Foundrymag http://foundrymag.com/rss.xml en Beaver Valley Alloy Foundry Drives A More Efficient and Competitive Business with the Odyssey SAAS ERP System http://foundrymag.com/white-papers/beaver-valley-alloy-foundry-drives-more-efficient-and-competitive-business-odyssey-saas <div class="node-body article-body">The foundry industry has always been a mix of proud heritage and modern innovation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/white-papers/beaver-valley-alloy-foundry-drives-more-efficient-and-competitive-business-odyssey-saas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/white-papers/beaver-valley-alloy-foundry-drives-more-efficient-and-competitive-business-odyssey-saas#comments Sponsored White Papers White Papers Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:39:00 +0000 14391 at http://foundrymag.com Video Borescopes with Annotation, Brighter Illumination http://foundrymag.com/new-products/video-borescopes-annotation-brighter-illumination <div class="node-body article-body">Hawkeye® V2 video borescopes now offer the ability to include notations to still images and video footage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/video-borescopes-annotation-brighter-illumination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/video-borescopes-annotation-brighter-illumination#comments New Products Testing/QC Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:04:00 +0000 20381 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Inspectors can incorporate more detailed information about castings thanks to Hawkeye V2&rsquo;s expanded annotation capability.</p> Horizontal Machining Customized for Diecastings http://foundrymag.com/new-products/horizontal-machining-customized-diecastings <div class="node-body article-body">Makino’s new a40 horizontal machining center is custom designed for machining nonferrous diecastings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/horizontal-machining-customized-diecastings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/horizontal-machining-customized-diecastings#comments Finishing/MRO New Products Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:30:00 +0000 20371 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The design of Makino&rsquo;s a40 horizontal machine followed a full reevaluation of each of its major casting components, to ensure the new design provides superior linear and radial agility and acceleration.</p> Teksid Orders New SinterCast CGI Package http://foundrymag.com/materials/teksid-orders-new-sintercast-cgi-package <div class="node-body article-body">Teksid ordered its second SinterCast process control system, for CGI product development at its Portuguese foundry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/teksid-orders-new-sintercast-cgi-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/teksid-orders-new-sintercast-cgi-package#comments Materials Melt/Pour News Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:05:00 +0000 20361 at http://foundrymag.com <p>SinterCast process control technology for CGI production is installed at 43 sites in 13 countries, mainly for producing gas and diesel engine cylinder blocks and exhaust system parts for passenger vehicles.</p> First Investment Castings Delivered for F-35 Targeting System http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/first-investment-castings-delivered-f-35-targeting-system <div class="node-body article-body">Investment castings for an F-35 Lightning II targeting system have been delivered to Lockheed Martin by IBC Advanced Alloys’ IBC Engineered Materials division. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/first-investment-castings-delivered-f-35-targeting-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/first-investment-castings-delivered-f-35-targeting-system#comments Molds/Cores News Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:43:00 +0000 20351 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The F-35 Lightning II&rsquo;s azimuth gimbal housing is positioned in the bottom center of the Stealth-enable fighter jet&rsquo;s electro-optical targeting system (EOTS), which is positioned as highlighted on the background illustration of the aircraft.</p> Lockheed Martin Corp. July 2015 Issue Foundry Magazine http://foundrymag.com/foundry/2015-07-22 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, Tracking Technology, and much more!</div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: normal;">Foundry Management &amp; Technology has been an independent source of information for the foundry and metalcasting industries since 1892.<br /> <br /> <em><strong>In this issue</strong></em>, <b>Tracking Technology</b>, and much more!</p> <p style="margin-top: 0.5em; margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: normal;">To subscribe to&nbsp;<strong>Foundry Management &amp; Technology</strong>&nbsp;magazine,&nbsp;<a href="http://foundrymag.com/subscriptions" style="color: rgb(14, 95, 139);">click here.</a></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/simulationit/simulation-new-platform-real-progress-casting-technology">Simulation as the New Platform for Real Progress in Casting Technology</a> <a href="/finishingmro/right-machines-finish-job">The Right Machines to Finish the Job</a> <a href="/meltpour/energy-saving-focus-new-furnace-designs">Energy-Saving in Focus for New Furnace Designs</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/foundry/2015-07-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0000 20341 at http://foundrymag.com Merger Expands Nation’s Largest Diecasting Company http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/merger-expands-nation-s-largest-diecasting-company <div class="node-body article-body">Pace Industries is growing larger thanks to a pending merger with Port City Group. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/merger-expands-nation-s-largest-diecasting-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/merger-expands-nation-s-largest-diecasting-company#comments Molds/Cores News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:06:00 +0000 20331 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Port City Group&rsquo;s five aluminum and zinc diecasting plants will become an operating division of Pace Industries, adding more capacity to North America&rsquo;s largest aluminum, zinc and magnesium diecasting company.</p> New Cover Alloys for Ductile Iron Treatment http://foundrymag.com/new-products/new-cover-alloys-ductile-iron-treatment <div class="node-body article-body">Elkem Foundry Products offers three new grades of magnesium cover alloys, responding to various needs of ductile iron foundries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/new-cover-alloys-ductile-iron-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/new-cover-alloys-ductile-iron-treatment#comments Melt/Pour New Products Tue, 21 Jul 2015 03:15:00 +0000 20321 at http://foundrymag.com <p>According to the source, a quieter reaction takes place in the ductile iron treatment ladle when Elkem&rsquo;s Lamet magnesium-ferrosilicon is covered by Topseed cover alloy in the ladle pocket.</p> GF, Linamar Linked in Automotive Diecasting Venture http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/gf-linamar-linked-automotive-diecasting-venture <div class="node-body article-body">GF Automotive and Linamar Corporation formed a joint venture that will open an automotive diecasting plant in 2017.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/gf-linamar-linked-automotive-diecasting-venture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/gf-linamar-linked-automotive-diecasting-venture#comments Finishing/MRO Melt/Pour News Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:45:00 +0000 20311 at http://foundrymag.com <p>At other locations, GF Automotive&rsquo;s high-pressure automotive diecastings include structural, steering, and drivetrain parts, like this front-engine cover panel.</p> Consider the Options http://foundrymag.com/opinion/consider-options <div class="node-body article-body">Failure is an option, and we should learn to accept if we hope to make progress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/consider-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/consider-options#comments Opinion Fri, 17 Jul 2015 03:56:00 +0000 20281 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The launch of &ldquo;Little Joe&rdquo; 1B &mdash; a Launch Escape System for the Mercury spacecraft &mdash; conducted on January 21, 1960, from Wallops Island, VA. It flew to a height of 9.3 miles (15.0&nbsp;km) and a distance of 11.7 miles (18.9&nbsp;km.)&nbsp; While that test was a success, in its early years NASA was known more for its launch failures than its progress. The triumphs of orbital, lunar, and Shuttle missions were built to a great extent on the lessons of those failures.</p> To Engage Employees, Address These Basic 'Needs' http://foundrymag.com/opinion/engage-employees-address-these-basic-needs <div class="field-byline"> Ascanio Pignatelli </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Salaries and perks are great, but what employees really want is to be inspired, connected and living a life of purpose. They need to feel valued.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/engage-employees-address-these-basic-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/engage-employees-address-these-basic-needs#comments Opinion Fri, 17 Jul 2015 03:41:00 +0000 20261 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Salaries and perks are great, but what employees really want is to be inspired, connected and living a life of purpose. They need to feel valued. As their leader you need to <em>lead from need</em>.</p> Energy-Saving in Focus for New Furnace Designs http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/energy-saving-focus-new-furnace-designs <div class="node-body article-body">Melting iron or steel or aluminum takes a lot of planning, starting with the selection of a melting system, Energy-savings is a factor of increasing importance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/energy-saving-focus-new-furnace-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/energy-saving-focus-new-furnace-designs#comments Melt/Pour Gold Fri, 17 Jul 2015 03:30:00 +0000 20251 at http://foundrymag.com <p>StrikoWestofen reports full order books for its furnaces from Chinese foundries eager to meet regulatory (and competitive) standards for CO<sub>2</sub> emissions and energy consumption.</p> The Right Machines to Finish the Job http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/right-machines-finish-job <div class="node-body article-body">Grinding, turning, and other machining systems complement foundries’ melting, pouring, and molding operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/right-machines-finish-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/right-machines-finish-job#comments Finishing/MRO Gold Fri, 17 Jul 2015 03:20:00 +0000 20241 at http://foundrymag.com <p>High-volume, high-complexity finishing is supported by integrated automation systems, as shown on this EMAG vertical turning system.</p> EMAG Simulation as the New Platform for Real Progress in Casting Technology http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/simulation-new-platform-real-progress-casting-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Metalcasters use MAGMA5 to simulate mold filling, solidification and cooling. More critically, the software improves product design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/simulation-new-platform-real-progress-casting-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/simulation-new-platform-real-progress-casting-technology#comments Molds/Cores Simulation/IT Gold Fri, 17 Jul 2015 02:55:00 +0000 20231 at http://foundrymag.com <p align="left">The latest update to MAGMA C+M offers multiple new options for predicting and optimizing coremaking, simulating core shooting, gassing, and hardening of organic and inorganic cores. Here, the software simultaneously depicts sand and air flows during core shooting.</p> Tracking IP to Locate the Solution You Need http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/tracking-ip-locate-solution-you-need <div class="field-byline"> Shaheeb Roshan, Christopher B. Austin, and &lt;a HREF=&quot;http://foundrymag.com/author/hathibelagal-roshan&quot;&gt;Dr. Hathibelagal Roshan&lt;/b&gt; </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Analyzing the IP landscape for foundry chemicals reveals a more comprehensive understanding of innovation in the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/tracking-ip-locate-solution-you-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/tracking-ip-locate-solution-you-need#comments Molds/Cores Simulation/IT Gold Fri, 17 Jul 2015 02:39:00 +0000 20221 at http://foundrymag.com <p class="normal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;">Intellectual Property does not yet have a consistent and widely adopted methodology for evaluation. Without a standardized analytical framework, it can be difficult to recognize important trends, opportunities and risks in the IP landscape.</span></p> Patent Landscape Mapping for Foundry Chemicals http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/patent-landscape-mapping-foundry-chemicals <div class="node-body gallery-body">TerraCaptus allows users to customize intellectual property maps, to explain innovation in the market and the positions of key players.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/patent-landscape-mapping-foundry-chemicals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/patent-landscape-mapping-foundry-chemicals#comments Materials Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Fri, 17 Jul 2015 02:18:00 +0000 20211 at http://foundrymag.com Precision Castparts Purchase Adds Carbon, CMC Parts http://foundrymag.com/materials/precision-castparts-purchase-adds-carbon-cmc-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Precision Castparts agreed to buy Composites Horizons LLC, a producer of high-temperature carbon and ceramic composite components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/precision-castparts-purchase-adds-carbon-cmc-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/precision-castparts-purchase-adds-carbon-cmc-parts#comments Materials News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 20291 at http://foundrymag.com <div class="image-description"> <p>CHI&rsquo;s high-temperature composites are used in gas turbine and airframe structures for various Airbus and Boeing programs.</p> </div> Composite Horizons LLC Thin-Wall Iron Casting Picked for R&D Program’s First Project http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/thin-wall-iron-casting-picked-rd-program-s-first-project <div class="node-body article-body">LIFT will concentrate its initial R&D on refining technologies for lightweight, cast iron automotive transmission cases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/thin-wall-iron-casting-picked-rd-program-s-first-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/thin-wall-iron-casting-picked-rd-program-s-first-project#comments Materials Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Simulation/IT News Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:52:00 +0000 20201 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Within the current research by Grede Holdings and Michigan Tech, efforts to develop thin-wall iron castings for automotive transmission cases, with potential weight savings of 30-50%, drew additional support from LIFT partners Eaton Corp. and Comau.</p> Moments, Memories Cast in Bronze http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/moments-memories-cast-bronze <div class="node-body gallery-body">Matthews International in Pittsburgh supplies plaques to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/moments-memories-cast-bronze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/moments-memories-cast-bronze#comments Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:56:00 +0000 20181 at http://foundrymag.com Chassix Restructuring, Recapitalization Approved http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/chassix-restructuring-recapitalization-approved-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Chassix Holdings gained a bankruptcy court’s approval for its Chapter 11 restructuring and recapitalization plan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/chassix-restructuring-recapitalization-approved-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/chassix-restructuring-recapitalization-approved-0#comments Materials Melt/Pour Molds/Cores News Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:58:00 +0000 20171 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Chassix casts aluminum automotive brackets, control arms, cross members, and rear knuckles, at its Bristol, IN, foundry, and numerous other automotive parts in aluminum and ductile iron at 22 other locations worldwide.</p> <I>Jennifer Shephard, The Elkhart Truth</I> Evaluating, Choosing the Ideal Refractory Coating http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/evaluating-choosing-ideal-refractory-coating <div class="node-body article-body">There are many foundry process variables to be considered in the coating selection process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/evaluating-choosing-ideal-refractory-coating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/evaluating-choosing-ideal-refractory-coating#comments Ask the Expert Molds/Cores Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:29:00 +0000 20151 at http://foundrymag.com <p>A disc brake core exhibits the degree of surface detail that influences how a coating should be applied &ndash; which is only one factor in the process of selecting an optimal refractory coating formulation.&nbsp;</p> Tellurium-Free Sampling Cup http://foundrymag.com/new-products/tellurium-free-sampling-cup <div class="node-body article-body">NovaCast introduced a new a tellurium-free sampling device for CGI called the PrEco (Precision Eco- logical) cup. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/tellurium-free-sampling-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/tellurium-free-sampling-cup#comments Materials Melt/Pour New Products Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:38:00 +0000 20131 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The new sampling cup is used with NovaCast&rsquo;s ATAS MetStar adaptive tool for analyzing, stabilizing and optimizing metal production, and helping to improve casting yield and quality.</p> Neenah Reaches Agreement with Foundry’s Union http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/neenah-reaches-agreement-foundry-s-union <div class="node-body article-body">Neenah Enterprises Inc. finalized a three-year labor agreement for workers at Neenah Foundry, in Neenah, WI. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/neenah-reaches-agreement-foundry-s-union" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/neenah-reaches-agreement-foundry-s-union#comments Melt/Pour Molds/Cores News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:17:00 +0000 20121 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Neenah Foundry produces gray and ductile iron castings for heavy truck, off-road, and industrial markets.</p> <I>Mark Hoffman / jsonline.com</I> Grede Closing Foundry in Wisconsin http://foundrymag.com/materials/grede-closing-foundry-wisconsin <div class="node-body article-body">Grede Holdings LLC plans to close the iron foundry in Berlin, WI, as part of its continuing “manufacturing footprint optimization plan.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/grede-closing-foundry-wisconsin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/grede-closing-foundry-wisconsin#comments Materials Melt/Pour Molds/Cores News Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:52:00 +0000 20111 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The Grede Holdings portfolio now covers 13 foundries producing gray, ductile, and specialty-grade iron castings, and three machine shops, in Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolna, and Wisconsin, and Monterrey, Mexico.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <I>Photo by Scott Paulus, Milwaukee Business Journal</I> B&L Information Systems Odyssey Boot Camp http://foundrymag.com/bl-information-systems-odyssey-boot-camp <div class="node-body event-body">Odyssey Boot Camp is a hands-on class focused on understanding Odyssey ERP modules. The class overview of Odyssey business processes is also beneficial for Odyssey software users who may not be familiar with the complete ERP package. </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">B&amp;L Information Systems</span> <div class="street-address"> 4707 Rambo Road </div> <span class="locality">Bridgman</span>, <span class="region">MI</span> <span class="postal-code">49106</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.929335">41° 55' 45.606" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-86.567174">86° 34' 1.8264" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.929335+-86.567174+%284707+Rambo+Road%2C+Bridgman%2C+MI%2C+49106%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>B&amp;L Information Systems will offer an education opportunity specifically for Odyssey customers. Kristine Craft, Manager &ndash; Professional Services, will present an Odyssey Boot Camp training class August 13-14, due to customer demand. The program will offer separate but parallel class tracks for customers who use the Odyssey Windows User Interface (UI), or customers using Odyssey&rsquo;s beta Web UI.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Odyssey Boot Camp is a hands-on class focused on understanding Odyssey ERP modules. The class overview of Odyssey business processes is also beneficial for&nbsp; Odyssey software users who may not be familiar with the complete ERP package.</p> <p>Additionally, class trainers will answer any company specific questions attendees may have.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/bl-information-systems-odyssey-boot-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/bl-information-systems-odyssey-boot-camp#comments 41.929335 -86.567174 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:00:00 +0000 20101 at http://foundrymag.com Identifying Critical Changes in Process Improvement Initiatives http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/identifying-critical-changes-process-improvement-initiatives <div class="node-body article-body">Risk-based thinking, organizational knowledge, and management review are distinct, yet interdependent, considerations for process improvement efforts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/identifying-critical-changes-process-improvement-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/identifying-critical-changes-process-improvement-initiatives#comments Testing/QC Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:38:00 +0000 20041 at http://foundrymag.com Crowds, Commerce Confirm Success for GIFA 2015 http://foundrymag.com/gifa/crowds-commerce-confirm-success-gifa-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Organizers of GIFA 2015 reported that 78,000 visitors attended the five-day program that concluded June 20 in Düsseldorf, Germany. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/gifa/crowds-commerce-confirm-success-gifa-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/gifa/crowds-commerce-confirm-success-gifa-2015#comments GIFA Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Shakeout Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:45:00 +0000 20011 at http://foundrymag.com June 2015 Issue Foundry Magazine http://foundrymag.com/foundry/2015-06-19 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Customized Melting at Betz Industries: Three new induction furnace systems raise throughput for the ductile iron foundry, and much more!</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="content magazine-issue-description clear-block"> <p>Foundry Management &amp; Technology has been an independent source of information for the foundry and metalcasting industries since 1892.<br /> <br /> <em><strong>In this issue</strong></em>, <strong>Customized Melting at Betz Industries</strong>: Three new induction furnace systems raise throughput for the ductile iron foundry, and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to&nbsp;<strong>Foundry Management &amp; Technology</strong>&nbsp;magazine,&nbsp;<a href="http://foundrymag.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/meltpour/customizing-betz-industries-melting-process-higher-productivity">Customizing Betz Industries’ Melting Process for Higher Productivity</a> <a href="/finishingmro/integrated-design-tempering-aluminum-alloy-parts">&quot;Integrated&quot; Design for Tempering Aluminum Alloy Parts</a> <a href="/shakeout/what-you-may-not-know-about-vibratory-shakeout-systems">What You May Not Know About Vibratory Shakeout Systems</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/foundry/2015-06-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 04:00:00 +0000 20001 at http://foundrymag.com Consolidation or Vision? http://foundrymag.com/opinion/consolidation-or-vision <div class="node-body article-body">New automotive products and technologies offer better growth opportunities than consolidating risk. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/consolidation-or-vision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/consolidation-or-vision#comments Opinion Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:10:00 +0000 19931 at http://foundrymag.com Balancing Work, Life, Success, and Happiness http://foundrymag.com/opinion/balancing-work-life-success-and-happiness <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Jamail </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Businesses must understand how employees balance work and personal demands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/balancing-work-life-success-and-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/balancing-work-life-success-and-happiness#comments Opinion Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:02:00 +0000 19881 at http://foundrymag.com <p>&quot;There are no parameters for measuring this balance: the real goal for everyone should be personal and professional separation.&quot;</p>