Foundrymag http://foundrymag.com/rss.xml en Affordable Automated Pouring for Flask and Flaskless Horizontal and Vertical Molding Lines http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/affordable-automated-pouring-flask-and-flaskless-horizontal-and-vertical-molding-lines <div class="field-byline"> William R. Pflug </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automated pouring is available to any foundry thanks to a new, economical solution. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/affordable-automated-pouring-flask-and-flaskless-horizontal-and-vertical-molding-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/affordable-automated-pouring-flask-and-flaskless-horizontal-and-vertical-molding-lines#comments Melt/Pour Gold Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:40:00 +0000 18361 at http://foundrymag.com A Lean Approach Expands Online Effectiveness http://foundrymag.com/opinion/lean-approach-expands-online-effectiveness <div class="field-byline"> Barbara W. Castilano </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lean Manufacturing principles identify customer to eliminate waste: use this strategy to make your web presence more impactful.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/lean-approach-expands-online-effectiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/lean-approach-expands-online-effectiveness#comments Opinion Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:23:00 +0000 18351 at http://foundrymag.com Increased Safety, Reliability, Efficiency in Cut-Off Technology http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/increased-safety-reliability-efficiency-cut-technology <div class="node-body article-body">The Fox® Air Float cut-off machine removes gates and risers on smaller or medium-sized castings, without risking safety or quality. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/increased-safety-reliability-efficiency-cut-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/increased-safety-reliability-efficiency-cut-technology#comments Finishing/MRO Gold Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:00:00 +0000 18421 at http://foundrymag.com <p>This version of Vulcan Engineering&rsquo;s Fox<sup>&reg;</sup> Air Float cut-off saw is designed to be installed in its own room. Other models are available with full enclosures, for installation around other workers.</p> Headlines and Hard Work in Automaking http://foundrymag.com/opinion/headlines-and-hard-work-automaking <div class="node-body article-body">Ford’s aluminum F-150 became a primary example of “the rebirth of American manufacturing.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/opinion/headlines-and-hard-work-automaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/opinion/headlines-and-hard-work-automaking#comments Opinion Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:05:00 +0000 18291 at http://foundrymag.com Emerging "Green" Technology for Electric Melting http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/emerging-green-technology-electric-melting <div class="field-byline"> David W. White </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electric melting and holding can reduce emmissions, fossil fuel purchases, and EPA permits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/emerging-green-technology-electric-melting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/emerging-green-technology-electric-melting#comments Melt/Pour Gold Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 18341 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The Schaefer Group Inc. offers its electric immersion-element holding furnace as an opportunity to acheve energy savings in aluminum melting, with ROI in less than three years.</p> 6-Axis Portable Metrology Does More than QC http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/6-axis-portable-metrology-does-more-qc <div class="node-body article-body">Clinkenbeard invested in a portable CMM for manufacturing precision and fast results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/6-axis-portable-metrology-does-more-qc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/6-axis-portable-metrology-does-more-qc#comments Testing/QC Gold Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:51:00 +0000 18441 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Mark Vance, advanced technical specialist at Clinkenbeard, demonstrates the capabilities of the Romer Absolute Arm.</p> Digital Redesign Sets New Standard for Severe-Duty Maniputors http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/digital-redesign-sets-new-standard-severe-duty-maniputors <div class="node-body article-body">Digital controls improve manipulator systems, exploiting practical capabilities while maintaining simplicity and ease of use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/digital-redesign-sets-new-standard-severe-duty-maniputors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/finishingmro/digital-redesign-sets-new-standard-severe-duty-maniputors#comments Finishing/MRO Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:38:00 +0000 18431 at http://foundrymag.com Controlling Slag Defects, Insoluble Buildup in Melting and Holding Furnaces http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/controlling-slag-defects-insoluble-buildup-melting-and-holding-furnaces <div class="field-byline"> Dr. R. L. (Rod) Naro and D. C. Williams </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alkaline-based fluxes are an effective response to quality-control issues related to silica-based refractories and poor quality ferrous metallics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/controlling-slag-defects-insoluble-buildup-melting-and-holding-furnaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/meltpour/controlling-slag-defects-insoluble-buildup-melting-and-holding-furnaces#comments Melt/Pour Gold Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:37:00 +0000 18331 at http://foundrymag.com Costs and Consequences in Buying Used Equipment http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/costs-and-consequences-buying-used-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">There are times when used equipment makes good fiscal sense, and there are times when it makes no sense. </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/moldscores/costs-and-consequences-buying-used-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/costs-and-consequences-buying-used-equipment#comments Molds/Cores Gold Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:10:00 +0000 18321 at http://foundrymag.com The Challenge of Cooling Castings Without 400 Feet of Conveyors http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/challenge-cooling-castings-without-400-feet-conveyors <div class="field-byline"> Claude Hutchens and Amy Donahue </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is a process solution for cooling finished castings when floor space, height, and ventilation are restricted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/challenge-cooling-castings-without-400-feet-conveyors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/challenge-cooling-castings-without-400-feet-conveyors#comments Shakeout Gold Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:31:00 +0000 18411 at http://foundrymag.com Prepare Your Technology Strategy for 3D Printing, Robotics, and the Cloud http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/prepare-your-technology-strategy-3d-printing-robotics-and-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Printing molds, cores, tooling, or parts where needed will accelerate the growth of a business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/prepare-your-technology-strategy-3d-printing-robotics-and-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/simulationit/prepare-your-technology-strategy-3d-printing-robotics-and-cloud#comments Simulation/IT Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:43:00 +0000 18451 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Robotics and simulation software, plus 3D printing, can change the cost structure for metalcasting, deemphasizing tooling and inventory, and raising the importance of product design and cloud-based purchasing and distribution.</p> Metalcasters Want, and Need, the Complete Solution http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/metalcasters-want-and-need-complete-solution <div class="field-byline"> Bill Vondriska and Joe McFarland </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Turnkey engineering speeds and simplifies foundries capital-improvement programs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/metalcasters-want-and-need-complete-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/metalcasters-want-and-need-complete-solution#comments Molds/Cores Gold Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:53:00 +0000 18311 at http://foundrymag.com Reclaiming Sand, Metal is a Strategy for Reclaiming Costs http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/reclaiming-sand-metal-strategy-reclaiming-costs <div class="field-byline"> Mark Didion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Foundries that dump spent sand mixed with tramp metal must realize that they will have to clean up the site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/reclaiming-sand-metal-strategy-reclaiming-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/shakeout/reclaiming-sand-metal-strategy-reclaiming-costs#comments Shakeout Gold Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:51:00 +0000 18401 at http://foundrymag.com <p>A Didion rotary lump crusher/sand reclaimer, with a Conveyor Dynamics vibratory feed conveyor.</p> GE Aviation Wants Alternatives to Investment Castings http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/ge-aviation-wants-alternatives-investment-castings <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation wants lower-cost, faster alternatives to investment castings for jet engine parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/ge-aviation-wants-alternatives-investment-castings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/ge-aviation-wants-alternatives-investment-castings#comments Molds/Cores News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:35:00 +0000 18501 at http://foundrymag.com Establishing, Documenting the Link Between Training and Growth http://foundrymag.com/feature/establishing-documenting-link-between-training-and-growth <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tooling-U documents the effects for manufacturers that identify the value of human capital. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/feature/establishing-documenting-link-between-training-and-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/feature/establishing-documenting-link-between-training-and-growth#comments Feature Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:51:00 +0000 18491 at http://foundrymag.com Bradken to Close Washington Steel Foundry http://foundrymag.com/materials/bradken-close-washington-steel-foundry <div class="node-body article-body">Bradken plans to close its foundry in Chehalis, WA, and consolidate the operations with other plants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/materials/bradken-close-washington-steel-foundry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/materials/bradken-close-washington-steel-foundry#comments Materials News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:58:00 +0000 18481 at http://foundrymag.com Ohio Foundry Cited by OSHA for Noise, Silica Dust Hazards http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/ohio-foundry-cited-osha-noise-silica-dust-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">OSHA charged MCM Precision Casting with 18 safety and health violations concerning “dangerous noise levels” and silica dust. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/ohio-foundry-cited-osha-noise-silica-dust-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/testingqc/ohio-foundry-cited-osha-noise-silica-dust-hazards#comments Finishing/MRO Testing/QC News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:08:00 +0000 18471 at http://foundrymag.com <p>OSHA has elevated its emphasis on the dangers of crystalline silica exposure, explaining it makes workers susceptible to lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and kidney disease.</p> Tips for Maintaining Pneumatic Sand-Conveying Systems http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/tips-maintaining-pneumatic-sand-conveying-systems <div class="field-byline"> Chris Doerschlag </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A low-velocity pneumatic sand-conveying system can be designed for semi-continuous transfer of dry sand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/tips-maintaining-pneumatic-sand-conveying-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/tips-maintaining-pneumatic-sand-conveying-systems#comments Materials Molds/Cores Gold Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:19:00 +0000 18301 at http://foundrymag.com <p>The battery of a Klein Plug Flo<sup>&reg;</sup> sand transporter distributing sand for a large foundry.</p> Titanium Europe 2015 http://foundrymag.com/titanium-europe-2015-0 <div class="node-body event-body">Titanium Europe 2015 will provide a platform to gain insights into the European titanium industry and will serve as a premier networking venue for business executives.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hilton Birmingham Metropole</span> <div class="street-address"> Pendigo Way, Marston Green </div> <span class="locality">National Exhibition Centre</span>, <span class="region">BIR</span> <span class="postal-code">B40 1PP</span> <div class="country-name">United Kingdom</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.520661">33° 31' 14.3796" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-86.802490">86° 48' 8.964" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.co.uk?q=Pendigo+Way%2C+Marston+Green%2C+National+Exhibition+Centre%2C+B40+1PP%2C+uk">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Titanium Europe 2015 will provide a platform to gain insights into the European titanium industry and will serve as a premier networking venue for business executives.&nbsp; Presenters provide outlooks on world supply and demand, illuminate developments on the ever-lengthening global supply chain, clarify near-term business trends driving the key commercial aerospace sector, report on the dynamics of the titanium industry in developing new industrial markets and development of innovative products, and will share insights on the potential for 3-D titanium additive manufacturing as a novel, game-changing technology.<br /> <br /> The Birmingham UK venue for Titanium Europe 2015 is anticipated to draw a strong attendance of industry professionals &amp; consumers of titanium to discuss the dynamics of this ever changing industry. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/titanium-europe-2015-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/titanium-europe-2015-0#comments 33.520661 -86.802490 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:06:00 +0000 18461 at http://foundrymag.com 16th Latin American Foundry Fair / 17th Foundry Congress http://foundrymag.com/16th-latin-american-foundry-fair-17th-foundry-congress <div class="node-body event-body">Latin America’s largest metalcasting event, the 16th Latin American Foundry Fair (FENAF 2015), and in parallel the 17th Foundry Congress (CONAF 2015), will be presented by the Brazilian Foundry Association (ABIFA) at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo. </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Expo Center Norte</span> <div class="street-address"> Rua José Bernardo Pinto, 333 </div> <span class="locality">Vila Guilherme, São Paulo</span>, <span class="region">SP</span> <span class="postal-code">02055-000</span> <div class="country-name">Brazil</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com.br?q=Rua+Jos%C3%A9+Bernardo+Pinto%2C+333%2C+Vila+Guilherme%2C+S%C3%A3o+Paulo%2C+SP%2C+02055-000%2C+br+%28Expo+Center+Norte%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Latin America&rsquo;s largest metalcasting event, the 16th Latin American Foundry Fair (FENAF 2015), and in parallel the 17th Foundry Congress (CONAF 2015), will be presented by the Brazilian Foundry Association (ABIFA) at the Expo Center Norte in S&atilde;o Paulo. The fair and congress are expected to receive over 400 companies from Brazil and abroad, and roughly 30,000 visitors from various countries.<br /> &quot;Representatives of companies and organizations from countries that import and export foundry-related products will be at FENAF 2015 to showcase the industry&rsquo;s main trends and technologies relating to the casting of iron, steel, and nonferrous metals, and also to carry out global business deals,&rdquo; stated Remo De Simone, ABIFA president.<br /> ABIFA &ndash; through an agreement with Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Agency for the Promotion of Exports and Investments) &ndash; will hold Business Rounds, featuring the participation of 10 international buyers of metalcastings from several countries around the world, who will conduct meetings with the companies registered in the Foundry Brazil project.<br /> Brazil is the seventh-largest market for metalcasting production, accounting for around 3 million metric tons per year and revenues exceeding US$11 billion.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/16th-latin-american-foundry-fair-17th-foundry-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/16th-latin-american-foundry-fair-17th-foundry-congress#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:10:00 +0000 18391 at http://foundrymag.com B&L Information Systems Spectrum 2015 http://foundrymag.com/bl-information-systems-spectrum-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Spectrum is the users’ conference for B&amp;L Information Systems' Odyssey and BLIS software customers.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot</span> <div class="street-address"> 225 3rd Avenue South </div> <span class="locality">Minneapolis</span>, <span class="region">MN</span> <span class="postal-code">55401</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=225+3rd+Avenue+South%2C+Minneapolis%2C+MN%2C+55401%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="column"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.000000pt; font-family: 'Helvetica'">B&amp;L Information Systems, developer of ERP software for foundries and diecasters, will host the Spectrum 2015 users conference September 27-29 at the Depot Renaissance in Minneapolis. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12.000000pt; font-family: 'Helvetica'">Spectrum kicks-off with an evening welcome and networking event on Sunday, September 27, followed by two full days of classroom education sessions. Classroom sessions typically include numerous mini-class options, several sets of panel discussions, and moderated idea swap gatherings plus exploratory classes with B&amp;L business partners as a value-add. B&amp;L staff is&nbsp; available for in-person meetings to review any company specific questions. </span></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/bl-information-systems-spectrum-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/bl-information-systems-spectrum-2015#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:31:00 +0000 18371 at http://foundrymag.com Grede and Affiliates Now Listed Following IPO http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/grede-and-affiliates-now-listed-following-ipo <div class="node-body article-body">Grede Holdings and two forging manufacturers have been combined in a new holding company and listed in recent IPO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/grede-and-affiliates-now-listed-following-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/grede-and-affiliates-now-listed-following-ipo#comments Melt/Pour Molds/Cores News Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:46:00 +0000 18281 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Automotive castings, out of the mold and proceeding to finishing at Grede Holdings&rsquo; ferrous foundry in St. Cloud, MN. A $17.5-million was initiated there in January 2015.</p> Photo by Matt Matt McLoone / www.MattMcLoone.com EPA Endorses Reuse for Spent Foundry Sand http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/epa-endorses-reuse-spent-foundry-sand <div class="node-body article-body">EPA completed a risk assessment of foundry sand recycling, concluding that some environmental benefits may be expected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/epa-endorses-reuse-spent-foundry-sand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/epa-endorses-reuse-spent-foundry-sand#comments Materials Molds/Cores News Mon, 19 Jan 2015 04:29:00 +0000 18271 at http://foundrymag.com <p>&ldquo;Advancing the environmentally sound, beneficial use of industrial materials, such as spent foundry sands, provides substantial opportunities for addressing climate change and air quality,&rdquo; according to an EPA administrator.</p> More Expert Tips for Metalcasting Best Practices http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/more-expert-tips-metalcasting-best-practices <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">"Ask the Expert" lets FMT readers to propose questions or describe problems, and obtain insight to solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/more-expert-tips-metalcasting-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/ask-expert/more-expert-tips-metalcasting-best-practices#comments Ask the Expert Melt/Pour Molds/Cores Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:36:00 +0000 18261 at http://foundrymag.com ICI Spring Management Meeting http://foundrymag.com/ici-spring-management-meeting-0 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Investment Casting Institute’s 2015 Spring Management Meeting addresses management concerns of ICI member companies. Topics ranging from personnel issues to government regulations to health and safety and environmental concerns are included in this annual event. The Spring Management Meeting is open to North American members only.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hilton Orlando</span> <div class="street-address"> 1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard </div> <span class="locality">Lake Buena Vista</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <span class="postal-code">32830</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=1751+Hotel+Plaza+Boulevard%2C+Lake+Buena+Vista%2C+FL%2C+32830%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Investment Casting Institute&rsquo;s 2015 Spring Management Meeting addresses management concerns of ICI member companies. Topics ranging from personnel issues to government regulations to health and safety and environmental concerns are included in this annual event. The Spring Management Meeting is open to North American <em>members only</em>.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/ici-spring-management-meeting-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/ici-spring-management-meeting-0#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:38:00 +0000 18251 at http://foundrymag.com Dynacast Sold Again in $1.1-Billion Deal http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/dynacast-sold-again-11-billion-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Dynacast International is changing hands in $1.1 billion transfer of shares among private investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/dynacast-sold-again-11-billion-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/dynacast-sold-again-11-billion-deal#comments Molds/Cores News Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:09:00 +0000 18241 at http://foundrymag.com <p>Dynacast has 23 plants in 16 countries, producing aluminum, magnesium, and zinc diecastings, and copper and specialty steel metal injection-moldings.</p> Magellan Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney Canada in New 10-Year Contract http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/magellan-aerospace-pratt-whitney-canada-new-10-year-contract-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Magellan Aerospace has a new, 10-year supply agreement for magnesium and aluminum sand castings to Pratt & Whitney Canada. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/magellan-aerospace-pratt-whitney-canada-new-10-year-contract-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/moldscores/magellan-aerospace-pratt-whitney-canada-new-10-year-contract-0#comments Molds/Cores Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:19:00 +0000 18231 at http://foundrymag.com <p>&ldquo;Magellan has invested and will continue to invest in innovative new technologies, such as robotics and 3D sand printing, to meet its commitment to achieve the highest standard of product and performance,&rdquo; according to the group&rsquo;s president and CEO, Phillip Underwood.</p> 7 Tips for Taking Your Operation Mobile http://foundrymag.com/feature/7-tips-taking-your-operation-mobile <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">As the degree of power and knowledge at our fingertips continues to reach new limits and further pervade daily life, manufacturing professionals should seriously consider its role on the shop floor, in the office, and in the field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://foundrymag.com/feature/7-tips-taking-your-operation-mobile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://foundrymag.com/feature/7-tips-taking-your-operation-mobile#comments Feature Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:54:00 +0000 18211 at http://foundrymag.com Are you attending the 2015 GIFA Trade Fair? 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