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Foundry in a Box – Lakeshore Museum Center

Another great event at the Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon. During the kids week, the kids were able to go to Sturrus Technology Center to see the college’s foundry they have there. The kids learned a great deal about foundries. Thanks to all the members of West Michigan AFS for making this event a success for some many kids in the Muskegon...

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Honoring James W. Fox

The current members of the AFS – West Michigan Chapter Board would like to acknowledge and honor the passing of one of our own, Jim Fox, who served as our President from 1979-80. Jim, his wife Annette, and his family; thank you for your service to our industry and our West Michigan Community. May you get some well deserved rest and...

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Reeths Puffer Middle School Foundry in a Box 2018

We had another great founder in the box, this time at Reeths Puffer Middle...

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February 2018 Meeting

Andrew Storey Ph.D on the left and Eric Gildner on the...

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FIB for the Grant Cub Scout Pack #4136

Jeff Cook and Andy Scherf did an Foundry In a Box for the Grant Cub Scout Pack #4136 Monday night. About 15 kids plus leaders and a few parents. One of the fathers had 27 years at Grand Rapids Castings and was extremely helpful with the demos. He helped us with the sand molding. The scouts had a high school mentor. We were excited to find out that he had been to student night last year. This was another successful Foundry in a Box and want to thank the Grand Cub Scout Pack #4136 for having...

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January 2018 Meeting

Ben is the Vice President of Business Development at AFS. Eric is on the left and Ben is on the...

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2017 Past Presidents

We had a great time at this year’s past presidents meeting. Here are a few images of our past...

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Sept. 2017 – Governmental Affairs

Another fantastic event. Enjoy the photos...

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Grand Haven High School – Foundry in a Box

Grand Haven High School is the most recent place we hosted our Foundry in a Box.  This event was another great success and we look forward to many more fantastic events like this. Some photos of this Foundry in a...

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AFS Student Night Tours

This past Tuesday’s tours was another fun event. We had Fruitport HS, Coopersville HS and Kent City HS attend. About $15,000 was given away in educational assistance last.  The kids really appreciated it and enjoyed the...

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