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Western Division Meeting

The next meeting will be held in Tempe, AZ and include a tour of MEelecmetal.

The meeting will be held at - Holiday Inn and Suites, 1520 West Baseline Road, Tempe, Arizona 85283


Thursday May 6th 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The program will include the following presentations;

  • The successful conversion of a fabrication to a steel casting using simulation - Soren Anderson, Magma
  • Restructuring the foundry at MEelecmetal, Tempe - Scott Shudalla, MEelecmetal

  • Visual Inspection MT and PT what are the issues regarding our ability to detect small indications? - John Griffin, UAB

  • SFSA Update - Research, Operations and Safety issues- Malcolm Blair, SFSA

  • Maintenance - Root Cause Analysis and Cost Reduction - Robert Murillo, Pacific Steel

  • Control of Phosphorous levels at Spokane Industries - Rod Grozdanich

  • Roundtable discussion - what are your latest technical/operations and business issues - All

Friday May 7th 8:00 am

  • Plant Tour of ME Elecmetal, 5857 Kyrene Road, Tempe, AZ 85283-1731


Holiday Inn and Suites
1520 West Baseline Road,Tempe, AZ 85283
Hotel Front Desk: 1-480-831-9800
Hotel Fax: 1-480-831-9800

ME has a corporate rate - mention ME Global when you make your hotel reservation.


Please register your attendance at the meeting with Malcolm Blair blairm@sfsa.org

Malcolm Blair
VP Technology
Chairman/Secretary ISO TC17/SC11
Steel Founders' Society of America
780 McArdle Drive - Unit G
Crystal Lake
IL 60014

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