Registration now open for CastExpo 2019 in Atlanta

The metalcasting industry comes together every three years at CastExpo, the largest metalcasting trade show and congress in North America, to meet new customers, to network with all the contacts they haven’t seen in three years, to see the best in new foundry equipment, and to discover new…

Midterm election statement from AFS CEO Doug Kurkul

“The American Foundry Society and its thousands of members congratulate the newly elected and re-elected public officials.

"We look forward to working with policymakers to advance a pro-manufacturing agenda that encourages capital investment, infrastructure investment, a strong defense…

2019 Foundry Leadership Conference to be held Sept. 22-24 in Michigan

The Foundry Leadership Conference is coming to Michigan next year.

Hosted annually by the American Foundry Society, this popular event for industry executives and other leaders will be Sept. 22-24, 2019, at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Traverse City, Michigan.

The Foundry…

How will the midterms affect metalcasting? Find out with this Nov. 8 webinar

The 2018 midterm elections are less than two weeks away, with much speculation and uncertainty as to how these elections may shape Congress. The decisions made in Washington influence your company’s bottom line. So how will the 2018 midterms affect U.S. metalcasters? AFS will host a discussion…

Book and course latest achievements for Schorn

About 15 years ago, Ted Schorn wasn’t able to easily find materials about visual inspection. His company, Enkei America, produces aluminum wheels for the automotive industry, and it was important for them to use inspection to find defects recognizable by a trained employee.

Schorn will teach…

Future Leaders in Metalcasting holds its biggest meeting in years

Fifty professionals and students from across the U.S. and Mexico attended the annual FLM Meeting this week in Mankato, Minnesota, hosted by Dotson Iron Castings, Oct. 15-17. It was the largest gathering of Future Leaders of Metalcasting in the past several years.

Margaret Graziano leads an…

AFS committee hosts first-ever Advanced Cupola Concepts Seminar

In an exciting development for AFS, the AFS Cupola Committee held its first ever Advanced Cupola Concepts Seminar Oct. 10 at McWane Ductile Foundry in Coshocton, Ohio. 

A team of cupola experts led the Advanced Cupola Concepts Seminar.

Cupola operators from around the country gave high…

Innovation expert and keynote speaker to show CastExpo attendees how to out think the competition

Kaihan Krippendorff will serve as the opening keynote speaker at CastExpo 2019, April 27-30, in Atlanta. Krippendorff is the founder of the Outthinker Roundtables with a reputation as a thought-leader and battle-tested consultant. He is a sought-after keynote speaker on the topics of business…

AFS Corporate Members recognized for safety achievements

The EHS Division of the American Foundry Society honored 23 metalcasting plants for achievements in safety.

The plants received the 2017 Safe Year Award, which recognizes AFS Corporate Members for stellar safety records. To qualify for a Safe Year Award, winners must achieve one year…

AFS presents first-ever Green Foundry Case Study Awards

The American Foundry Society’s EHS Division presented its inaugural Green Foundry Case Study Awards on Oct. 10.

The Green Foundry Case Study Awards recognize AFS Corporate Members for achievements in sustainable industry, innovation and environmental engagement. The winners are: