Ford and General Motors worked with their casting suppliers to reduce vehicle weight with a variety of methods, from replacing material to switching processes.
The annual Casting of the Year competition is sponsored by the American Foundry Society and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazine and recognizes excellence in casting design. The competition is open to all North American metalcasters and designers/end-users of metal castings. Castings are accepted in all metals, casting processes, end-use applications, and sizes.
Known for its ability to achieve tight tolerances, superior surface finishes and high mechanical properties, permanent mold is a quality option for many applications.
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The AFS/Metal Casting Design & Purchasing Magazine Casting Competition is held every year to give North American metalcasting facilities the chance to show the engineering and purchasing community what a cast metal part can accomplish.