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Weekly Update October 13, 2009

Oct. 14, 2009
NovaCast takes new orders Deere, UAW in tentative agreement Vibration isolation, via balancing.
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This Week's Metalcasting News Review
NovaCast Takes New Orders for Process Control, Simulation
NovaCast Foundry Solutions reports new contracts for its ATAS process control system and NovaFlow&Solid simulation system from foundries in Japan and Sweden, as well as the University of Prague in the Czech Republic. Read more
Deere, UAW in Tentative Agreement
Agricultural equipment builder Deere & Co. has reached a tentative, six-year labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union. If approved by the union members, the new contract would cover approximately 9,500 Deere workers enrolled in 15 local unions, plus 17,000 retirees. Among the Deere plants that would be covered by the new contract is the John Deere Foundry in Waterloo, IA. Read more
Lockheed Martin, Rock Island Arsenal Share Best Practices
Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Army Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) have an agreement providing Lockheed Martin access — via public-private partnerships — to the Army's only vertically integrated metal manufacturing facility and remaining foundry. Read more
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Featured This Week
Vibration Isolation, Through Balancing
Modern foundries rely on material transport and process equipment to clean, cool, and sort castings after molding. Nothing does this as effectively and affordably as vibratory processing equipment. Read more
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