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AFS 2019 Student Night

Another year, another great student night. We encourage you to check out this article at the Grand Haven Tribune that highlights some of the fun and excitement we...

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Celebrating East Jordan Ironworks History

  Learn more about East Jordan Ironworks on their...

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Top Management Night 2019

Eric Gildner -chapter president with our speaker Matt Kooiman- Public Policy Manager for 2nd district Congressman Bill Huizenga. Second picture is of one of our sponsors QFB Energy. Left to right is Ron Frericks-President, Eric Gildner-AFS Chapter President, Erik Johnson-Michigan Sales Rep for...

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Foundry in a Box at Reeths Puffer Middle School

Another great event held at Reeths Puffer Middle School. All had a great time learning about foundry jobs and what we do....

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2018 Golf Outing

2018 Golf and Picnic Outing was another fun event. We look forward to seeing you all again in...

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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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