Tooling Guidelines for Aluminum Die Casting

Quite often I receive requests to quote parts for die casting and the purchaser may or may not realize what is involved in designing and fabricating a mold that will produce a quality die cast part in high volume quantities.

I am also surprised when new customers have tooling to transfer from an existing source and they are not fully aware what type of tooling they have purchased from their current vendor.

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Premier Engineered Products Presented with Education Award at the North America Die Casting Association (NADCA) Expo

The NADCA Tabletop Exposition was held in Louisville, Kentucky on September 16-18, 2013. The Exposition is a great opportunity for the die casting industry to convene, visit with industry vendors, and meet with peers to discuss current events and issues affecting the industry.

One of the events during the exposition is the Die Casting Industry Luncheon which is a tribute to individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the die casting industry and the North American Die Casting Association. The awards given out include safety awards, best congress paper award, the emphasis on education award, and the Doehler Award.

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Upcoming Events in the Die Casting Industry

With summer coming to an end, schools starting up their new year, and the weather ever-so-slowly shifting to a crisper and cooler feel, it’s time to start looking ahead into the fall and thinking about what the rest of 2013 will bring. You may already be buying Christmas presents and making plans for New Year’s Eve, but don’t forget about some important events coming up in the die casting industry before then!

What kind of events are we talking about? Trust us—there are plenty to choose from.

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5 Great States That Aren’t Missing a Beat This Labor Day

Originally created in 1882, Labor Day originated as a holiday for workers, primarily union workers. In 1894, the holiday became nationally recognized, as an official holiday. Initial celebrations included parades, parties, speeches, while still popular these events are less common. Many people enjoy the day by hanging around the house with family or neighbors, enjoying the warm weather as the fall months approach.

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