AFS Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Rebuild Our Nation’s Water Systems

On April 29, the U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (DWWIA 2021) (S. 914), which would authorize the investment of more than $35 billion in drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Specifically, it would reauthorize several…

International Journal of Metalcasting Honored for Editorial Excellence

The American Foundry Society’s technical and research publication has been recognized for editorial excellence.

International Journal of Metalcasting and Editor-in-Chief Tom Prucha performed in the top 10% of all qualifying journals based on Springer Nature’s Journal Author Satisfaction…

AFS Introduces Cybersecurity Program for Members

AFS Corporate Members have a simple and effective way to protect their digital assets thanks to a new partnership between AFS and the National Association of Manufacturers.

NAM Cyber Cover is a cybersecurity insurance and risk mitigation program created especially for manufacturers and…

AFS Announces Council Leaders for 2021-2022

The American Foundry Society, North America’s largest and most influential metalcasting association, today announced its Council leaders and Research Board members. Together, they will play important roles in advancing the AFS Strategic Plan.

The AFS committee structure is built around…

AFS Announces Additions to Board of Directors for 2021-2022

The American Foundry Society, North America’s largest and most influential metalcasting association, today announced its officers and new board members for 2021-2022.

Returning for a second year are the following officers:

As President, Mike Lenahan, president of KB Foundry…

Metalcasting Congress 2021 Goes Live

Metalcasters and foundry industry suppliers from around the world are networking and sharing knowledge during the first-ever virtual Metalcasting Congress, which launched today. 

Metalcasting Congress 2021 features expert speakers covering all major…

Biden Administration Pressing $2.3 Trillion Infrastructure and Climate Plan

The President on March 31 announced a $2.25 trillion, eight-year spending proposal. The “American Jobs Plan,” would fund transportation and water infrastructure, electric vehicles, technology research, climate R&D, electric grid modernization, workforce development, broadband internet,…

AFS Metalcaster Outlook Survey Shows Considerable Optimism Despite Worker Shortage

The American Foundry Society (AFS), North America’s largest and most influential metalcasting association, today announced the results of its Quarterly Metalcasters Outlook Survey for the first quarter of 2021.

After a challenging year for most metalcasters in 2020, the survey found that…

Eight International Awards To Be Presented During Metalcasting Congress

The American Foundry Society announced today that eight international metalcasting awards will be presented by video during the Metalcasting Congress. All of the honorees were selected by the AFS Board of Awards, a group of past presidents of AFS.

The first-ever virtual Metalcasting…

Metalcasting Congress to Feature 3 Keynotes from Manufacturing Leaders

The fascinating past and exciting future of metalcasting will be on full display at virtual Metalcasting Congress 2021, when three expert keynote speakers share their insights with attendees.

Greg Miskinis, Harry Moser, and Tom Prucha are this year’s featured speakers – Miskinis and…