O'Fallon Casting's Laser Marking provides its customers with a new option for a consistently legible,...
Construction on Phase 2 of O'Fallon Casting's expansion is nearly complete. The construction phase of the project will be complete by the end of the second quarter of 2018. The new pre-inspection, shipping and fixture rooms are complete and ready for equipment. The new lunch and restrooms are being built
The second phase of O'Fallon Casting's plant expansion is currently in process. The construction phase of the project should be complete by the end of May 2018.
The 64th Annual Technical Conference & Equipment Exposition includes OFC's Casting of the Year win, Frank Valenta's induction into the Hall of Honor and presentations given by Taylor Thornhill and Vince Gimeno.
Many confuse the word “Affordability” with the word “Price”. They are not the same and there are quite a large number of articles available that are devoted to defining Affordability. The short rendition, however, is that Affordability equates to the total cost of ownership.
Over the years, we have had the pleasure of having participated in numerous Collaborative Engineering events, several of which were quite unforgettable. One instance occurred about ten years ago and began with a rather panicked phone request from an owner of a machine shop. As it stood he was seriously delinquent on a contract because multiple casting suppliers had proven unable to produce a particular casting to print. They had suggested their customer that O’Fallon Casting might be able take one of the existing two molds and manufacture “good” castings from it.
Minor oversights during the design phase of a casting can lead to unintended downstream costs. Let us consider two case studies we have encountered recently as examples of how overlooking the requirements of specifications on your drawing can lead to extraneous manufacturing steps.