Metalcasters Quarterly Outlook Survey

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.


Survey Results

2021 | Quarter 4

2021 | Quarter 3

2021 | Quarter 2

2021 | Quarter 1

2020 | Quarter 4