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AFS Institute courses coming to Detroit

The Institute and AFS Detroit-Windsor Chapter are pleased to offer a variety of training programs in Detroit in March and April.

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New AFS Student Chapter launches at Worcester Polytechnic

The American Foundry Society is pleased to announce Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Massachusetts) has established an AFS Student Chapter.

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Six Decades On, Detroit-Windsor Chapter’s Gala is Thriving

“We feel this is a special event where we get to really celebrate the folks that make our industry exciting, vibrant and dynamic.”

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Wisconsin Chapter looks toward tomorrow at Regional

In its 81st year, the AFS Wisconsin Regional kicked off with AFS President Jean Bye (Dotson Iron Castings) announcing the direction of AFS and the success of the metalcasting industry.

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OSU, Central Ohio chapters have strong partnership

Eric Weiffenbach remembers visiting Ohio State University’s working foundry as a boy with his father. Today, Weiffenbach (Keener Sand & Clay Co.) continues that tradition – this time, as president of the AFS Central Ohio Chapter.

Every fall, the Central Ohio Chapter and the OSU Student Chapter come together for a joint dinner and meeting on campus at OSU. It’s an opportunity for the students to present their work and network with professionals, and a chance for the pros share their knowledge and recruit students into the industry.

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Scholarships are par for the course at Western Michigan Chapter

The AFS Western Michigan Chapter knows its way around the links. 

After 79 years, it should. That’s how long the chapter’s annual golf outing has raised scholarship money for metalcasting students. 

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Chapter officers race to AFS headquarters for conference

What does it take to be an AFS Chapter officer? Dedication, enthusiasm—and a feather touch on the gas pedal.

Those were key requirements for leaders who came to AFS Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, Aug. 13-14 for the Chapter Officers Conference. 

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