Plant Tour - Liberty Tech
May
18
3:00 pm15:00

Plant Tour - Liberty Tech

  • Liberty Tech

Plant Tour at Liberty Technology Company in Delaware Ohio.

The tour will be at 3:00 PM on May 18th, 2017. Dinner will follow at Tavern 24.

If you have your own PPE please bring:

·         Hard Hat
·         Safety Toed Shoes
·         Safety Glasses
·         Hearing Protection

***Hard Hats, Ear Plugs and Glasses will be available if needed***

Top Management Night
Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

Top Management Night

  • Holiday Inn - Worthington

We are excited to introduce Jesus Benavente, of A.S.K. Chemical, as our speaker this month. Jesus’s topic for that night will be “cold box resins and CPFD”  (computation particle fluid dynamics).

Jesus is the Supervisor of Design Services & Cold Box Technical Product Manager with degrees in Mechanical & Administration Engineering, Thermodynamics, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering with a Masters of Business Administration, Finance, General.

Jesus will be explaining how we use the CPFD technology in terms of simulating core blowing and gassing.  Over the past 10 years there have been amazing advances regarding this technology, and the important role it plays in helping to produce high quality castings.

OSU Combined Meeting
Oct
20
6:00 pm18:00

OSU Combined Meeting

  • Macquigg Laboratory

The Central Ohio Chapter is excited to announce that the October meeting will, once again,  be held with the student chapter at The Ohio State University!!! There are many students in this chapter, just getting started, and are very interested in learning from everyone in our chapter. Your participation and knowledge is very important and is needed to keep interest in our industry.  

SEPTEMBER MEETING
Sep
15
6:00 pm18:00

SEPTEMBER MEETING

  • Worthington Holiday Inn

The topic we, light heartedly, titled “Is it safe to walk the beach?” Within this title, Jessica will discuss our situation and how things are being defined so we might better understand what must be done to comply.

Jessica is currently sits on the board of the Central Ohio Chapter and is employed at Kenton Iron as the Environmental, Safety & HR Manager. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in English Literature and seeking a MBA from the University of Findlay. Jessica has made several trips to Washington DC to meet with our representatives and explain our situation and concerns.

 

Please feel free to bring your questions and your experiences for some discussion.

May
19
3:30 pm15:30

Plant Tour: Fisher Cast Steel

  • Fisher Cast Steel

Dinner is at Flyers is located at 121 W. Main Street, West Jefferson, OH. 

Dinner will be immediately after the tour. For those of you not touring the facility, dinner will start between 5:00 and 5:30

Fire Training
Mar
17
3:00 pm15:00

Fire Training

  • ABCO Fire LLC,

Recent personnel turnover in the Metal Casting Industry has been making it difficult for everyone to be up to date in fire safety. The AFS Central Ohio Chapter would like to offer a solution. For our training portion of our yearly programs, we thought it would be beneficial to our members to put together a fire safety training seminar. The class will be taught by a certified instructor. I have attached a flyer for our upcoming Fire Training seminar scheduled for March 17th. The cost is $50.00 per person and includes the following:

Education on all classes of fire and types of extinguisher
Proper use of a fire extinguishers
Developing a fire plan
Hands on use of a fire extinguisher to extinguish a fire
Completion Certificate

TRAINING LOCATION
ABCO Fire LLC,
3486 East Dublin Granville Rd.,
Westerville, OH. 43081

The cost also gets you into our AFS-COC dinner and meeting at Average Joe's.

DINNER AND MEETING LOCATION
Average Joes
New Albany Location
4949 Dublin Granville Rd.
Westerville, OH. 43081

The speaker will be from ABCO Fire LLC.

The class size is 30 with an option for a second class. Again, students will be free.

Please review the announcement and R.S.V.P. as soon as possible.

Thank you so much and see you there.

Michael J. Warner
Chairman
AFS-COC

Annual Winter Party
Feb
13
6:30 pm18:30

Annual Winter Party

  • Holiday Inn- Worthington

This year's theme is Comic-Con.  What is Comic-Con you ask?  It is an annual convention where nerds come together and get their Cosplay on.  What's Cosplay?  Well, I had to look it up too.  Cosplay is performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.  It can be from Comic books, Superheros, TV shows, Movies, etc.  Google Comic-Con for ideas.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Jan
21
6:00 pm18:00

January 21 Meeting

  • Holiday Inn- Worthington

The students will be giving a presentation on the operations and progress of the student chapter. At the end of their presentation, The AFS-COC Scholarship Committee will present 2 or possibly 3 scholarships to students who applied, totaling $3000.00!! 

Oct
22
5:30 pm17:30

October 22nd Meeting

  • The Macquigg Laboratory- OSU

We will be having a joint meeting with the Students at The Ohio State University.

The AFS Central Ohio Chapter donates thousands of dollars to the FEF for the Scholarship Fund but this year, with your help, has also decided to directly donate to the students as well. We will be distributing applications for scholarship money. The applications will be reviewed and the actual scholarship(s) will be rewarded at the January meeting.

Foundry Tour at 5:30 and Supper at 6:15.  

We will be catering in City Bar B Que for the meeting and hope to have several, 5 minute, speakers from our local industries.

Parking is available to the public after 4PM (Max $7.00 after 6:00PM)
Arps Garage
1990 College Rd N.
Columbus, OH. 43210
About a 2 minute walk from the Laboratory.

 

Sep
17
6:00 pm18:00

“Past, Present and Future of Sand Reclamation” Presented by Glen Greta

  • Holiday Inn Worhtington

GLEN GRETA 

Foundry Consultant

Glen started in the foundry industry in 1961 as a foundry co-op student with Deere and Company, Moline, Illinois, while attending Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanics Arts, Ames, Iowa.  He has performed every job in a foundry (core maker, molder, iron pourer, cupola tender, electric furnace operator, cleaning room chipper/grinder, maintenance mechanic, maintenance electrician, foundry engineer, metallurgist, supervisor, general foreman, superintendent, foundry manager, foundry owner (Stainless, High Alloy).  He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Metallurgy from Iowa State, 1964.  He served three years in the Army Corps of Engineers from 1967 through 1969, trained as a combat engineer, but never saw combat in Viet Nam.  Thanks to the G. I. Bill, he earned an MBA in Finance from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1974.  He has extensive experience in insulating products and coatings, selling for FOSECO, No-Bake Binder Systems selling for Ashland Chemical, and teaching as a CMI instructor.  He started developing mechanical and thermal scrubbing for sand reclamation systems for Wheelabrator-Frye in 1979.  He has been a Foundry Design/Engineer/Consultant since 1999.  He has designed and project managed two green-field foundry projects and one brown-field project since 2002.  Glen is happily married to Penny.  They each have two children from previous marriages, and six grand-children.   Glen restores military vehicles from World War II as a hobby.   

Todd Bennett from from EMEX, LLC
Mar
19
6:00 pm18:00

Todd Bennett from from EMEX, LLC

  • 7007 N High St Worthington, OH, 43085 United States

Next on our guest list for our March meeting is Todd Bennett

Todd comes to us from EMEX, LLC who is a world leader in energy procurement and real-time reverse auction technology. The Energy Market Exchange (EMEX) transacts in billions of dollars of electricity and natural gas products for business and government entities through EMEX’s reverse auction technology and its access to the real-time markets. 

Winter Party
Feb
14
6:30 pm18:30

Winter Party

  • 7007 N High St Worthington, OH, 43085 United States

Winter Party Theme

"Masquerade Ball"