latest advances on foundry technologies

    Taking advantage of the 10th anniversary of the 1st Carl Loper Symposium, held in Madison (Wisconsin, USA), a 2nd edition of this outstanding technical event will be held, this time in Europe. Organized by the IK4-AZTERLAN Metallurgy Research Centre (Spain), the American Foundry Society (USA), the World Foundry Organization and the Tabira Foundry Institute (Spain), the 2nd Carl Loper Symposium will take place in Bilbao, Spain, on September 30th and October 1st. 

  • Manufacturing Day and Foundry Open House Events at ME Elecmetal on October 5, 2019

    Manufacturing Day is co-produced by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Manufacturing Institute (MI), the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and guest producer Industrial Strength Marketing (ISM). The American Foundry Society (AFS) supports Manufacturing Day activities for metalcasters.
     

  • Mid-Michigan Children's Museum Touch-a-Truck promises truckload of fun

    This event also features... Foundry-in-a-Box presentations from the American Foundry Society Saginaw Valley Chapter; giveaways; gifts; and more.

  • 'A great day in Decatur': Mueller to build new foundry on North Jasper Street

    “There are approximately 1,900 foundries in the United States, pouring a variety of molten metals. The largest foundries are often among the major employers in their community, providing excellent jobs and producing large numbers of castings,” said Doug Kurkul, CEO of the American Foundry Society.

  • Emerson Recognized by American Foundry Society

    Emerson has been recognized with the 2019 Plant Engineering Award by the American Foundry Society for its commitment to continuous improvement at its South Milwaukee Foundry. 

  • Award for innovative, money-saving way to manufacture Fermilab accelerator component

    The manufacturing of a component of a particle accelerator at the Department of Energy’s Fermilab has been recognized for excellence in casting design.

    The American Foundry Society and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine named the prototype part one of its 2019 Casting of the Year winners in the category Achievement by a Small Foundry.

  • Student night provides insight into careers

    Through the West Michigan Chapter of the American Foundry Society’s student night, students, parents and educators can tour local pattern shops, casting facilities, and Muskegon Community College’s downtown campus. 

  • Sand Testing Equipments Market Overview, Dynamics, Supply & Demand, Analysis & Forecast by 2028

    Some of the matured players in sand testing equipments market are Versatile Equipments Pvt. Ltd., KELSONS, Associated Scientific and Engineering Works, China Liming Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co. LTD., American Foundry Society, ZENIHT, LXY, CB Machinery, Supertech Scientific and Metallurgical Services, BENET, and Intermodal Services Co. W.L.L.

  • Patrick McCrevan to speak at the 2019 Metalcasting Supply Chain Summit

    B&L Information Systems, global leader in ERP software for metalcasters, is proud to announce that Patrick McCrevan, B&L Account Executive, will be giving a presentation during the American Foundry Society’s annual Metalcasting Supply Chain Summit for casting designers and casting buyers.