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AFS Compiles COVID-19 Resources for Foundries Regarding Respirators

Foundries have asked questions regarding the legitimacy of specific respirators amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To address these important concerns, AFS has compiled resources that foundries can use to identify NIOSH-approved respirators...

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AFS Pushes For Key Provisions In Stimulus Package to Benefit Metalcasters

As Congress negotiates a third stimulus package, the American Foundry Society (AFS) has worked closely with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to ensure key provisions are included that could benefit metalcasters.

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President Signs New Trade Agreement with Mexico And Canada To Replace NAFTA

President Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed the new U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement — or USMCA — in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30.

The agreement provides increased requirements for automotive components to be produced in North America and follows more than a year of talks to update the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which supports about $1.2 trillion in annual trade among the three countries in the USMCA. 

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

The U.S. Senate recently approved the bipartisan Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021, which would authorize the investment of more than $35 billion in drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects. 

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International Journal of Metalcasting Honored 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 survey, the publisher recently announced.

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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.

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AFS Announces Council Leaders for 2021-2022

Leaders will play key roles in advancing the AFS Mission and Strategic Plan.

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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 members for 2021-2022.

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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. 

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AFS Metalcaster Outlook Survey Shows Considerable Optimism Despite Worker Shortage

AFS today announced the results of its Quarterly Metalcasters Outlook Survey for the first quarter of 2021.

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