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Newport News Shipbuilding Fires Out Battle-Ready Castings: Serving one customer and only one—the U.S. Navy—the Virginia-based company is the only U.S. shipyard operating its own captive foundry.
Reducing Sand Casting Lead Times and Production Costs With Hybrid 3D Printing: By integrating additive manufacturing into the sand casting process, foundries and pattern shops are becoming more agile and competitive, bringing high-quality castings to market faster and at a lower price point compared to traditional methods.
Industry Outlook: While most foundries expect a recession in 2023, steady orders and full order books lead to optimism among U.S. metalcasters.
Decade of Winners: 10 examples highlight the best metalcasting can offer and often are the result of converting from another process or material.
EDITORIAL: What's New at the American Foundry Society
INDUSTRY INSIDER: Managing an Upheaval
SOURCING STRATEGIES: No Going Back ... The New Global Supply Chain
DESIGN DETAILS: Eliminating Tooling Cuts Cost, TIme
CASTINGS WHERE YOU ARE: Cooking Up a Casting Attraction