IJMC Grows in Influence, Posts Impact Factor Gains

The International Journal of Metalcasting, the American Foundry Society’s technical and research journal, is more influential than ever, according to a widely used measure of academic journals.

IJMC’s impact factor, an index that reflects the number of times a journal is cited by…

AFS issues call for papers and presentations for 124th Metalcasting Congress

The American Foundry Society is issuing a call for papers and presentations for the 124th Metalcasting Congress, April 21-23, 2020, Cleveland, Ohio.

TECHNICAL TRACK

AFS is seeking technical papers and presentations covering all issues related to metalcasting, diecasting and…

AFS Comments on OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck Regulations

As part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s process to determine whether to initiate rulemaking to revise its powered industrial trucks standards for general, maritime, and construction industries, the American Foundry Society submitted comments. OSHA’s current regulations are…

Photos: Metalcasters, suppliers deliver message to 100 Congressional offices in Washington at AFS Fly-In

AFS metalcasters and suppliers took part in the 2019 AFS Government Affairs Fly-In June 11-12 in Washington, D.C., the industry’s premier legislative event dedicated to educating policymakers and speaking with one voice. As well as showcasing the industry as one of America’s most vital economic…

Foundry Video Central: Cost-efficient, high-profile messaging for your foundry!

Has your foundry produced a promotional video that you’d like more casting buyers and designers to see? Foundry Video Central is a new web platform on which you can share your company’s capabilities and expertise. You can post your company video online and gain an important additional way for…

AFS announces 4 advocacy priorities for June 11-12 Fly-In

The American Foundry Society today announced that the four top priorities for the June 11-12 Government Affairs Fly-In in Washington, D.C., are as follows:

Invest in water infrastructure Strengthen “Buy American” provisions when taxpayer funds are used Pass the Transit Infrastructure…

Metalcasters: Send your customers MCDP at no cost

AFS is reminding metalcasters they should be giving their customers a gift. It’s one of the best tools for informing their casting buyers about metalcasting products. It’s Metal Casting Design & Purchasing (MCDP) magazine.

MCDP is for anyone who buys metal castings. Buyers can have…

Peter Zeihan to keynote Foundry Leadership Summit

Peter Zeihan, a noted geopolitical strategist who receives rave reviews, will be the keynote speaker at the American Foundry Society’s 2019 Foundry Leadership Summit, Sept. 22-24 in Traverse City, Michigan.

Zeihan is a global energy, demographic, and security expert. His 2014 book, “The…

AFS research seeks to improve the lost foam casting process

Continuing AFS-sponsored research seeks to harness the power of 3D printing to expand the marketability and viability of the lost foam casting process.

Lost foam tooling is, in general, prohibitively expensive with long lead times associated with the complexity of tool designs.…

Metalcasting experts can add value to your event

Experts from every corner of the metalcasting industry are ready to add value to your meeting, conference, or educational event. They’re members of the American Foundry Society Speakers Bureau, the industry’s go-to source for authorities on everything from metals and metallurgy to health and…