American Foundry Society

           Wisconsin Chapter

     

Upcoming events

    • 03 Aug 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Muskego Lakes Golf Club
    Register

    Register Today and Take Advantage of EARLY BIRD Pricing

    Early Bird Pricing Expires Friday, June 29, 2018

    Join your friends and colleagues in the foundry industry for a day of golf, great food, prizes & FUN at Muskego Lakes Golf Club!

    Individual registration: $100 ($125 after June 29th)

    Foursome registration: $400 ($500 after June 29th)

    Dinner Only: $35

    Dinner Only Retiree Pricing: $25

    Beer Cart Sponsorship: $250 - includes logo on PowerPoint at the event and recognition in the *thank you* flyer at dinner.

    Hole Sponsorship: $225 includes sign at hole, logo on PowerPoint at the event and recognition in *thank you* flyer at dinner.

    Entry Fee Includes:
    • 18 holes of golf with cart
    • Lunch at the turn
    • Hole prizes
    • Door prizes
    • Team prizes
    • Free soda & draft beer
    • Pig Roast dinner
    • FUN!

    Schedule for the Day:

    Check-in: 8:00 AM

    Shotgun Start: 9:00 AM

    Pig Roast Dinner: 3:30 PM

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 27, 2018


    CANCELLATION POLICY: No registration fees will be refunded for cancellations made less than three full business days prior to the meeting day. (For example, cancellations must be made by the end of Wednesday for an event held the following Monday.) Registered no-shows, who have not paid in advance, will be invoiced for the event.  If you wish to cancel, contact TEAM at AFSWI@TEAMWI.com  or call Laura Gustafson at 262-532-2440 X15.

    Based upon the advance registrations, the Chapter commits to a guaranteed meal count for that event two business days prior to the event. The Chapter pays for those meals regardless of whether all registered individuals actually attend the event.

    • 01 Sep 2018
    • 31 May 2019
    Register

    AFS Wisconsin Chapter would like to offer everyone the opportunity to support the association while also promoting your organization to AFS Wisconsin Chapter members.

    You may choose from:

    Member Directory Advertising

    • Back Cover Vertical Color Ad 7.75" x 4.75" $350
    • Inside Cover Vertical Color Ad 7.75" x 4.75" $300
    • Full-page Vertical Color Ad 7.75" x 4.75" $220
    • Full-page Vertical Black & White Ad 7.75" x 4.75" $200
    • Half-Page Horizontal Color Ad 3.75" x 4.75" $220
    • Half-Page Horizontal Black & White Ad 3.75" x 4.75" $200

    * please email your ad to afswi@teamwi.com - Ad deadline: June 15, 2018

    Website & Event Announcement Sponsorship
    • Includes your company's link on the chapter website and logos on every chapter event announcement $200

    * please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com

    PowerPoint Sponsorship includes your company logo displayed at selected meetings and events
    • 2018 Christmas Party $100.00
    • 2018 Golf Outing $100.00
    • 2018-2019 Chapter Meetings $100.00
    • PowerPoint Package - includes Golf Outing, Christmas Party and Chapter Meetings $270.00

    * please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com


    If you are interested in providing a raffle gift of $100 + value for the Christmas party, please indicate your intention on the registration form.

    To donate to:
    • Invitational Casting Competition at the AFS Wisconsin Chapter Regional Conference
    • Old Timers Dinner
    Please visit the AFS WI Donor Page by clicking here.
    • 01 Feb 2019
    • 14 Feb 2019
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
    Register

    2019 AFS WI Regional Invitational Casting Contest

    Eligibility

    Team participation comprised of no more than five members per team, is open by invitation to AFS student chapters in a university and college level metal casting program. Castings are sought in all metals, casting processes, end-use applications and sizes/weights. Only one casting per student chapter should be submitted. The casting manufacturing process should be completed within the university by students. Other facilities within the university may be used (such as a machine shop for pattern construction) but the activity must be performed and supervised by AFS student chapter teams. Students are encouraged to begin drafting ideas and establishing teams as soon as possible.

    Criteria

     Independent judges will evaluate each entry on the following:

    • Use of the casting process’s unique capabilities
    • Benefits delivered to the casting custom
    • Quality and workmanship
    • Poster and booth presentation at casting competition, AFS WI Regional, taking place February 13-15, 2019 in Milwaukee, WI at the Potawatomi Hotel.
    • Students to be present with casting, for judge questions, February 14, 2019. Each team will have two (2) minutes to present their submission. Schedule to be determined.

    Awards

    The top three teams will receive the following awards:

    • 1st Place - $2,500
    • 2nd Place - $1,000
    • 3rd Place - $500
    • Imagination in Metal Casting Award - $750

    Imagination in Metalcasting Award

    The winner will have reduced to practice innovations in processing, materials (either alloy or other inputs into the casting process), post-processing or inspection techniques, or reducing the environmental impact of metalcasting. Judging criteria:

    • Imagination
    • Success in reduction of the idea to practice
    • Potential impact to the industry within the lifetime of the students (50-75 years)

    Project Presentations

    Castings will be displayed and judged at t he AFS WI Regional. Your casting display should include a poster describing your design, pattern making, casting finishing and quality testing.  Each team will have three minutes of questioning by competition judges.

    Please submit your intent to participate prior to December 1, 2018 to allow the Regional Planning Committee time to make necessary arrangements.  All final entry forms are due no later than February 1, 2019. A photograph of the poster and the casting should be submitted to Nick Gerrits, AFS WI Regional Casting Contest Chair, n.gerrits@carpenterbrothersinc.com. No entry fee required.

    Questions may be directed to Nick Gerrits - AFS Wisconsin Regional Casting Contest Chair, n.gerrits@carpenterbrothersinc.com

AFS Wisconsin Chapter is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.  W175 N11117 Stonewood Drive, Suite 104, Germantown, WI 53022


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