Cutting-edge technology at forefront of AFS additive manufacturing conference

The American Foundry Society knows the importance of being at the cutting edge of technology. That, again, was proven true during the 2018 Additive Manufacturing for Metalcasting Conference.   From Sept. 10-13 in Louisville, Kentucky, over 120 attendees heard about the latest developments in this…

Trade show pro offers free web training to CastExpo exhibitors

One of highest-rated trade show educators in the country will host an exclusive webinar for CastExpo 2019 exhibitors at 9 a.m. CT Oct. 2.

Richard Erschik, who has a reputation in the trade show industry for generating and qualifying leads, will demonstrate how to get the most from North…

AFS additive manufacturing conference kicks off with tour

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As people toured the University of Louisville Rapid Prototyping Center, the murmurs and whispers were the same.   “They’ve got a pretty good layout here.”   “This is pretty nice.”   Monday’s tour was the unofficial beginning of the 2018 Additive Manufacturing For…

21st century leadership and creating an ideal culture

This blog post comes to AFS from talent management expert Margaret Graziano. Graziano, an engaging speaker and an authority on workplace leadership, will bring her program, “Mastering 21st Century Leadership,” to the 2018 Future Leaders of Metalcasting Meeting, Oct. 15-17 at Dotson Iron Castings…

AFS iron inoculation conference draws global experts

Cast iron experts from North America, South America, and Europe converged on Louisville Aug. 20-21 for the 2018 AFS Cast Iron Inoculation Conference.

More than 100 people attended the event, which covered technical aspects of inoculation and its practical application. Conference…

AFS announces Keating Founders’ Freedom Award winners

The American Foundry Society will honor two leaders in metalcasting for their contributions to the foundry industry in the field of government affairs.

Bradford D. Muller, left, and Eric R. Meyers, right.

Bradford D. Muller and Eric R. Meyers are the 2018 recipients of the James P. Keating…

Key Washington insider, entertaining economist join the thought leaders at Foundry Leadership Conference

Byron York, a key journalist from inside-the-beltway, and Gus Faucher, an economist of rare clarity and wit, are now part of the speaker lineup at the 2018 Foundry Leadership Conference.  

York, a syndicated columnist with years of experience in Washington, D.C., is the…

Advanced Foundry Environmental Air Seminar: Become your foundry’s go-to resource

Every foundry needs a go-to resource on air emissions. Gaining that expertise isn’t easy, though.

There is one place metalcasters can become authorities on air emissions: the AFS Advanced Foundry Environmental Air Seminar, Oct. 7-8 in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, near Cleveland.

New Institute chief to focus on delivery of education services

The AFS Institute recently completed a $1 million investment in metalcasting classroom-course and e-learning curriculum. Now AFS has hired a new Institute leader, Clarence Trowbridge, to optimize the delivery of education and training to the metalcasting community. Trowbridge joined AFS as vice…

Designers and buyers: “Bring Your Own Blueprints” to CastExpo 2019

Designers and buyers can source their castings at CastExpo 2019 when they bring their own blueprints to foundries exhibiting in Cast in North America (CINA).

Whether they’re looking to change metalcasters, bring a new component into production, or just explore their options, designers…