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The Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the American Foundry Society, (AFS) is dedicated to the promotion of our industry through, education, motivation and innovation. With the strength and commitment of our members and supporters, we continually seek to improve all facets of this historical profession.

Getting involved...

When you join AFS, you become a member of one of the greatest and most historic trade industries in the country. Our local chapter holds regular monthly meetings which allow you to:

1. Network with others in our industry, socialize and build lifetime relationships.

2. Learn new technology and benefit from the experience of others.

3. Help shape the future of this great industry by serving on a committee.

Click here for NEWAFS Bylaws

Click here for a membership application - Individuals

Click here for a membership application - Corportate

Corporate Members

A F K Corp
American Colloid Co
AP Westshore Inc
Badger Mining Corp
Brillion Iron Works
Brunswick Corp
C A Lawton Co
Eck Industries Inc
Grede - Berlin
Grede - Iron Mountain

Griffin Industries Corp
Mercury Marine
Neenah Foundry Co (A1501)
Precision Metalsmiths Inc
Premier Aluminum LLC
Rel Inc
Roloff Manufacturing Corp
Washburn Iron Works Inc
Waupaca Foundry Inc
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Co


Event Calendar
Chapter Dinner
Refractory Repair

Rick Volk, United Refractories, will be our speaker this evening

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78th Annual Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference and Exposition
02/10/16 - 02/12/16
"Increase your Odds for Success"

Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, Milwaukee, WI

In keeping with our tradition of providing “educational, professional, and social activities designed to strengthen and promote the local metalcasting industry today and for the future,” we have put together an excellent program at an exciting venue for this 78th annual gathering of foundry professionals.  We know your time is valuable.  The Wisconsin Regional will provide you with an outstanding opportunity to “increase your ODDS of success” through networking, attending technical sessions, listening to featured speakers, visiting with exhibitors, and enjoying fellowship with colleagues.


In conjunction with the Regional, seven institutions will be competing in the 3rd Annual Wisconsin Regional Invitational Casting Competition.  Entrants will have booths in the Expo hall where students will be displaying their castings and the processes used to produce them.  Please come and engage with students who are pursuing their educations and potential careers in the foundry industry.


This year we have partnered with The AFS Institute to run Wednesday (a.m. & p.m.) half-day educational courses on the following topics: Identifying the Correct Casting Defect, Introduction to Alloys, Introduction to Coreless Induction Furnace Operation.  Please inform those in your company who would benefit from these courses.


The new venue for the Wisconsin Regional is the exciting Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.  Near downtown Milwaukee, Potawatomi has a new 381-room hotel, large Expo hall, seven restaurants, free covered parking, state-of-the-art tech session rooms, and casino with slots and table games.


As you can see there is much in store for all foundry people at the 78th Wisconsin Regional.  Please join us in Milwaukee and “Increase Your ODDS of Success!”


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AFS Institute Courses at the Wisconsin Regional

AFS Institute is offering three new half-day courses onsite at the Wisconsin Regional on February 10.  The courses will be held twice, in the morning and afternoon, offering attendees the chance to take more than one.  These courses target basic skills training for casting defect identification, material properties and applications of common casting alloys, and coreless induction furnace operation.  The students will develop these new skills using the same hands-on and interactive learning methods as the other courses offered at the Institute.

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Valentine's Dance

The Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter of AFS Invites You to Attend our

28th Annual Valentine’s Dance


Saturday, February 13th, 2016


Riverwalk Hotel

123 East Wisconsin Ave Neenah, WI 54956

5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Free Beer and Soda, Cash Bar, Hors d’ oeuvres

Silent Auction, Jewelry Raffle, Door Prizes, and a Complimentary Gift for your Spouse

Dinner at 6:00 p.m.

Dancing at 7:00 p.m.

$75 per Couple - Advance Ticket Sales Only

RSVP by February 6th

The AFS Chapter is seeking donations in cash or gift packages for our silent auction. If interested in donating, click here.

Rooms have been reserved at the Holiday Inn Neenah Riverwalk under American Foundry Society at $85 single or double. Reservations can be made by calling 920-725-8441 by January 16th. After January 16th, room rates are still $85, subject to availability.

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Chapter Dinner - Student Night
This meeting is our annual Student Scholarship Night

Presentations by our University Students will be emphasized this evening

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Chapter Dinner
Solidification Modeling

Roy Stevenson, from Magma Technologies, is scheduled to speak this evening

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