| Weekly Update – April 14, 2009 |
| This Week's Metalcasting News Review |
| || GM Supplier Trimag Seeks Bankruptcy |
The decision follows the loss of its major customer General Motors Corp., to which Trimag had supplied nearly all of its high-pressure diecastings. GM cancelled its business with Trimag due to low automotive demand. Read more
| || To Focus Improvement Efforts, Find the “Leverage Point” |
The "Ultimate Improvement Cycle" is based upon principles associated with Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints, but it is unique in that it capitalizes on a time-released formula for use of the key tools, techniques, principles, and actions of all three initiatives focused on the right area. Read more
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Foundry Management & Technology announces launch of Foundry Theater. Watch videos about foundry and diecasting industries. You'll see technical developments; new equipment; finishing technologies; automation systems; quality instruments and new products. You'll see how to reduce cycle times and increase productivity
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| || FM&T Hall of Honor |
The FOUNDRY Management & Technology Hall of Honor recognizes men and women whose technical and process innovations; organizational leadership; professional and industrial standards; and personal contributions and achievements have improved and enhanced metalcasting as a science, as an industry, and as a community. Help us identify the next metalcaster to join the FM&T Hall of Honor. Read more
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