The new rules require employers to report within 24 hours any injury that requires one employee to be hospitalized.
The bill, the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 (H.R. 880) would permanently extend the R&D tax credit retroactive to January 1, 2015, and enhance the alternative simplified credit (ASC) formula to 20 percent from the current 14 percent rate.
Tech Castings LLC, Shirley, Ind., an investment casting facility of vacuum-melt superalloy turbine engine components serving commercial and military aerospace customer base, was recently awarded grants and tax credits by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
05.18.15: Effort Foundry to Expand with $1.7M Loan
Effort Foundry in Bath, Pa., recently received a $400,000 low-interest loan from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA). The funds will be used to purchase equipment to improve finishing capabilities.
05.12.15: Alcoa Acquires Titanium Casting Company
Alcoa, Pittsburgh, announced its acquisition of privately held TITAL, a manufacturer of titanium and aluminum structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes.
May 27, 2015 : Division 14 Committee Meeting
An introductory course covering the characteristics and properties of aluminum, alloying elements and their general applications and considerations for working with aluminum cast parts. This course also covers melting technology and foundry casting technology, and looks at the decision making process behind specific technologies used.
May 28, 2015 : Webinar: The Link Between T&D and World-Class Status
June 2 – 3, 2015 : North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) Government Affairs Briefing
June 2 – 3, 2015 : 2015 Government Affairs Conference
Make your voice for manufacturing heard in Washington, D.C., this June and join your fellow metalcasters for the industry’s annual Government Affairs Conference and "lobby day" in our nation’s capital.
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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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The definitive metal casting resource--fully updated. Written by prominent industry experts, Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition, addresses the latest advances in the field such as melting, casting processes, sand systems, alloy development, heat treatment, and processing technologies. New chapters cover solidification modeling, casting defects, and zinc and zinc alloys. Detailed photographs, illustrations, tables, and equations are included throughout. Ideal for students and researchers in metallurgy and foundry science as well as foundry industry professionals, this authoritative guide provides all of the information needed to produce premium-quality castings.
Provide leadership and expertise toward improvement in employee relations, quality, productivity, scheduling, and training within the Foundry Core Department. Maintain ample manpower for required output. Assure adequate availability of materials and equipment for safe and efficient production. ...
A green sand casting facility is seeking applicants for a foundry management position in the Southeastern United States. Relocation expenses will be authorized.Mission: THE OBJECTIVE OF OUR FOUNDRY OPERATION IS TO MANUFACTURE CAST PRODUCTS IN A TIMELY MANNER THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS OUR CUSTOMERS? ...
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