Premier Die Casting President Speaks at 2011 Metal Casters Alliance Government Affairs Conference

In May I had the honor of delivering the opening remarks to the 2011 Metal Casters Alliance Government Affairs Conference in Washington DC. This year, as in years before, it was a joint conference between NADCA and the American Foundry Society. AS NADCA Chairman, I set the stage for the conference and gave a brief overview of what to expect for the attendees of over 105 metal casters from around the country. Here are a few pertinent excerpts from my presentation regarding the metal casting industry and the conference on May 4th, 2011 at the JW Marriot in Washington, DC.

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How this Month’s ITC Ruling Will Help Magnesium Die Casting in the US

Although Premier Die Casting Company is not a magnesium die caster, there was a very important development in Washington DC earlier this week that will affect the competitiveness of the magnesium die casting industry in the United States. The development was the result of the work of the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) and a few magnesium die casters in various areas of the country.

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Die Casting: Welcome to 2011

Welcome to 2011.

With the year 2010 fading in the rear view mirror, it is a good time to take a look at a few of the major things that occurred at North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) in 2010. These items will set the direction for 2011 and beyond for NADCA and its membership.

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NADCA and the International Foundry Forum

Recently, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the International Foundry Forum that was held in Barcelona, Spain this past September. The Forum is held every two years and is billed as the “summit of the foundry world.” The intent of the Forum is to inform attendees on essential market and business trends related to the foundry industry. The Forum organizers are The European Foundry Association and The European Foundry Equipment Suppliers Association.

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