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An Iron Giant’s Big Plans
With annual sales approaching $2 billion, Waupaca Foundry is one of the largest metalcasting groups in the world. Focused on the automotive, commercial vehicle, off-highway and other industrial markets, the Wisconsin-based company produces millions of components that keep cars and... Read more
Foundry › Converting A Sand Molding System
Less than five years ago, the mining of olivine sand ceased in the U.S., leaving North American metalcasters looking for alternative sources. Some chose to import olivine sand from Norway, though the increased shipping costs when compared to a domestic... Read more
Alcoa, Pittsburgh, USA, announces a multiyear agreement with Embraer, Sao Paulo, Brazil, in which Alcoa will supply aluminum sheet and plate for Embraer's new E2, the second generation of its E-Jets family of commercial aircraft, a narrow-body medium-range jet airliner.... Read more
Rane (Madras), Chennai, India, is planning to invest $5.8 million into Precision Die Casting, Russellville, Kentucky, which it purchased in February. The investment is expected to preserve 170 jobs at the plant, which is a supplier to the automotive industry.Kentucky... Read more
* Steel futures rebound from moderate fall in morning trade * Steel mills in Tangshan ordered to cut output from July 12 * More output limits in the last week of July SHANGHAI, July 11 Shanghai steel futures recovered from... Read more
Technology › New alloy promises to boost rare earth production while improving energy efficiency of engines
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June 3, 2016—Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and partners Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Wisconsin-based Eck Industries have developed aluminum alloys that are both easier to work with and more heat tolerant... Read more