What are the Future Directions in Steel Castings?

The American Foundry Society will sponsor a steel-castings workshop this July for the first time in more than 15 years. As technological advancements and other developments continue to shape steel casting, this one-day workshop will explore emerging trends in steel.

Future Directions in Steel Castings will feature expert presentations and discussions on new technology, groundbreaking research, economic forecasts, and management issues crucial to the success of steel foundries and their customers. Leaders in steel casting, from foundry executives to academic visionaries, will guide the workshop.

Future Directions in Steel Castings is July 10 at AFS Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. Early registration is only $200 for AFS members and $300 for non-members, and lunch and refreshments are included. For more information or to register, please click here.

“There is a tremendous amount of innovation occurring in the steel-casting area. We encourage steel foundry leaders to devote one day in July to interact with these experts and participate in these discussions,” said Doug Kurkul, CEO of the American Foundry Society.

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