Modern Casting Wins Magazine Awards

Modern Casting staff earned two writing awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) at the Upper Midwest Region awards banquet in Chicago on April 19. Called the AZBEES, the awards recognize excellence in journalistic reporting for business-to-business and trade…

AFS announces new chief technical services officer

Following a nationwide search, the American Foundry Society is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Robison to chief technical services officer.

Steve Robison

Robison’s distinguished career includes 13 years in foundry management and production roles, and eight years in foundry…

New AFS Website Provides Enhanced Online Experience

The American Foundry Society has launched a new website that serves the needs and advances the interests of the modern metalcasting industry. In aligning with the association’s strategic direction, the new afsinc.org now has a greater focus on several key elements: much-improved navigation for…

Cleveland to host 2020 Metalcasting Trade Show & Conference

The American Foundry Society has announced the 124th Metalcasting Congress will be held April 21-23, 2020, at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio. The last time Cleveland hosted the show was in 1974. Columbus was the last Ohio city to host the event, in 2012.
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Women in Metalcasting Presents Inaugural Award at Metalcasting Congress

A new honor from Women in Metalcasting recognizes outstanding contributions to the group’s mission.

The inaugural Women in Metalcasting Award for Excellence was presented April 4 at the 2018 Metalcasting Congress in Fort Worth, Texas, to American Foundry Society President Jean Bye. Bye,…

Winners of AFS/FEF Student Technology Contest Announced at Metalcasting Congress

Two students shared first prize in the 2018 AFS/FEF Student Technology Contest at the 122nd Metalcasting Congress in Fort Worth, Texas, April 4.

Trevor Constance from Missouri University of Science & Technology and David Sánchez from Instituto Tecnológico de Saltillo were…

AFS Presents Industry Awards at Congress

The American Foundry Society recognized leaders and luminaries in the field of metalcasting during the 122nd Metalcasting Congress, April 3-5 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The AFS Board of Awards presented the metalcasting industry’s top honor, the Gold Medal Awards, to John R. Keough, P.E., and…

Stephen Moore tells the Metalcasting Congress audience he’s ‘bullish’ on U.S. economy

Stephen Moore, a senior Trump campaign adviser and one of the architects of the tax cut bill in late 2017, provided metalcasters with an optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy at the 122nd Metalcasting Congress in Fort Worth, Texas. The PowerPoint to his presentation is here.

"I think…

Click here to view Keynote presentations from the 122nd Metalcasting Congress

Hoyt Memorial Lecture
Changing Perceptions: The Need for an "Unbalanced Force"
Dan Oman

Thursday Keynote Speaker
Economic and Political Update 
Stephen Moore

Jean Bye becomes president of American Foundry Society, first woman to hold the office

Jean Bye became the first woman to serve as president of the American Foundry Society April 5 at the 122nd Metalcasting Congress in Fort Worth, Texas.

AFS President Jean Bye delivers a keynote address at the 122nd Metalcasting Congress.

Bye is president and CEO of Dotson Iron Castings in…