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Volume 101, No. 1 • January 2011


www.moderncasting.com Cover: Design by Michael Berrafato, art director; photo by Shannon Wetzel, senior editor. Features COVER STORY 22 Engineering Is King at Carley Foundry


Carley Foundry has been able to grow its business in several different metalcasting processes by maintaining a strong engineering department. S. Wetzel


26 Casting Sales to Increase as Economy Recovers


By 2011, U.S. casting sales are expected to grow nearly 25% above 2009 levels. A MODERN CASTING Staff Report


34 Choosing Blast Media


Before adding a new job to your blast cleaning operation or upgrading an old one, look to this overview of the shot media market. S. Gibbs


37 Census of U.S. Casting Production You look to our annual global census for a survey of the international market, now see what U.S. metalcasters have to report about domestic production. S. Gibbs


41 Pricing for Profi t


If you are running a job that can’t be priced to suit your bottom line, you shouldn’t be running it at all. D. Marcus


Website-Only Article—


Modeling for Improved Casting Quality of High Aluminum Steels Modeling software has helped pinpoint the ideal casting conditions for Fe-Mn-Al-C cast steel.


A. Schulte, S. Lekakh, V. Richards and D. Van Aken p. 34 p. 26 p. 22


Columns


7 Editorial In It to Make a Profi t, Partnership—A.T. Spada 20 Washington Alert S. Salmon, J. Hannapel and C. Richter 45 Shaping Strategy Multiple Energy Policy Paths, Same Endpoint—R. Clark


Departments


3 Hotline 8 Industry News 18 Personals 18 Industry Faces


19 Calendar 47 AFS/CMI News 51 Product Innovations


53 Metalcasting Supplies 56 Classifi eds 63 Advertisers’ Index 64 Shakeout


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