Tag Archives: foundry

BLOG 2: Keeping it simple – foundry equipment that hides its complexity

By Birgit Bernhard Service Technician, Wheelabrator Plus If I’ve learned one thing during my travels around the foundries of this world, it’s that in heavy-duty environments simplicity is king. Simplicity means being able to exchange a part easily, it means … Continue reading

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Made in the USA – the rebirth of the North American foundry industry

By Mark Lambrix Director of North American Foundry Technology for Wheelabrator OEM Until recently, the foundry industry had been in decline in North America. Cheap labor costs in countries like China saw companies looking overseas for foundry requirements. Demand dropped … Continue reading

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Foreign correspondent, cultural explorer, machine fitter

By Birgit Bernhard Service Technician, Wheelabrator Plus I work in a lot of foundries in my job. As a global service engineer, I oversee the deployment of heavy-duty shotblast equipment in all four corners of the world. The first thing … Continue reading

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