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Published monthly by the American Foundry Society, MODERN CASTING magazine presents the North American metalcasting industry with technical and management information for operational and business decisionmaking. The information and ideas presented in MODERN CASTING do not necessarily refl ect the position of its staff, advisors or advertisers, nor that of the American Foundry Society. Advertising is open to suppliers of metalcasting equipment, technology, parts and services and others allied to the fi eld.


STAFF


Managing Editor SHANNON WETZEL


swetzel@afsinc.org


Associate Editor BRIAN SANDALOW


bsandalow@afsinc.org


Advertising Sales


Midwest and Southeast MARK MCGOWAN


mmcgowan@afsinc.org


Advertising Sales


Northeast, Southwest, West and International JOE MURPHY


adsales25@aol.com


Build Your Brand. Sell More Castings.


Advertise!


• Associate your company with high- quality content of interest to casting designers and buyers


• Gradually build awareness in the marketplace of your company’s core competencies


• Communicate your company’s professionalism and reliability to the prospects you value most


• Lay the foundation for long-term growth


Jim Beckwith,


jbeckwith@afsinc.org 800/537-4237


Management DOUG KURKUL, dkurkul@afsinc.org RICHARD JEFFERSON, rjefferson@afsinc.org


Casting Technology/Research ZAYNA CONNOR, zconnor@afsinc.org


STEPHEN T. ROBISON, str@afsinc.org SCOTT LAMMERS, scottl@afsinc.org


Federal Legislation & OSHA Regulations STEPHANIE SALMON, ssalmon@afsinc.org


Environmental Regulations CHRISTIAN RICHTER, crichter@thepolicygroup.co JEFF HANNAPEL, jhannapel@thepolicygroup.com


Art Director MICHAEL J. BERRAFATO, mberrafato@afsinc.org


Marketing, PR & Communications Specialist KEVIN BARTHOLOMAE, kbartholomae@afsinc.org


CONSULTING EDITORS


Manager of Customer Service BARBARA JACKOWSKI, bjackowski@afsinc.org


PRODUCTION


PRINTED IN USA METALCASTINGDESIGN.COM 6 | MODERN CASTING May 2017


MODERN CASTING (ISSN-0026-7562) is published monthly by the American Foundry Society Inc. Editorial, executive and subscription offi ces: 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555, 847-824-0181. Subscription price: $109.00 per year U.S., Canada and Mexico; all other countries $175.00 per year. Single copies: U.S., Canada and Mexico $15.00 (+S&H), foreign $15.00 (+S&H). November Buyer’s Guide: U.S., Canada and Mexico $45.00 (+S&H), foreign $45.00 (+S&H). Offi ce of Publication: 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555. Periodicals postage paid at Schaumburg, IL, and additional entry offi ces. Canada Post Corp. Return Undeliverables to: American Foundry Society, 2835 Kew Drive, Windsor, ON N8T 3 B7, Pub. Agreement No. 40036409, Printed in U.S.A. The American Foundry Society is not responsible for statements or opinions advanced by authors of papers or articles printed in its publications. MODERN CASTING is indexed by Engineering Index Inc., 345 E. 47th St., New York, NY 10017, and microfi lmed by University Microfi lms, 300 N. Zeeb St., Ann Arbor, MI 48106. © American Foundry Society Inc. 2017. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MODERN CASTING at 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555.


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