Foundrymag http://foundrymag.com/rss.xml en In a Changing Market, Grede Keeps on Truckin’ http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/changing-market-grede-keeps-truckin <div class="node-body article-body">Grede Holdings is reaffirming its dedication to commercial vehicle manufacturing and the automotive supply chain</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/changing-market-grede-keeps-truckin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/changing-market-grede-keeps-truckin#comments Materials Molds/Cores Gold Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:11:00 +0000 19361 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Grede Holdings is reaffirming its dedication to commercial vehicle manufacturing and the automotive supply chain.</p> In What Do We Trust? http://foundrymag.com/opinion/what-do-we-trust <div class="node-body article-body">To be human is to doubt, to reserve a share of uncertainty. This is a problem for modern times, one that cannot be solved by engineering or technology or global market economics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/what-do-we-trust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/what-do-we-trust#comments Opinion Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:17:00 +0000 19321 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The statistics demonstrating that airline travel is safe does not keep away the doubts built into human nature.</p> Palmer, Maus in North American Manufacturing Partnership http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/palmer-maus-north-american-manufacturing-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Maus S.r.l., is forming a North American sales and manufacturing joint venture with Palmer Manufacturing & Supply Inc., to be headquartered in Springfield, OH.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/palmer-maus-north-american-manufacturing-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/palmer-maus-north-american-manufacturing-partnership#comments Finishing/MRO Molds/Cores News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:17:00 +0000 19421 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Maus automatic grinding and vertical turning machinery are supplied to metalcasting, automotive, off-highway, railway, energy, aerospace, and power transmission manufacturers.</p> April 2015 Issue Foundry Magazine http://foundrymag.com/foundry/2015-04-20 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, 3DPs New Dimensions -- The Additive Manufacturing revolution has become an evolutionary process of designers, developers, and metalcasters finding new ways to convert concepts into three-dimensional products, and much more!</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>3DPs New Dimensions --&nbsp; </strong>The Additive Manufacturing revolution has become an evolutionary process of designers, developers, and metalcasters finding new ways to convert concepts into three-dimensional products, 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="/simulationit/new-dimensions-3dp">The New Dimensions of 3DP</a> <a href="/shakeout/new-use-spent-sands-lining-landfill">New Use for Spent Sands: Lining the Landfill</a> <a href="/shakeout/economical-fine-dust-extraction-technique-detailed">Economical Fine-Dust Extraction Technique Detailed </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/2015-04-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 19411 at http://foundrymag.com GE Aviation Picks Winners in Pitch for Casting Alternatives http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/ge-aviation-picks-winners-pitch-casting-alternatives <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation selected proposals by Burloak Technologies and buyCastings.com as winners of its “open innovation challenge” for aviation structural castings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/ge-aviation-picks-winners-pitch-casting-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/ge-aviation-picks-winners-pitch-casting-alternatives#comments Molds/Cores News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:48:00 +0000 19401 at http://foundrymag.com The New Dimensions of 3DP http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/new-dimensions-3dp <div class="node-body article-body">The additive manufacturing revolution has become an evolution for process technology, material science, and design and control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/new-dimensions-3dp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/new-dimensions-3dp#comments Molds/Cores Simulation/IT Gold Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:54:00 +0000 19351 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The original design was defined an evaluated using using Inspire, a concept design and optimization tool based on Altair&rsquo;s OptiStruct optimization solver.</p> Economical Fine-Dust Extraction Technique Detailed http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/economical-fine-dust-extraction-technique-detailed <div class="node-body article-body">A Chinese steelmaker will be the first to test a new dust extraction and filtration system, developed by the SMS Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/economical-fine-dust-extraction-technique-detailed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/economical-fine-dust-extraction-technique-detailed#comments Molds/Cores Shakeout Gold Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:39:00 +0000 19341 at http://foundrymag.com New Use for Spent Sands: Lining the Landfill http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/new-use-spent-sands-lining-landfill <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental engineers propose spent foundry sands as a low water-permeability barrier in landfills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/new-use-spent-sands-lining-landfill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/new-use-spent-sands-lining-landfill#comments Materials Molds/Cores Shakeout Gold Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:30:00 +0000 19331 at http://foundrymag.com <p>TRC and Wisconsin Foundry Inc., tested sand byproduct as landfill liner system, an application approved by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in May 2014.</p> Continuous Education is Continuous Improvement http://foundrymag.com/opinion/continuous-education-continuous-improvement <div class="field-byline"> Walt Grassl </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The talent and success you have demonstrated before will not ensure your continued success. Education must be continuous.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/continuous-education-continuous-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/continuous-education-continuous-improvement#comments Opinion Wed, 15 Apr 2015 02:20:00 +0000 19371 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Having employees who will improve themselves beyond the standards of the company-sponsored training is critical to an organization that aims to be innovative and constantly improving.</p> GM Tech Center in Line for $1B Update http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/gm-tech-center-line-1b-update <div class="node-body article-body">General Motors Corp. is preparing a $1-billion capital-improvement program at the GM Technical Center in Warren, MI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/gm-tech-center-line-1b-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/gm-tech-center-line-1b-update#comments Materials Melt/Pour News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:37:00 +0000 19381 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The General Motors Technical Center was developed from 1949-1955 at a cost of approximately $100 million. While it was cited as the most outstanding architectural project of its era by the American Institute of Architects in 1986, it&rsquo;s now in due for an extensive &ldquo;restoration and renovation,&rdquo; according to a GM spokesman.</p> EuroGuss 2016 http://foundrymag.com/euroguss-2016 <div class="node-body event-body">EUROGUSS, an every-two-years event and the largest trade fair of its kind in Europe, focuses on innovative solutions for diecasting processes, including aluminum, magnesium, and zinc diecasting. The product presentations are enhanced with themes like rapid prototyping, CNC machines, metal alloys, diecasting molds, peripheral devices, joining processes, process optimization, energy efficiency, material testing, diecasting machinery, and 3D printing.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Nürnberg Exhibition Center</span> <div class="street-address"> Messezentrum 1 </div> <span class="locality">Nürnberg</span>, <span class="region">BY</span> <span class="postal-code">90471</span> <div class="country-name">Germany</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="49.417030">49° 25' 1.308" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="11.115180">11° 6' 54.648" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=Messezentrum+1%2C+90471%2C+N%C3%BCrnberg%2C+de">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>EUROGUSS, an every-two-years event and the largest trade fair of its kind in Europe, focuses on innovative solutions for diecasting processes, including aluminum, magnesium, and zinc diecasting. The product presentations are enhanced with themes like rapid prototyping, CNC machines, metal alloys, diecasting molds, peripheral devices, joining processes, process optimization, energy efficiency, material testing, diecasting machinery, and 3D printing.</p> <p>Around 550 exhibitors (up from 470 in 2014) and approximately 12,000 visitors are expected. In order to offer all exhibitors sufficient space for their fair stands, an additional exhibition hall is to be opened. In addition to exhibition Halls 7 and 7A, Hall 6 will be filled to round off the event&rsquo;s venues via the Congress Centre NCC Ost.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/euroguss-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/euroguss-2016#comments 49.417030 11.115180 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:36:00 +0000 19311 at http://foundrymag.com IBC Winning Orders for High-Tech, Lightweight Parts http://foundrymag.com/materials/ibc-winning-orders-high-tech-lightweight-parts <div class="node-body article-body">IBC Engineered Materials will supply investment castings to UTC Aerospace Systems as parts of “critical imaging systems” for military aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/ibc-winning-orders-high-tech-lightweight-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/ibc-winning-orders-high-tech-lightweight-parts#comments Materials News Thu, 09 Apr 2015 01:48:00 +0000 19301 at http://foundrymag.com <p>In March IBC Engineered Materials Corp. received a purchase order from Kaman Corporation to supply &ldquo;critical imaging system components&rdquo; for U.S. naval and foreign military tactical aircraft. Kaman is high-tech aerospace and industry systems, including electro-optical systems for the U.S. Department of Defense and similar agencies. Kaman is establishing product lines to enable addressing customer needs quickly with mature advanced technologies. These products include:</p> Developers Planning Huge Automotive Foundry in Gulf Region http://foundrymag.com/materials/developers-planning-huge-automotive-foundry-gulf-region <div class="node-body article-body">Abu Dhabi Ports signed Advanced Manufacturing Solutions (AMS) to develop a foundry producing up to 300,000 metric tons/year of automotive parts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/developers-planning-huge-automotive-foundry-gulf-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/developers-planning-huge-automotive-foundry-gulf-region#comments Materials News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:41:00 +0000 19281 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The Khalifa Port is Abu Dhabi Ports&#39; flagship, deep-water, described as &ldquo;the gateway to Abu Dhabi,&rdquo; conceived to handle up to 35 million metric tons/year of container traffic.</p> Browser-Based UI for Metalcasting ERP http://foundrymag.com/new-products/browser-based-ui-metalcasting-erp <div class="node-body article-body">B&L Information Systems is issuing Odyssey 4.7 MR1, a new version of its Odyssey enterprise resource planning (ERP) software platform for foundries and diecasters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/browser-based-ui-metalcasting-erp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/browser-based-ui-metalcasting-erp#comments New Products Simulation/IT Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:29:00 +0000 19271 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Odyssey is an enterprise software platform designed to manage data from all business functions in a metalcasting operation, and report up-to-date information to all level levels of the organization, automatically, for on-time and on-budget performance.</p> What, Why, and Where for Chilling Large Molds http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/what-why-and-where-chilling-large-molds <div class="node-body article-body">"Chills" are effective for controlling heat loss in metal casting but there are difficulties perfecting the technique. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/what-why-and-where-chilling-large-molds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/what-why-and-where-chilling-large-molds#comments Ask the Expert Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Sun, 05 Apr 2015 01:03:00 +0000 19251 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Placing &quot;chills&quot; in a sand mold can help to control heat transfer, but the proper handling and placement of the metal part requires some customization by the metalcaster.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Foundry Minerals & Markets Forum 2015 http://foundrymag.com/foundry-minerals-markets-forum-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Foundry Minerals &amp; Markets Forum 2015 will present a specific focus on the supply chain for industrial minerals used in metalcasting, such as molding sands, sand additives, coating and wash additives, and investment casting shell materials. Leading experts will discuss the latest trends in supply and demand for foundry minerals, such as bentonite, silica sand, chromite, zircon, and graphite.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Atlantic Congress Hotel</span> <div class="street-address"> Norbertstrasse 2 </div> <span class="locality">Essen</span>, <span class="region">NW</span> <span class="postal-code">45131</span> <div class="country-name">Germany</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="51.427324">51° 25' 38.3664" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="6.994171">6° 59' 39.0156" E</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=Norbertstrasse+2%2C+45131%2C+Essen%2C+de">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Foundry Minerals &amp; Markets Forum 2015 will present a specific focus on the supply chain for industrial minerals used in metalcasting, such as molding sands, sand additives, coating and wash additives, and investment casting shell materials. Leading experts will discuss the latest trends in supply and demand for foundry minerals, such as bentonite, silica sand, chromite, zircon, and graphite.</p> <p>The Forum, which takes place the day before the start of the GIFA foundry trade fair in neighboring Dusseldorf, will be of interest to all those active in the development, supply, processing, trading, distribution, and consumption of foundry minerals.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/foundry-minerals-markets-forum-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/foundry-minerals-markets-forum-2015#comments 51.427324 6.994171 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:10:00 +0000 19241 at http://foundrymag.com 235-Year-Old Foundry is a Vision of the Future http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/235-year-old-foundry-vision-future <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kurtz Ersa Corporation, in business for 235 years, inaugurated its new ‘Smart Foundry’ in Germany.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/235-year-old-foundry-vision-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/235-year-old-foundry-vision-future#comments Melt/Pour Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:44:00 +0000 19231 at http://foundrymag.com Fast, Safe Mold Drying for Medium or Large Castings http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/fast-safe-mold-drying-medium-or-large-castings <div class="node-body article-body">ASK Chemicals’ Solitec™ drying technology products achieve both productivity and process safety for foundries producing medium- or large-dimension castings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/fast-safe-mold-drying-medium-or-large-castings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/fast-safe-mold-drying-medium-or-large-castings#comments Molds/Cores New Products Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:40:00 +0000 19221 at http://foundrymag.com UK Metalcasting R&D Effort Secures $115M Funding http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/uk-metalcasting-rd-effort-secures-115m-funding <div class="node-body article-body">The U.K. government awarded a $22.5-million grant to finance the Advanced Metal Casting Centre –a basic research center for industrial and commercial scale testing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/uk-metalcasting-rd-effort-secures-115m-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/uk-metalcasting-rd-effort-secures-115m-funding#comments Materials Melt/Pour News Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:16:00 +0000 19211 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Sarginsons, an aluminum diecaster and an industrial partner to AMCC, supplied a Jaguar Land Rover diecasting tool for a new low-pressure diecasting machine to be installed at the Advanced Metal Casting Centre. The diecaster also will provide engineering expertise to operate the system.</p> BorgWarner Expands in Mexico to Produce EGR Valves http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/borgwarner-expands-mexico-produce-egr-valves <div class="node-body article-body">BorgWarner expanded operations at Ramos-Arizpe, Mexico, to produce exhaust gas recirculation modules, ignition coils, and coolant control valves for gas and diesel engines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/borgwarner-expands-mexico-produce-egr-valves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/borgwarner-expands-mexico-produce-egr-valves#comments Melt/Pour News Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:25:00 +0000 19201 at http://foundrymag.com High-Efficiency Dry Ice Delivery System http://foundrymag.com/new-products/high-efficiency-dry-ice-delivery-system <div class="node-body article-body">Cold Jet’s E160 Pelletizer dry ice extruder has minimal space requirements and manufactures 3- to 16-mm dry ice pellets on demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/high-efficiency-dry-ice-delivery-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/high-efficiency-dry-ice-delivery-system#comments Finishing/MRO New Products Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:30:00 +0000 19191 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Cold Jet&rsquo;s dry ice production equipment produces consistent, high-density dry ice for transportation and blasting and has been engineered to extrude the highest density dry ice available.</p> 7Epsilon's Seven Steps to Foundry Cost and Energy Savings http://foundrymag.com/datasheet/7epsilons-seven-steps-foundry-cost-and-energy-savings <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/7epsilons-seven-steps-foundry-cost-and-energy-savings" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://foundrymag.com/site-files/foundrymag.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/7EpsilonSevenSteps0315pdf595.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">The 7Epsilon principles go beyond Six Sigma thinking on knowledge management and continual process improvement to achieve savings in operating cost and energy consumption.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/datasheet/7epsilons-seven-steps-foundry-cost-and-energy-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Melt/Pour Gold Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:55:00 +0000 19181 at http://foundrymag.com 'A' is for Aerospace, and Alcoa... 'B' is for Billions ... http://foundrymag.com/materials/aerospace-and-alcoa-b-billions <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Alcoa Pushes Aggressive Investment, Expansion Strategy for Aerospace</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/aerospace-and-alcoa-b-billions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/aerospace-and-alcoa-b-billions#comments Materials Melt/Pour Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:42:00 +0000 19161 at http://foundrymag.com Pump/Valve Producer Set to Open New Foundry http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/pumpvalve-producer-set-open-new-foundry <div class="node-body article-body">GIW Industries will open a new iron foundry in Grovetown, GA, in April, part of a five-year expansion program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/pumpvalve-producer-set-open-new-foundry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/pumpvalve-producer-set-open-new-foundry#comments Melt/Pour News Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:54:00 +0000 19151 at http://foundrymag.com <p>GIW Industries&rsquo; metalcasting expansion will include heat treating for its line of cast iron pump products.</p> Valve World Americas Expo & Conference http://foundrymag.com/valve-world-americas-expo-conference <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Valve World Americas Expo &amp; Conference 2015 will once again welcome thousands of attendees to get a broad overview of the latest technologies, components and systems in the field of industrial flow control presented by over 150 exhibitors from the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, India and Mexico.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">George R. Brown Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 1001 Avenida De Las Americas </div> <span class="locality">Houston</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <span class="postal-code">77010</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="29.752207">29° 45' 7.9452" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-95.358021">95° 21' 28.8756" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=29.752207+-95.358021+%281001+Avenida+De+Las+Americas%2C+Houston%2C+TX%2C+77010%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Valve World Americas Expo &amp; Conference, will return to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX from July 15 &ndash; 16, 2015. After the premiere event in 2011 in the Woodlands Waterways Marriott Hotel &amp; Convention Center near Houston, the event moved to the Houston Convention Center in 2013 in order to accommodate the increased exhibit space requests.</p> <p>The Valve World Americas Expo &amp; Conference 2015 will once again welcome thousands of attendees to get a broad overview of the latest technologies, components and systems in the field of industrial flow control presented by over 150 exhibitors from the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, India and Mexico.</p> <p>As the meeting point for the flow control industry, the Valve World Americas Expo &amp; Conference will offer a technologically in-depth conference program, product showcases on the expo floor and important networking opportunities. The 2015 event is geared towards end users, consultants, distributors, manufacturers and suppliers to network to share experiences and discover new products and innovations.</p> <p>This conference with an exhibition component will again be a collaboration between Messe D&uuml;sseldorf and KCI Publishing, both already cooperating for the Valve World Expo held in D&uuml;sseldorf, Germany every two years.&nbsp; Both partners will use their expertise from Valve World Expo in Europe to continue to develop Valve World Americas Expo &amp; Conference into a leading event for the industry on the North and South American continents.<br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/valve-world-americas-expo-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/valve-world-americas-expo-conference#comments 29.752207 -95.358021 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:21:00 +0000 19141 at http://foundrymag.com 2015 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference - Montreal http://foundrymag.com/2015-flow-3d-americas-users-conference-montreal <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The conference will feature customer presentations that focus on validations, benchmarks and case studies, as well as the latest developments for FLOW-3D presented by Flow Science’s Director of Business Development, Amir Isfahani.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Omni Hotel</span> <div class="street-address"> 1050 Sherbrooke St. </div> <span class="locality">Montreal</span>, <span class="region">QC</span> <span class="postal-code">H3A 2R6</span> <div class="country-name">Canada</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="45.502202">45° 30' 7.9272" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-73.575932">73° 34' 33.3552" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.ca?q=1050+Sherbrooke+St.%2C+Montreal%2C+QC%2C+H3A+2R6%2C+ca">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The conference will feature customer presentations and posters from both industry and academia that focus on validations, benchmarks and case studies, as well as the latest developments for <em>FLOW-3D</em> presented by Flow Science&rsquo;s Director of Business Development, Amir Isfahani.</p> <p>A half-day of FlowSight&trade; training will be offered the afternoon of September 24. The conference on the 25th will be followed by a reception for all the conference attendees. All <em>FLOW-3D</em>, <em>FLOW-3D</em>/MP, and <em>FLOW-3D</em> Cast users&mdash;and anyone interested in the <em>FLOW-3D</em> product suite&mdash;are invited to attend the conference.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/2015-flow-3d-americas-users-conference-montreal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/2015-flow-3d-americas-users-conference-montreal#comments 45.502202 -73.575932 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:50:00 +0000 19121 at http://foundrymag.com 2015 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference - Denver http://foundrymag.com/2015-flow-3d-americas-users-conference-denver <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The conference will feature customer presentations that focus on validations, benchmarks and case studies, as well as the latest developments for FLOW-3D presented by Flow Science’s Director of Business Development, Amir Isfahani.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hotel Monaco</span> <div class="street-address"> 1717 Champa Street </div> <span class="locality">Denver</span>, <span class="region">CO</span> <span class="postal-code">80202</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.747838">39° 44' 52.2168" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-104.992578">104° 59' 33.2808" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.747838+-104.992578+%281717+Champa+Street%2C+Denver%2C+CO%2C+80202%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The conference will feature customer presentations and posters from both industry and academia that focus on validations, benchmarks and case studies, as well as the latest developments for <em>FLOW-3D</em> presented by Flow Science&rsquo;s Director of Business Development, Amir Isfahani.</p> <p>A half-day of FlowSight&trade; training will be offered the afternoon of September 21, preceding the Users Conferences. All <em>FLOW-3D</em>, <em>FLOW-3D</em>/MP, and <em>FLOW-3D</em> Cast users&mdash;and anyone interested in the <em>FLOW-3D</em> product suite&mdash;are invited to attend the conference.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/2015-flow-3d-americas-users-conference-denver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/2015-flow-3d-americas-users-conference-denver#comments 39.747838 -104.992578 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:48:00 +0000 19131 at http://foundrymag.com New Inorganic Binder Formulations Improve Cores, Shakeout http://foundrymag.com/new-products/new-inorganic-binder-formulations-improve-cores-shakeout <div class="node-body article-body">ASK Chemicals Inotec TC 5000 and Inotec HS 3000 inorganic developments lead to improved shakeout and higher moisture stability of the cores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/new-inorganic-binder-formulations-improve-cores-shakeout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/new-inorganic-binder-formulations-improve-cores-shakeout#comments Molds/Cores New Products Shakeout Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:32:00 +0000 19171 at http://foundrymag.com Three Steps to Filling the Skills Gap http://foundrymag.com/opinion/three-steps-filling-skills-gap <div class="field-byline"> Carrie Van Daele </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you cannot leverage the talent in your organization you may be sabotaging your organization’s potential</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/three-steps-filling-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/three-steps-filling-skills-gap#comments Opinion Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:22:00 +0000 19011 at http://foundrymag.com <p>If your focus has been on correction, overproduction, motion, material handling, waiting, inventory, and processing &mdash; you may be sabotaging your organization by being fashionably lean and ignoring human potential/talent. &nbsp;Your organization will struggle to fill the skills gap, to grow market share, production, revenue, and income stream.</p> Watching and Learning http://foundrymag.com/opinion/watching-and-learning <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s entertainment is diversion bordering on voyeurism. Let’s hope the audience sees no extension of itself there.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/watching-and-learning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/watching-and-learning#comments Opinion Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:34:00 +0000 19001 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Like the Greek and Renaissance dramatists, the producers of <em>Star Trek</em> understood that entertainment had to instruct from high ideals, and elevate the audience&rsquo;s awareness, not pander to its anxieties.</p>