Foundrymag http://foundrymag.com/rss.xml en Tellurium-Free Sampling Cup for CGI http://foundrymag.com/new-products/tellurium-free-sampling-cup-cgi <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-cgi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/tellurium-free-sampling-cup-cgi#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> Customizing Betz Industries’ Melting Process for Higher Productivity http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/customizing-betz-industries-melting-process-higher-productivity <div class="node-body article-body">Inductotherm carried out a melt-shop replacement program for Betz Industries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/customizing-betz-industries-melting-process-higher-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/customizing-betz-industries-melting-process-higher-productivity#comments Melt/Pour Gold Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:55:00 +0000 19921 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Three 20-mt induction furnaces replaced three 13.5-mt melters, expanding production with precise attention to the details of the Michigan foundry&rsquo;s ongoing operations.</p> HLM Series Molding Machines Ready for the World http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/hlm-series-molding-machines-ready-world <div class="node-body video-body">Hunter Foundry Machinery Corp. is presenting the HLM Series, its latest machplate molding machine concept, to the global market at GIFA 2015. . </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/hlm-series-molding-machines-ready-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/hlm-series-molding-machines-ready-world#comments Molds/Cores Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:33:00 +0000 19941 at http://foundrymag.com Nemak Issuing IPO to Raise $863 Million http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/nemak-issuing-ipo-raise-863-million <div class="node-body article-body">Nemak is planning an initial public offering to start June 30, intending to raise $863 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/nemak-issuing-ipo-raise-863-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/nemak-issuing-ipo-raise-863-million#comments Melt/Pour News Tue, 16 Jun 2015 23:32:00 +0000 19991 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Nemak is contributing well to Grupo Alfa&rsquo;s overall revenues, with steady demand from automakers worldwide for lightweight parts.</p> What You May Not Know About Vibratory Shakeout Systems http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/what-you-may-not-know-about-vibratory-shakeout-systems <div class="node-body article-body">At the shakeout stage of metalcasting, achieving and maintaining low operating cost is standard operating procedure. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/what-you-may-not-know-about-vibratory-shakeout-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/what-you-may-not-know-about-vibratory-shakeout-systems#comments Shakeout Gold Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:49:00 +0000 19911 at http://foundrymag.com <p>This Conveyor Dynamics combination system requires less floor space to achieve optimal performance, with an open design that simplifies mold loading for shakeout, and sand reclamation returns to original grain sizes, low LOI, and tramp metal/debris removal.</p> "Integrated" Design for Tempering Aluminum Alloy Parts http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/integrated-design-tempering-aluminum-alloy-parts <div class="node-body article-body">L&L Special Furnace a two-chamber, high-uniformity annealing installation for a manufacturer of aerospace fasteners and connectors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/integrated-design-tempering-aluminum-alloy-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/integrated-design-tempering-aluminum-alloy-parts#comments Finishing/MRO Materials Molds/Cores Gold Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:36:00 +0000 19901 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The DRQ246 tempering system is a dual furnace arrangement with integrated quenching facilities for annealing aluminum parts.</p> The Evolution of Process Control Into ‘Workflow’ http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/evolution-process-control-workflow <div class="node-body article-body">Metalcasters work to capture the production process details, understand them, and apply that knowledge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/evolution-process-control-workflow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/evolution-process-control-workflow#comments Simulation/IT Gold Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:23:00 +0000 19891 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Every foundry has large and small bits of information flowing back and forth, into and out from the operation, to and from customers, for internal references and outbound reports.</p> Pratt & Whitney, GKN to Share Design, Manufacturing on Jet Engines http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/pratt-whitney-gkn-share-design-manufacturing-jet-engines <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney agreed to share design and manufacturing of two turbine cases for its PurePower PW1400G-JM engine</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/pratt-whitney-gkn-share-design-manufacturing-jet-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/pratt-whitney-gkn-share-design-manufacturing-jet-engines#comments Molds/Cores News Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:58:00 +0000 19981 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The two partners latest agreement covers critical parts of the PW1400G-JM engine, a geared turbofan series to be supplied to Russia&rsquo;s United Aircraft Corp. for its new Irkut MC-21 twin-aisle jet.</p> Clinkenbeard’s New Division Producing Full-Scale Mockups http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/clinkenbeard-s-new-division-producing-full-scale-mockups <div class="node-body article-body">Clinkenbeard established a new division to produce full-scale mock-ups of mechanical systems as prototypes for industrial customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/clinkenbeard-s-new-division-producing-full-scale-mockups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/clinkenbeard-s-new-division-producing-full-scale-mockups#comments Molds/Cores Testing/QC News Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:54:00 +0000 19871 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The first project completed by Clinkenbeard&rsquo;s Mechanical Prototypes division was full-scale mock-up of Pratt &amp; Whitney&rsquo;s F135 afterburning turbofan engine, built for maintenance training and in use now at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.</p> Foundry and Individuals Cited, Fined in OSHA Dispute http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/foundry-and-individuals-cited-fined-osha-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">A foundry, its owner, and three independent consultants have been found in federal criminal contempt for refusing access OSHA inspectors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/foundry-and-individuals-cited-fined-osha-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/foundry-and-individuals-cited-fined-osha-dispute#comments Testing/QC News Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 19861 at http://foundrymag.com Alcoa Adding Hot-Isostatic Pressing for Jet-Engine Parts http://foundrymag.com/materials/alcoa-adding-hot-isostatic-pressing-jet-engine-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa outlined a $22-million investment for hot-isostatic pressing capacity for jet-engine components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/alcoa-adding-hot-isostatic-pressing-jet-engine-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/alcoa-adding-hot-isostatic-pressing-jet-engine-parts#comments Materials Molds/Cores News Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:13:00 +0000 19851 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Alcoa is installing a new hot-isostatic pressing (HIP) system for its largest jet-engine parts.</p> Evaluating Release Agents for Cold Box and No-Bake Foundries http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/evaluating-release-agents-cold-box-and-no-bake-foundries <div class="node-body article-body">Water-based, solvent-based, or 100% active materials offer options for efficiency, longevity</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/evaluating-release-agents-cold-box-and-no-bake-foundries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/evaluating-release-agents-cold-box-and-no-bake-foundries#comments Ask the Expert Molds/Cores Wed, 03 Jun 2015 17:33:00 +0000 19841 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Mold-release agents formulated with 100% active materials are an effective choice for various types of mold substrates, as in this example of a wood pattern.&nbsp;</p> Supersized Castings’ Value Enhanced with High-Power CNC http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/supersized-castings-value-enhanced-high-power-cnc <div class="node-body gallery-body">Voith Hydro maintains an impressive array of machine tools and multi-axis machining centers and most of the machines have the Siemens Sinumerik 840D CNC onboard. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/supersized-castings-value-enhanced-high-power-cnc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/supersized-castings-value-enhanced-high-power-cnc#comments Finishing/MRO Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:34:00 +0000 19831 at http://foundrymag.com AB&I Adopts Hydrogen Fuel for Safety, Efficiency http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/abi-adopts-hydrogen-fuel-safety-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">AB&I Foundry has adopted a hydrogen-based welding and cutting fuel, citing safety and efficiency factors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/abi-adopts-hydrogen-fuel-safety-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/abi-adopts-hydrogen-fuel-safety-efficiency#comments Finishing/MRO Testing/QC News Mon, 01 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0000 19811 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Following its initial hydrogen-fuel development, MagneGas introduced MagneGas2, describing it as &ldquo;a rich mix of gases&rdquo; that achieve a lower flow rate and a flame that behaves like standard cutting fuels (e.g., acetylene), which reduces the need for retraining workers.</p> Alumina Crucibles in Various Sizes, Tolerances http://foundrymag.com/new-products/alumina-crucibles-various-sizes-tolerances <div class="node-body article-body">Goodfellow Ceramic and Glass Division offers alumina crucibles in sizes ranging from 0.03 ml to multi-liter capacity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/new-products/alumina-crucibles-various-sizes-tolerances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/new-products/alumina-crucibles-various-sizes-tolerances#comments Materials Melt/Pour New Products Sat, 30 May 2015 19:56:00 +0000 19801 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Alumina crucibles are available in standard shapes &ndash; conical, cylindrical, cup, rectangular, round, shallow, and tapered &mdash; or designed to match customers&rsquo; drawings.</p> Met Coke World Summit 2015 http://foundrymag.com/met-coke-world-summit-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>For nearly 20 years, the Met Coke World Summit has been the coke, coal and steel industry's key gathering place for industry experts, researchers and investors to address the opportunities and most critical challenges for the industry.</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 William Penn Hotel</span> <div class="street-address"> 530 William Penn Place </div> <span class="locality">Pittsburgh</span>, <span class="region">PA</span> <span class="postal-code">15219</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.440592">40° 26' 26.1312" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-79.996589">79° 59' 47.7204" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.440592+-79.996589+%28530+William+Penn+Place%2C+Pittsburgh%2C+PA%2C+15219%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p class="doc-heading__summary intro" id="ctl00_ctl00_cphBody_cphMainContent_pphMainContent_lt_wpzMainContentA_EventSitePageHeading_ucPageHeading_hcgEventSiteSummary" itemprop="description">For nearly 20 years, the Met Coke World Summit has been the coke, coal and steel industry&#39;s key gathering place for industry experts, researchers and investors to address the opportunities and most critical challenges for the industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/met-coke-world-summit-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/met-coke-world-summit-2015#comments 40.440592 -79.996589 Fri, 29 May 2015 15:19:00 +0000 19791 at http://foundrymag.com Accuride, Daimler Trucks in LTA for Brake Drums http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/accuride-daimler-trucks-lta-brake-drums <div class="node-body article-body">Accuride has a multi-year agreement to supply Gunite cast and machined brake drums to Daimler Trucks North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/accuride-daimler-trucks-lta-brake-drums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/accuride-daimler-trucks-lta-brake-drums#comments Finishing/MRO Materials Melt/Pour News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:39:00 +0000 19781 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Two years ago Accuride introduced the Gunite Silver Lightweight Brake Drums, cast in gray iron as an alternative to steel-shell brake drums.</p> May 2015 Issue Foundry Magazine http://foundrymag.com/foundry/2015-05-26 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">GIFA 2015: Metalcasters’ high-tech, high-value future arrives, 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>GIFA 2015</strong>: Metalcasters&rsquo; high-tech, high-value future arrives, 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="/gifa/metalcasting-s-historic-moment">Metalcasting’s Historic Moment</a> <a href="/testingqc/complex-robotized-molten-metal-sampling-probing">Complex, Robotized Molten-Metal Sampling, Probing</a> <a href="/moldscores/build-and-expansion-3dp">The Build-Up, and the Expansion, of 3DP</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/2015-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 26 May 2015 04:00:00 +0000 19771 at http://foundrymag.com CGI Output Still Rising on Truck, Automotive Demand http://foundrymag.com/materials/cgi-output-still-rising-truck-automotive-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Foundries continue to increase compacted graphite iron production totals, mainly in support of commercial vehicle programs, SinterCast reported. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/cgi-output-still-rising-truck-automotive-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/cgi-output-still-rising-truck-automotive-demand#comments Materials Melt/Pour News Tue, 26 May 2015 02:21:00 +0000 19761 at http://foundrymag.com Tapping the Last Reserve of Growth Potential http://foundrymag.com/opinion/tapping-last-reserve-growth-potential <div class="node-body article-body">In order to grow your company, access the skills, knowledge and abilities of your current workforce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/tapping-last-reserve-growth-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/tapping-last-reserve-growth-potential#comments Opinion Thu, 21 May 2015 22:23:00 +0000 19691 at http://foundrymag.com <p>In the 21<sup>st</sup> Century smart companies are leveraging the inventiveness, ingenuity, creativity, and &ldquo;tricks of the trade&rdquo; to be found in their remaining workforce, drawing on these resources to launch new products and services.</p> Emphasizing Speed in the Quest for Quality http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/emphasizing-speed-quest-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Casting buyers’ demand for precision is important to metalcasting operations too as a mark of productivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/emphasizing-speed-quest-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/emphasizing-speed-quest-quality#comments Testing/QC Wed, 20 May 2015 21:41:00 +0000 19671 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The Olympus Epoch 650 digital ultrasonic flaw detector: it combines conventional ultrasonic flaw detection capability with portability.</p> Customizing Power-Demand Management for Metalcasting http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/customizing-power-demand-management-metalcasting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Melting is what all foundries and diecasters have in common: they all do it in some way, have done so for centuries, and they all assume the risks and costs. For many of them, in particular those operating electric melting systems, it&rsquo;s only in recent years that the extraordinary costs for electric power have become something they can optimize, if not avoid.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/customizing-power-demand-management-metalcasting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/customizing-power-demand-management-metalcasting#comments Melt/Pour Simulation/IT Wed, 20 May 2015 21:26:00 +0000 19661 at http://foundrymag.com