AFS Welcomes 25 New Corporate Members

The American Foundry Society, North America’s largest and most influential metalcasting trade association, today recognized 25 new Corporate Members who have recently joined the organization. AFS Corporate Members are comprised of metalcasters across all alloys and processes,…

Download the Newest Issue of International Journal of Metalcasting for Free Through Aug. 31

The latest issue of International Journal of Metalcasting, AFS’ technical and research journal, is available to download for free through Aug. 31, 2020.

IJMC, Vol. 14, Issue 3, includes research from the Second Carl Loper Cast Iron Symposium held in Bilbao, Spain. To read or download…

AFS Introduces Three Services to Support Member Success

The American Foundry Society (AFS) today announced that it will be introducing and expanding several member services in July.

“AFS is committed to supporting its members during the current challenges and beyond,” said AFS President Mike Lenahan (CEO, KB Foundry Services). “These new and…

OSHA Issues Guidance for Uniform Enforcement of its Crystalline Silica Standards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a compliance directive designed to ensure uniformity in its inspection and enforcement procedures when addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry,…

International Journal of Metalcasting’s Influence Grows Again

The International Journal of Metalcasting, AFS’ technical and research journal, has seen its worldwide influence grow for a second consecutive year.

IJMC’s Impact Factor, a widely-used metric which reflects the number of times a journal is cited by…

Make the Right Call on Workplace Challenges with AFS Virtual Roundtables

Anyone who manages employees in a metalcasting plant will benefit from a pair of AFS virtual “lunch-and-learn” roundtables scheduled for July.

The Take Me Out to the Ballgame Series will feature peer insights into hot-button workplace issues ranging…

AFS Launches Virtual Conference for Additive, Sand Casting

Metalcasters will learn the keys to successful 3D sand printing and sand casting during a virtual conference hosted by AFS on Aug. 31-Sept. 3.

The AFS Sand Casting/Additive Manufacturing Conference, previously scheduled to take place in Milwaukee, will be presented as a live web event,…

C.A. Lawton wins Outstanding Marketing Organization Award

AFS Corporate Member C.A. Lawton is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Marketing Organization Award from the American Foundry Society.

The De Pere, Wisconsin-based metalcaster supports AFS and the broader metalcasting industry through its employees’ volunteer work with their local…

AFS Issues Call for Papers for 2021 Metalcasting Congress

The American Foundry Society has issued a call for papers and presentations for the 125th Metalcasting Congress, April 13-15, 2021, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AFS is seeking technical and management papers and presentations for this annual gathering of metalcasting professionals from…

AFS Releases Digital Congress Guide of Research, Metalcasting Resources

The American Foundry Society is sharing important metalcasting research and other resources with its newly released “Recast Guide to Metalcasting Congress.”

Containing research abstracts and links to full papers, a Casting Technology Showcase, industry directories, profiles of award-…