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U.S. Army
Melt/Pour

U.S. Army Foundry Completes Multi-Ton Casting

June 27, 2024
The largest pour of molten metal recorded in at least two decades – more than 3.5 tons – and using multiple 3D-printed sand mold components was completed by Rock Island Arsenal...
Boeing
Issues and Ideas

This Will Not End Well

June 13, 2024
Free-market forces do not work on Boeing, which takes its incentives from investors, financial analysts, and regulators - not customers or competitors. This managed situation ...
Mingzhi Technology
Molds/Cores

More Efficient Heating for Coremaking

June 3, 2024
Maintaining air and gas temperatures at a high level improves the productivity and environmental impact of conventional cold-box coremaking operations.
Otto Junker GmbH
Issues and Ideas

Foundry Orders Climate-Friendly Melt Shop

May 16, 2024
A German ferrous foundry ordered twin coreless induction furnaces plus a shared IGBT frequency inverter package, “to gain independence and flexibility” and contribute to climate...
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry
Issues and Ideas

Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Buys ATEK

May 14, 2024
The Iowa operation is the fourth acquisition in three years for WAF, as it builds a regional network for “high-quality aluminum castings.”

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FM&T's 2024 Guide to Exhibitors

April 19, 2024
Foundry and diecasting professionals gather to inquire, discuss, engage, and explore new developments.
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Issues and Ideas

Foundry Told to Comply with Emissions Standards

April 18, 2024
Northern Iron & Machine is under a 30-day order by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to reduce lead and particulate matter releases, based on new modeling data.
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Reshoring and Nearshoring in 2024

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