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Cutting-edge technology at forefront of AFS additive manufacturing conference

The American Foundry Society knows the importance of being at the cutting edge of technology. That, again, was proven true during the 2018 Additive Manufacturing for Metalcasting Conference.
 
From Sept. 10-13 in Louisville, Kentucky, over 120 attendees heard about the latest developments in this new and crucial process.

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Trade show pro offers free web training to CastExpo exhibitors

One of highest-rated trade show educators in the country will host an exclusive webinar for CastExpo 2019 exhibitors at 9 a.m. CT Oct. 2.

Richard Erschik, who has a reputation in the trade show industry for generating and qualifying leads, will demonstrate how to get the most from North America’s biggest metalcasting trade show, CastExpo—before, during and after the event. The webinar is offered to CastExpo exhibitors at no cost.

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AFS additive manufacturing conference kicks off with tour

As people toured the University of Louisville Rapid Prototyping Center, the murmurs and whispers were the same. “They’ve got a pretty good layout here.”

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AFS iron inoculation conference draws global experts

Cast iron experts from North America, South America, and Europe converged on Louisville Aug. 20-21 for the 2018 AFS Cast Iron Inoculation Conference.

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AFS announces Keating Founders’ Freedom Award winners

The American Foundry Society will honor two leaders in metalcasting for their contributions to the foundry industry in the field of government affairs.

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Key Washington insider, entertaining economist join the thought leaders at Foundry Leadership Conference

Byron York, a key journalist from inside-the-beltway, and Gus Faucher, an economist of rare clarity and wit, are now part of the speaker lineup at the 2018 Foundry Leadership Conference.

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Advanced Foundry Environmental Air Seminar: Become your foundry’s go-to resource

Every foundry needs a go-to resource on air emissions. Gaining that expertise isn’t easy, though. There is one place metalcasters can become authorities on air emissions: the AFS Advanced Foundry Environmental Air Seminar, Oct. 7-8 in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, near Cleveland.

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New Institute chief to focus on delivery of education services

The AFS Institute recently completed a $1 million investment in metalcasting classroom-course and e-learning curriculum. Now AFS has hired a new Institute leader, Clarence Trowbridge, to optimize the delivery of education and training to the metalcasting community.

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Designers and buyers: “Bring Your Own Blueprints” to CastExpo 2019

Designers and buyers can source their castings at CastExpo 2019 when they bring their own blueprints to foundries exhibiting in Cast in North America (CINA).

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AFS announces bestseller list

Books about casting defects topped the lineup of bestsellers from the American Foundry Society this year.

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