Weekly Update  February 16, 2010

Weekly Update February 16, 2010

$60 million for the new Grede Cast-Fab settles air-pollution charges More energy-efficient crucibles

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Weekly UpdateFebruary 16, 2010

CastExpo'10 Registration Underway, Adds New Events
AFS and the North American Die Casting Association have opened registration for CastExpo'10, which will be held March 20-23, 2010, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. Historically, CastExpo has offered a breadth of technical sessions, as well as hundreds of suppliers detailing the latest advancements in metalcasting products.
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This Week's Metalcasting News Review

New Grede Secures $60 Million
Grede Holdings LLC secured a new revolving credit and security agreement with Bank of America as a lender and as agent for the lenders. Wells Fargo Capital Finance is a co-lender on the transaction. Read more

Flow Science, AlchemCast in Consulting Agreement
CFD software developer Flow Science Inc. reports it has entered into a cooperative agreement with AlchemCast LLC to provide computational fluid dynamics (CFD) consulting services to ferrous and aluminum sand casting operations. Read more

Cast-Fab Settles Air-Pollution Charges with Ohio EPA
The Ohio Environmental Agency reached an agreement with Cast-Fab Inc., settling air-pollution control permit, rule, and law violations. Cast-Fab is a combination foundry and fabricating job shop in Cincinnati. Read more

Featured This Week

More Efficient Furnaces Drive Significant Energy Savings
Two case studies demonstrate the ways that recent improvements in melting efficiency reduce energy consumption. Read more

Forums And Blogs

REB Blog: Technology catches up
It’s a hopeful sign for metalcasters that their operations have been “identified” for exploitation by developers of emerging technologies. Read more


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Upcoming Events

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