11Oct

NADCA Design Award Competition

The NADCA Tabletop Exposition was held in Louisville, Kentucky from September 16-18, 2013. The Exposition was a large success with over 750 attendees visiting with suppliers and their peers.

A well known event during the exposition was the 2013 International Die Casting Design Competition which acknowledges industry innovation along with promoting the increased use of die castings through recognizing and publicizing outstanding designs. There are four equally weighted criteria: ingenuity of casting and/or product design, overall quality, cost savings as compared to other manufacturing processes and the part’s contribution to expanding the market for die castings. A panel of independent judges—acknowledged experts—chose this year’s winners.


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17Nov

NADCA 2011 Gala Awards Dinner Event, Part 5

Here is the final clip from the North American Die Casting Association’s Gala Awards Dinner Event, as promised.

If you remember, the Gala was held in conjunction with the Die Casting Congress and Tabletop exhibit. For the first time in six years this event was held as a die casting only event and serves as a solid platform for the community to come together with industry colleagues.


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10Nov

NADCA 2011 Gala Awards Dinner Event, Part 4

As promised, clips from the North American Die Casting Association’s Gala Awards Dinner Event continue.

As you remember, the Gala was held in conjunction with the Die Casting Congress and Tabletop exhibit. For the first time in six years this event was held as a die casting only event and serves as a solid platform for the community to come together with industry colleagues.


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07Nov

My Last North American Die Casting Association Chairman’s Message

This will be my last article as NADCA Chairman and I will be moving on as of December 31st, 2011 at which time Bob Dathe will take over the Chair position for 2012-2013.

The past two years have been packed with a lot of substantial changes for NADCA which I believe help make NADCA a better trade association and provide a higher level of support to the membership.


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