World Foundry Organization holds 65th World Foundry Congress in Gyeongju, Korea. (Metalcasting Associations).
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The theme of the Congress was "Innovations in the Foundries of the 21st Century." Mert Flemings, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1865 in Boston, moved 1916. It has long been recognized as an outstanding technological institute and its Sloan School of Management has notable programs in business, , gave the keynote address keynote address
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Noun 1. , which examined technology's influence on the future market trends for casting. WFO President R. Conner Warren, Citation Corp., a past president of AFS A distributed file system for large, widely dispersed Unix and Windows networks from Transarc Corporation, now part of IBM. It is noted for its ease of administration and expandability and stems from Carnegie-Mellon's Andrew File System.
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At the conference, the WFO presented its Environmental Achievement Award to Volvo, for its progress in recycling foundry by-products. The best paper award was given to authors from Turkey for a paper on the "Methodology to Eliminate H2 Porosity in Low Pressure Die Castings die casting
Forming metal objects by injecting molten metal under pressure into dies or molds. An early and important use of the technique was in the Linotype machine (1884), but the mass-production automobile assembly line gave die casting its real impetus. ." Other presentations were given by representatives from Toyota, Honda and Hyundai.
Headquartered in Birmingham, England, the WFO (formally the CIATF) is an organization composed of national foundry associations.