AFS Institute premieres Training Best Practices Workshop

A new workshop from the American Foundry Society Institute teaches the best ways to improve training in metalcasting plants.

The Training Best Practices Workshop is a highly interactive one-day course providing a strategic view of industrial training. Students will get solutions and templates to support training at their facilities, with applications specific to their companies. The workshop will focus discussions on training for industrial operations and maintenance employees.

The Training Best Practices Workshop is offered March 26 and April 3 at AFS Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The workshop is taught by Clarence Trowbridge, AFS vice president of education and workforce development. Trowbridge is the author of Maintenance Workforce Solutions: An Organizational Development Approach and Position Work Instructions. He has an MBA in organizational development and a bachelor’s degree in communications.

To register for the course, click here. For more information about the AFS Institute and its instructor-led courses, click here.

The American Foundry Society is a dynamic technical and advocacy organization that serves and represents the $33 billion metalcasting industry. AFS is the only association serving the entire industry, including all metals and processes, with a three-part focus on advocacy, education, and innovation. AFS also publishes Modern Casting and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazines and presents Metalcasting Congress and CastExpo, the largest metalcasting trade events in North America. Founded in 1896, the organization is based in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an advocacy office in Washington, D.C. More information is available at