AFS to Debut Online Conference for Small and Midsize Foundries

Metalcasters at small and midsize foundries will gain unique insights into their specific needs during an online conference from AFS debuting in early 2022.

Operations and Profitability in Small and Midsize Foundries will tackle technical and business issues…

Missouri S&T student wins Modern Casting Partners Scholarship

A student from Missouri University of Science & Technology was awarded this year's Modern Casting Partners Scholarship during the College Industry Conference on Nov. 19.

Joseph Watwood was presented with the scholarship by AFS President Michael Lenahan…

Infrastructure Package Benefits U.S. Metalcasters, Includes Historic Investments in Transportation and Water

A bipartisan infrastructure package supported by AFS was signed into law on Nov. 15 by President Biden.

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is a sweeping, $1.2 trillion law that includes historic investment in essential American infrastructure served by the metalcasting…

CastExpo 2022 Returns, Registration Now Open

Thousands of people from across the worldwide metalcasting supply chain will network, learn, and do business at North America’s largest foundry event when it returns for the first time since 2019.

CastExpo 2022 is coming to the Greater Columbus Convention…

Take Action on Crucial Supply Chain Problems, AFS Urges President

Solving the truck driver shortage would help to ease the nation’s supply chain challenges, and so the American Foundry Society has joined with more than 100 organizations calling on the Biden Administration to act on this crucial issue.

In an open letter shared…

AFS Calls on Congress to Reject Tax Hikes on Main Street Businesses

The American Foundry Society is urging lawmakers to reject a plan from the Biden Administration to fund the Build Back Better initiative by burdening Main Street businesses.

AFS and more than 100 other trade associations delivered a letter to House and Senate…

AFS launches new online service for foundries to find industry suppliers

Metalcasters have a simple way to find the right products and services for their plants thanks to a new online marketplace launched recently by the American Foundry Society.

SupplierMarketplace.net is a dynamic online service that allows metalcasters to search…

AFS to Lawmakers: Tax Hikes Will Hurt Manufacturers, Cost Jobs

The American Foundry Society is warning federal lawmakers against rolling back pro-growth tax reforms, saying proposed tax hikes on businesses and families will stymie job growth and hurt American manufacturers.

AFS joined onto a coalition letter, delivered Oct…

OSHA sends vaccine ETS to White House office for review

OSHA has sent to the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that will require employers with at least 100 employees to ensure their employees are vaccinated or that they submit a negative COVID test on a…

Brian Began Joins American Foundry Society as Vice President, Metalcasting Technical Services

The American Foundry Society announced today that Brian Began will join AFS on Oct. 25 as Vice President, Metalcasting Technical Services. Began comes to AFS from his current employer, ASM International.

Began brings a strong technical and business background to AFS, including:

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