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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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Oakridge Upper Elementary – Foundry in a Box

Another great event showing of the Foundry in a Box at the Oakridge Upper Elementary.  Here are several photos of this fun event! We are looking forward to the next...

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February 2017 AFS Meeting

Another great meeting was held this February.  This meeting featured Raymond W. Monroe.  Raymond W. Monroe rejoined the Steel Founders’ Society of America as Executive Vice President on April 1, 1988. Prior to this, for a year he worked for Saturn Corporation, a General Motors subsidiary, in the lost foam casting area. Raymond also was the Research Director of SFSA for five years before leaving to join Saturn Corporation. Other past experience includes contract research in metallurgy, failure analysis and castings processes at the Southern Research Institute in Birmingham, Alabama for six years; and, while a student, working for NASA at Marshall Space Flight Center. Here are just a few photos from this...

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MCC Student Chapter of AFS Took First Place

We are very pleased to announce that MCC Student Chapter of AFS took first place in the student casting competition.  All other schools participating were 4 year universities.  This competition took place in Wisconsin. This is an accomplishment not only our students and college can be proud of but our community in general. PS: Thank you to Joel Yates for working and participating with our students at this years event in Wisconsin

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Foundry In a Box at Holton High School

The Foundry In a Box at Holton High School was a great success and everyone had a wonderful time. Here are some photos of this fantastic...

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Ferry School STEM

Great event. Expected 100-150 parents and students. It was a busy hour. We brought chips, cookies and fruit snacks. Also passed out keychain flashlights and...

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January 2017 AFS Chapter Meeting

The January 2017 meeting was another great one. It featured Thomas R. Giffin as the guest speaker. Thomas R. Giffin is a Compliance Specialist at August Mack Environmental, Inc. in the Indianapolis, Indiana office. He offers industry experience in OSHA compliance including safety auditing, program development, training, and ergonomic assessment, as well as environmental compliance assistance such as SARA 312 (Tier II) reporting. Thomas is a Certified MODAPTS (Modular Arrangements of Predetermined Time Standards) Practitioner, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Management from Ball State University. A few photos of the...

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