AFS has engaged the services of the Association Management Center (AMC), Chicago, to assist in the search for the society’s next CEO.
03.24.15: Messe Dusseldorf to Host U.S. Valve Expo
The third staging of Valve World Americas Expo & Conference will take place in Houston on on July 15 and 16, 2015.
03.18.15: Kane Family Buys PA Diecaster Elecast
The small business pours aluminum and zinc components.
03.12.15: Chassix Files for Chapter 11
The iron and aluminum casting giant has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization two years after its formation.
April 7 – 9, 2015 : AFS Safety 101 Bootcamp Seminar
This seminar will provide employees with current safety and health information and concepts they need to know regarding Safety, Health, and OSHA in the metalcasting industry.
April 8 – 10, 2015 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference
April 20, 2015 : AFS Additive Manufacturing Workshop! “Printing Your Future in 3D”
Plan to arrive the day before the Metalcasting Congress to attend a free workshop on additive manufacturing.
April 21 – 23, 2015 : 119th Metalcasting Congress
The annual Metalcasting Congress features the latest advancements in metalcasting technology and services across the supply chain. The 119th Metalcasting Congress will be held in Columbus, Ohio, April 21 - 23, 2015, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
April 21, 2015 : Division 3 Committee Meeting
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The AFS Healthy and Safety Committee (10-Q) created the newest edition of the guides to provide metalcasters with updated information necessary to determine, evaluate and control potential hazards. The committee members are all experts in health and safety, holding certifications in multiple areas.
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