AFS Issues Call for Papers for 2021 Metalcasting Congress

The American Foundry Society has issued a call for papers and presentations for the 125th Metalcasting Congress, April 13-15, 2021, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AFS is seeking technical and management papers and presentations for this annual gathering of metalcasting professionals from around the world.

Technical papers covering all issues related to metalcasting, diecasting and foundry operations will be considered, including unique in-plant procedures, new technologies, equipment, products and other innovations that have contributed to enhanced metalcasting productivity and quality. Topics of particular interest include melting and molten metal treatment, gating and pouring, casting process innovations, additive manufacturing, quality, automation, finishing, and energy efficiency. 

Management papers and presentations on supply chains, casting design, EHS, management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, succession planning, education, social media/marketing, professional development, and student engagement pertaining to the metalcasting industry.

Presentations related on the effect of COVID-19 on metalcasting operations are also desired.

Submission requirements and deadlines can be accessed at

For more information, contact Kim Perna, 800-537-4237, ext. 246 or