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Franklin Precision Castings
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Investment Caster Rebrands

June 18, 2024
Aiming to emphasize the wide range of its capabilities, Franklin Precision Castings is rebranding to highlight the wide range of its capabilities.
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Waupaca Sees Efficiency Gains from New Law

April 25, 2024
Wisconsin’s new regulations on transport of metallic and non-metallic materials will make the ferrous foundry’s pig iron deliveries more economical and environmentally responsible...
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Industry Events

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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Reshoring and Nearshoring in 2024

April 9, 2024
Global trade networks are under more scrutiny than ever, as manufacturers seek supply-chain security and sustainability.
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Is There Anything I Can Do?

April 9, 2024
We must live with failure. Failing to do that dooms us to disappointment, confusion, suspicion, and greater failure.


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Foundry's 2023-2024 Where-to-Buy Directory

Sept. 4, 2023
Locate suppliers for all your metalcasting needs and purchasing decisions.
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Protecting Manufacturing from Cyber-Threats

April 1, 2024
Many manufacturers operate on aging infrastructure that no longer supports updates – or is incompatible with modern cybersecurity solutions. You must think outside the box to ...
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Manufacturers Eager for AI Results

March 28, 2024
A global survey found organizations have high hopes for the potential of Artificial Intelligence, but remain concerned about how to integrate new technologies with their current...
Coronado Steel
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Holding Company Buys Ohio Foundry

March 26, 2024
Coronado Steel, a manufacturer of specialty alloys, is joining eight other producers in the Canerector network of industrial products businesses.
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Power, Scrap Cited in Closing

March 21, 2024
A Minnesota ductile iron plant will close in April. Metal Technologies Inc. indicated electrical rate increases and the cost of scrap make Northern Foundry uncompetitive.