02Oct

NADCA Chapter 7 Meeting

September 23rd, 2015 Last night at the local NADCA Chapter 7 meeting we had a guest speaker, Mr. Dan Twarog President of NADCA.  Dan flew out from headquarters in Chicago to present “The State of the Die Cast Industry” Report for the year 2015. The State of the Industry Report is given annually to the Read More


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22Jul

NAM Executive Insight Series

Last month I had the opportunity to attend the NAM (North American Manufacturing) Executive Insight Series in New York. This is the sixth event in a series of meetings with top manufacturing executives. The meetings move around the US and are held every few months. The series is a forum that offers an opportunity to participate in a unique conversation with CEOs of the top manufacturing companies in the world today.


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17Jul

NADCA Government Affairs Conference

For the fourth year in a row NADCA held it Government Affairs Conference in conjunction with the 2015 Manufacturing Summit of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Over 400 manufacturers descended on Washington this year with a very basic message: the clock is ticking on American exceptionalism. Our global economic leadership is not guaranteed.


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28Apr

In-House Die Cast Operator Course At Premier

This past weekend Premier completed another in-house Die Cast Operator Course designed by the North American Die Casting Association.

There were 14 die cast operators, inspection department personnel, and maintenance personnel in the course for one day which included primarily classroom training.

The students listened to Sammy Medina, Die Cast Supervisor at Premier, who taught various topics from a course designed by NADCA which included details on safety, machine operation, die issues to watch for during production, and process variables to monitor during the casting process.


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