Daily Archives: Wednesday December 16th, 2015



Like many research and development projects, the Multi Material Lightweight Vehicle (MMLV) Program conducted by Magna International, Aurora, Ontario, Canada, and Ford Motor Company, Detroit, with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), started with a “What if?” question: What if, in order reduce vehicle weight, we did a […]

Emission Reduction Possibilities With Structural Castings



In recent years, flexibility has attracted significant attention from small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in metalcasting and academia due to varying customer demands and increasing competition. Changing operating conditions are forcing firms to be flexible in handling variations in demand and product and uncertainty and changes in the environment. Such […]

Flexibility, Automation in Small Metalcasting Facilities