American Foundry Society

1695 N Penny Ln
Schaumburg,  IL  60173-4555

United States
  • Booth: 132

The leading U.S. based metalcasting society that assists member companies (metalcasting facilities, diecasters, industry suppliers, and purchasers of castings) and individuals to effectively manage all production operations, profitably market their products and services and to equitably manage their employees. With the direction of its volunteer committee structure, the professional staff of the American Foundry Society provides support in the areas of technology, management and education to further activities that will enhance the economic progress of the metalcasting industry. The association publishes Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine for buyers and designers of castings and offers online tools to aid in designing and procuring cast metal components, such as a casting alloy database and metalcasting source directory.


  • Metalcasting Design & Purchasing Magazine
    Metal Casting Design & Purchasing is a bi-monthly publication highlighting North American metalcasting facilities and their capabilities....

  • Metal Casting Design & Purchasing (MCDP) magazine is a bi-monthly publication reaching 15,000 design engineers and purchasers detailing the capabilities of the metal casting process. It also distributes the Casting Source Directory annually, which includes listings of North American metalcasting facilities and their capabilities.

    Qualified manufacturing professionals are encouraged to SUBSCRIBE to Metalcasting Design & Purchasing magazine to learn about:

    • Casting Design Best Practices
    • Weldment Conversions
    • Casting Processes
    • Alloy Selection 
    • Casting Price Factors
    • Lead Times
    • Impact of Tariffs
    • Finding a Foundry Supplier
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