Columns: March 2022

Dave Charbauski
March 29, 2022

Quoting new work is a daily occurrence at the foundry. At times, when supply chains are stressed and deliveries become extended, the amount of quoting activity can dramatically increase and be

Doug Kurkul
March 22, 2022

During the early to mid 2000s, there was a seemingly inexorable shift toward procuring parts from low-wage Asian countries. In the years after the 2007-2009 recession, U.S.

Jiten Shah
March 22, 2022

An OEM’s decision to convert a 10-piece steel fabrication to a one-piece casting for an agriculture application came down to three needs: (1) a consistent and geometrically stable component; (2) a

Harry Moser
March 22, 2022

Global supply chain disruption resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to continue well into 2022.