Metalcasting Congress 2023 Registration Opens

Professionals from every corner of the metalcasting marketplace will network, do business, and share knowledge at Metalcasting Congress 2023, coming to Cleveland’s Huntington Convention Center on April 25-27, 2023.

Registration is underway for this major…

AFS Issues Call for Presentations for Additive Manufacturing Conference

The American Foundry Society is seeking presentations for the 2023 AFS Additive Manufacturing Conference, Nov. 7-8, 2023, in Dearborn, Michigan.

This conference will cover all areas of additive manufacturing/3D printing for metalcasting applications.…

Exhibit Reservations Underway for Metalcasting Congress 2023

Industry suppliers and North American metalcasters are securing their exhibit space at Metalcasting Congress 2023, the continent’s premier gathering for the full foundry supply chain.

Coming to Cleveland’s Huntington Convention Center on April 25-27, 2023,…

EHS Division Honors Industry Excellence with Awards

The American Foundry Society’s Environmental, Health and Safety Division recognized individuals and companies for their achievements during an awards presentation at the 34th EHS Conference, Oct. 4-6 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The division confers several awards…

Sinto Donation Funds Scholarship for Young Metalcasting Leaders

Up-and-coming leaders in the metalcasting industry have a new opportunity to support their educations thanks to a generous donation from AFS Corporate Member SintoKogio Ltd.

The new Sinto-AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Education Scholarship is funded…

New Volume of AFS Transactions Collects Latest Metalcasting Research

The latest discoveries in metalcasting research are highlighted in AFS Transactions, Vol. 130, released this month by the American Foundry Society.

AFS Transactions is the definitive collection of technical papers for the metalcasting industry. It compiles all…

Learn Basics of Statistical Process Control With New AFS Institute Course

Statistical process control (SPC) is one of the seven basic quality tools, but many manufacturing professionals don’t understand it – or are intimidated by it – because of its heavy reliance on high-level mathematics. A new course from the AFS Institute simplifies this…

Metalcasters Cautiously Optimistic on Economic Outlook

Seventy-nine percent of metalcasters have a positive business outlook for the next 12 months, down from a full 90 percent in June, according to a new survey from the American Foundry Society.

This optimism comes despite 87 percent of respondents saying they…

AFS Seeking Members for Lead Rule Working Group

Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to revise its standards for occupational exposure to lead.

AFS is in the process of forming a working group to seek input from foundries and suppliers using lead…

“Manufacturing Day Toolkit” Helps AFS Members Connect with Next Generation

As American Foundry Society members open their doors to their communities for Manufacturing Day 2022, AFS is providing resources for making these events a success.

Recognized nationally the first Friday of October, Manufacturing Day is a great way to…