Weekly Update  August 4, 2009

Weekly Update August 4, 2009

Navistar, ArvinMeritor in long-term agreement Flow Science lands European distributor Tweaking the sand process for surprising results

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Weekly UpdateAugust 4, 2009
This Week's Metalcasting News Review

Navistar, ArvinMeritor in Long-Term Supply Agreement
Navistar and ArvinMeritor Inc. have established a long-term supply agreement by which Meritor axles will be “standard” for Navistar’s International brand medium-duty trucks and IC Bus brand school and commercial buses. Read more

Flow Science, Econocap Polska Announce Association
Software developer Flow Science Inc. has entered into an agreement with Poland's Econocap Polska Sp. zo. o., a CAD/CAM/CAE software supplier, to market and support the Flow Science product line. Read more

ArvinMeritor to Supply Drivetrain Components in China
ArvinMeritor Inc. signed a strategic partnership with Shanghai-based Yutong Group Co. Ltd. to supply drivetrain components for buses and coaches in China. Read more

Featured This Week

Tweaking the Sand Process
Oberdorfer L.L.C. has adjusted the sand casting part of the shell molding process — and found startling results. The company’s patent-pending Rock Shell process finishes its sand casting in a one-piece flow. Later, Oberdorfer uses recycled water pumped from cooling towers to cool the castings in a closed-loop system. In all, the foundry is making some notable progress in its time and energy saving efforts. Read more

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