Browse Education

Learn Basics of Statistical Process Control With New AFS Institute Course

Statistical process control (SPC) is one of the seven basic quality tools, but many manufacturing professionals don’t understand it – or are intimidated by it – because of its heavy reliance on high-level mathematics. A new course from the AFS Institute simplifies this complex method, giving quality control personnel, engineers, and other metalcasters the tools they need to put SPC to work for them, improving their output.

Read More

New Institute Courses Deliver Training for Sales, Project Management Success 

Metalcasters will hone their sales and project management skills with the help of two new management courses from the AFS Institute: A Selling Framework Bootcamp and Leading Successful Projects by Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. 

Read More

In-Person Metalcasting Courses Return, Online Classes Still Available from AFS

Metalcasters who like to learn in a classroom setting now have even more educational options from the AFS Institute.

After several years of offering Live Online metalcasting courses exclusively, in-person classes are returning to the Institute’s classroom in Schaumburg, Illinois, beginning with Introduction to Metalcasting on June 1-2, 2022. Registration for this and other courses is now open.

Read More

AFS Rededicates Peters-Robison Metalcasting Library

The American Foundry Society’s technical library has been rededicated to honor the legacy of two metalcasting professionals.

Read More

New Scholarship Promoting Women in Metalcasting Honors Past AFS President Jean Bye

A new college scholarship for women entering the metalcasting industry will honor an exceptional and inspiring foundry leader.

Read More

AFS Selling Foundry Artwork to Benefit FEF

Sales of new artwork celebrating the American Foundry Society’s 125th anniversary will benefit the Foundry Educational Foundation thanks to a generous gift from the AFS North Mexico Chapter.

Read More

AFS Institute Introduces New Course on Process Control for Engineers

The AFS Institute will present a new course, Process Control for Engineers, on March 30-April 1, 2021. It will be presented for the first time live online by Ted Schorn, a noted quality expert.

Read More

AFS Provides Manufacturing Day Resources

The American Foundry Society is excited to share a slate of resources for Corporate Members opening their doors, physically or virtually, for Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 2.

Read More

AFS Institute Upgrades Foundry e-Learning Platform for Metalcasters

The premier Foundry e-Learning program for metalcasters has just been upgraded with the latest in intuitive technology. The AFS Institute recently relaunched its Foundry e-Learning platform with Absorb, a leading learning management system.

Read More

AFS Institute Offers Classroom Courses LIVE Online

AFS & The Institute know the importance of continued education and training, especially in the current pandemic climate. The Institute is being proactive in quickly transforming some of its popular courses to a live online format.

Read More