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Showcase Your Company’s Casting Successes Participate in the 13th


Annual Casting Competition


The AFS/Metal Casting Design & Purchasing 2013 Casting Competition is your chance to show the engineering and purchasing community what a metal casting can accomplish. Beyond the company recognition and industry public relations gained through the “best-in-class” castings, all entries will appear in the Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine’s “Castings in Action” and “Casting Innovations” departments. This year’s Casting of the Year will receive a free year’s license of Magmasoft simulation software,


while Best in Class receive 6 month licenses. Also, this year’s winners will be showcased at the Cast in North America Pavilion at CastExpo ‘13.


Eligibility: Participation is open to all North American metalcasters and designers/users of metal castings. Previous entries may be resubmitted. Castings are sought in all metals, casting processes, end-use applications and sizes/weights.


Fees: The competition is free for AFS Corporate Member companies. For non-Corporate Member fi rms, a $75 fee is required, per entry. (Make checks payable to: AFS 2013 Casting Competition.)


Criterion: Independent judges will evaluate each entry on: • benefi ts delivered to the casting customer; • the use of the casting process’ unique capabilities; • contribution to growth and expansion of the casting market.


Deadline: January 31, 2013. Please complete the form below (with any supplemental information) and send it, along with the casting, to: Casting Competition ’13, 1695 N. Penny Ln., Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555.


Castings may be used for trade show exhibits and permanent displays at AFS, but can be returned at the entrant’s expense. For information on the competition, contact Metal Casting Design & Purchasing’s Shannon Wetzel at 800/537-4237 or swetzel@afsinc.org. Information also is available online at www.afsinc.org.


Monarch Industries, Winnipeg, Canada, earned top honors in the 2012 Casting Competition for its Torque Converter Housing.


AFS Casting Competition Entry Form (Deadline: January 31, 2013)


Metalcasting Facility:__________________________________________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________________________________ City/State:__________________________________Phone: __________________________________ E-mail: ___________________________________ Contact:_________________________________ Name of Component: _________________________________________________________________ End-Use Industry: ____________________________________________________________________ Component’s Function/Application: ______________________________________________________ Metal: ____________________________________________ Weight: ________________________ Dimensions: ________________________________________________________________________ Casting Process: ___________________ Converted From: __________________________________ Savings (Time/Cost/Weight) Provided: ___________________________________________________


Summary of Features, Benefi ts Realized Via Casting (use separate sheet if needed): _________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________


Customer Name (Optional): ___________________________________________________________


Please submit completed form, payment (if applicable) and the cast component to: AFS Casting Competition ’13, 1695 N. Penny Ln., Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555.


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