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Published monthly by the American Foundry Society, MODERN CASTING magazine presents the North American metalcasting industry with technical and management information for operational and business decisionmaking. The information and ideas presented in MODERN CASTING do not necessarily refl ect the position of its staff, advisors or advertisers, nor that of the American Foundry Society.


STAFF


Publisher/Editor ALFRED T. SPADA


aspada@afsinc.org Senior Editor


Digital Managing Editor SHANNON WETZEL


swetzel@afsinc.org


Senior Editor DENISE KAPEL


dkapel@afsinc.org Advertising Sales


Southwest and West JIM BECKWITH


jbeckwith@afsinc.org


Assistant Editor JILLIAN KNUERR


jknuerr@afsinc.org Advertising Sales


Northeast and International JOE MURPHY


adsales25@aol.com


Advertising Sales Midwest and Southeast


MARK MCGOWAN mmcgowan@afsinc.org


PRODUCTION Art Director


MICHAEL J. BERRAFATO, mberrafato@afsinc.org


Manager of Customer Service BARBARA JACKOWSKI, bjackowski@afsinc.org


CONSULTING EDITORS


Management GERALD G. CALL, jcall@afsinc.org


Casting Technology/Research THOMAS E. PRUCHA, tprucha@afsinc.org


STEPHEN T. ROBISON, str@afsinc.org SCOTT LAMMERS, scottl@afsinc.org


Mark McGowan, mmcgowan@afsinc.org or PRINTED IN USA


Jim Beckwith, jbeckwith@afsinc.org 800/537-4237


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MODERN CASTING (ISSN-0026-7562) is published monthly by the American Foundry Society Inc. Editorial, executive and subscription offi ces: 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555, 847-824-0181. Subscription price: $89.00 per year U.S., Canada and Mexico; all other countries $149.00 per year. Single copies: U.S., Canada and Mexico $12.00 (+S&H), foreign $12.00 (+S&H). November Buyer’s Guide: U.S., Canada and Mexico $35.00 (+S&H), foreign $35.00 (+S&H). Offi ce of Publication: 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555. Periodicals postage paid at Schaumburg, IL, and additional entry offi ces. Canada Post Corp. Return Undeliverables to: American Foundry Society, 2835 Kew Drive, Windsor, ON N8T 3 B7, Pub. Agreement No. 40036409, Printed in U.S.A. The American Foundry Society is not responsible for statements or opinions advanced by authors of papers or articles printed in its publications. MODERN CASTING is indexed by Engineering Index Inc., 345 E. 47th St., New York, NY 10017, and microfi lmed by University Microfi lms, 300 N. Zeeb St., Ann Arbor, MI 48106. © American Foundry Society Inc. 2013. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MODERN CASTING at 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555.


Federal Legislation & OSHA Regulations STEPHANIE SALMON, ssalmon@afsinc.org


Environmental Regulations CHRISTIAN RICHTER, crichter@thepolicygroup.com


JEFF HANNAPEL, jhannapel@thepolicygroup.com


Safety & Health/Industrial Hygiene FREDRICK H. KOHLOFF, fhk@afsinc.org


Classifi ed Advertising BEATA BUREK, bburek@afsinc.org


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