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Green Sand Castings, Permanent and Semi-Permanent Mold Castings, Machining, Assembly, Engineering, and Testing


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BUSINESS/ADVERTISING SALES


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ADVISORY BOARD


David M. Charbauski, Development Engineer, Global Purchasing, Caterpillar Inc., Aurora, IL


Michael A. Gwyn, President, Metalcasting Design LLC, Charleston, SC


Gene L. Muratore, Metalcasting Consultant, Chicago


Russ Rosmait, Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Pittsburg State Univ., Pittsburg, KS


Jitendra V. Shah, President, Product Development & Analysis LLC, Naperville, IL


Edward J. Vinarcik, Quality and Technical Manager, Nanshan America Advanced Aluminum Technologies LLC, Lafayette, IN


Ron P. Walling, Technical Advisor, Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN


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CONSULTING EDITORS Casting Technology TOM PRUCHA tprucha@afsinc.org


STEPHEN T. ROBISON str@afsinc.org


SCOTT LAMMERS scottl@afsinc.org


Management GERALD G. CALL jcall@afsinc.org


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METAL CASTING DESIGN & PURCHASING (ISSN 1523-4371) is published bimonthly and an extra issue in June by the American Foundry Society, Inc. Editorial, executive and subscription offi ces of publication: 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555, 847/824-0181. Subscription price: $169.00 per year U.S., Canada and Mexico; all other countries $219.00 per year. Single copies: U.S., Canada and Mexico $14.00 (+S&H), Foreign $14.00 (+S&H). CAST- ING SOURCE DIRECTORY: U.S., Canada and Mexico $149.00 (+S&H), Foreign $119.00 (+S&H). Canada Post Corp. Publications Agreement No. is 40036409. Periodicals postage paid at Schaumburg, IL and additional entry offi ces. The American Foundry Society, Inc., is not responsible for statements or opinions advanced by authors of papers or articles printed in its publications. METAL CASTING DESIGN & PURCHASING 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. 2015. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Metal Casting Design & Purchasing at 1695 N. Penny Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4555.


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Associate Editor NICHOLAS LEIDER nleider@afsinc.org


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