New Institute Courses Deliver Training for Sales, Project Management Success 

Metalcasters will hone their sales and project management skills with the help of two new management courses from the AFS Institute: A Selling Framework Bootcamp and Leading Successful Projects by Lake Forest Graduate…

Keough to Deliver 2023 Hoyt Memorial Lecturer

John “Chip” Keough will deliver the Charles Edgar Hoyt Memorial Lecture at Metalcasting Congress 2023 in Cleveland, the American Foundry Society has announced.

A pioneering metalcasting entrepreneur and dedicated mentor, Keough is currently chairman of…

New Benefit Unveiled for AFS Corporate Members: Employment Law Updates

American Foundry Society Corporate Members will have full access to up-to-date information on actions from OSHA and other regulatory agencies as part of a new benefit from AFS.

In partnership with Fisher Phillips, a leading U.S. labor law firm, AFS now delivers…

Buy America, Supply Chains, Energy to Be Key Topics at AFS Government Affairs Fly-In

Metalcasting leaders will gather on Capitol Hill next month to hear directly from members of Congress, administration officials, and policy experts about what they can expect from Washington in the year ahead and beyond.

The 2022 AFS Government Affairs Fly-In,…

In-Person Metalcasting Courses Return, Online Classes Still Available from AFS

Metalcasters who like to learn in a classroom setting now have even more educational options from the AFS Institute.

After several years of offering Live Online metalcasting courses exclusively, in-person classes are returning to the Institute’s classroom in…

AFS Rededicates Peters-Robison Metalcasting Library

The American Foundry Society’s technical library has been rededicated to honor the legacy of two metalcasting professionals.

The Peters-Robison AFS Metalcasting Library is named in memory of the late R.D. “Butch” Peters and the late Stephen T. Robison. Approved…

San Solo Takes Helm as AFS President, Schmeisser Joins Executive Committee

The American Foundry Society’s Board of Directors has a new elected leader following the inauguration of Adam San Solo as president for 2022-2023.

San Solo’s term officially began following the closure of CastExpo 2022, which ran in Columbus from April 23-26 …

CastExpo Returns to Ohio – First Time Since 1974

AFS has announced that the CastExpo trade show and convention will be held in Columbus on April 23-26. The Buckeye State last hosted this once-every-three-years industry event in 1974, when it was held in Cleveland.

“Metalcasting is a $44 billion industry, producing highly engineered…

Nine in 10 Foundries Plan Capital Investments in Next 12 Months

The American Foundry Society today announced survey results showing more than 90 percent of responding North American foundries anticipate making capital investments in the next 12 months.

Foundries identified 19 different…

Greg Kramer to spearhead AFS Safety and Environmental Programs

An accomplished environmental engineer with extensive experience as an AFS volunteer leader has joined the American Foundry Society's staff as Technical Director.