The Metalcasters Quarterly Outlook Survey tracks the North American foundry industry’s business outlook to provide valuable, forward-looking economic information to metalcasters. Organized by the American Foundry Society, the survey measures key metrics using anonymized data collected from validated metalcasters, including:
- Sales trends
- Sales projections
- Employment numbers
- Wage projections
- Capital investments
- Business concerns and priorities
Results from the Metalcasters Quarterly Outlook Survey are shared in AFS publications and used in the biannual AFS Metalcasting Forecast & Trends. To view past survey results, click below.