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Outstanding foundry EHS achievements honored with division awards

Craig Schmeisser and Bob Scholz were among the foundry EHS experts honored by the AFS Environmental, Health & Safety Division.

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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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Eight International Awards To Be Presented During Metalcasting Congress

The American Foundry Society announced today that eight international metalcasting awards will be presented by video during the Metalcasting Congress. All of the honorees were selected by the AFS Board of Awards, a group of past presidents of AFS.

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AFS Honors Metalcasters for EHS Achievements

The achievements of metalcasters in the areas of safety, sustainability, innovation and more were recognized by the AFS Environmental, Health & Safety Division during the annual EHS Conference.

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Metalcasters are Providing Essential Goods and More in the Fight Against COVID-19

In the global fight against COVID-19, metalcasters and their suppliers have proved essential. AFS Corporate Members are providing crucial services to support coronavirus relief, from manufacturing components for medical equipment and other essential products, to making donations and providing much-needed expertise.

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Waupaca’s Greg Miskinis to Deliver Hoyt Lecture at Metalcasting Congress

Greg Miskinis, director of research and process development at Waupaca Foundry, will deliver this year’s Hoyt Memorial Lecture at Metalcasting Congress 2020, April 21-23 in Cleveland.

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AFS announces 2019 award-winners for contributions to metalcasting

The American Foundry Society will honor five people for their contributions to metalcasting with awards at CastExpo 2019 and the 123rd Metalcasting Congress.

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AFS releases foundry wage and salary reports

The American Foundry Society has released a pair of reports detailing standard compensation practices in North American metalcasting plants. The reports can be used by foundries to attract and retain employees and negotiate union contracts.

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Foundry Leadership Conference attracts global crowd

Foundry leaders from seven countries spanning three continents gathered in Amelia Island, Florida, Sept. 16-18 for the 2018 AFS Foundry Leadership Conference.

Attendees expressed enthusiasm for the content of the event. As one said, “Innovation and disruption were terrific! Economics and political policy discussions are always useful.”

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Metal Technologies and Quimmco Agree to Form Joint Venture

The Indiana-based metalcaster and Mexican industrial conglomerate will jointly own and operate Blackhawk de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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