ATEK MEtal Technologies MAKING NEWS
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Tom Christie, ATEK Metal Technologies Pres. appointed to American Foundry Society Board of Directors

May 11, 2017

The American Foundry Society (AFS) is a non-profit association serving members of the metalcasting supply chain both in the United States and abroad. AFS provides members with advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., technical education through its...

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ATEK Metal Technologies Announces Hiring Mark Bradley as Vice President of Operations

September 07, 2016

August 31, 2016ATEK is pleased to announce that on July 11th Mark Bradley joined our organization as Vice President of Operations.  With over 30 years of aluminum casting and finishing experience, Mark has accumulated the knowledge and...

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ATEK Reduces Equipment Downtime With Safety Mat - Modern Casting Publication

July 26, 2016

To protect employees operating its molding machine, ATEK Metal Technologies used a steel plate that sat on 4-in. springs .......however over time the springs became warped, the springs would stick, forcing employees to adjust limit switches in...

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ATEK Metal Technologies Announces Technical Alliance Partnership with Material Insights

March 29, 2016

March 23, 2016ATEK Metal Technologies is proud to announce its technical alliance in partnering with Material Insights, LLC. The purpose of the alliance is to further expand ATEK’s offering of high integrity aluminum castings in...

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ATEK Metal Technologies congratulates Worcester Polytechnic Institute on prestigious prize

January 13, 2016

ATEK Metal Technologies would like to congratulate our academic partner Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on receiving the Prestigious 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education.view article...

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Ray H. Witt Metallurgy Award received by former ATEK Metal Technologies President, Jerry Kucharczyk

August 31, 2015

The Bi-Annual Award, Given by the Advanced Casting Research Center of WPI, Recognizes Members Who Have Made Outstanding Contributions to the Metal Casting Industry.Jerry Kucharczyk, PhD, past president of ATEK Metal Technologies, has been...

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ATEK Companies sponsors Black-n-Blue Ball in Milwaukee

July 29, 2015

Having a Ball: An evening of fun and fundraising at MDA’s Milwaukee Black-N-Blue BallOn May 8, MDA, together with Harley-Davidson and other sponsors, held the 22nd annual Milwaukee Black-N-Blue Ball at the Wisconsin Center in...

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Metal Processing Institute (MPI) Advanced Casting Research Center (ACRC) Celebrates 30 Years of Industry Collaboration

June 09, 2015

ATEK Metal Technologies joined fellow ACRC members at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to celebrate 30 years of Industry – University collaboration.  “This is an outstanding example where industry and academia join hands to...

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ISO 14001 Certification

June 09, 2015

ATEK Metal Technologies is pleased to report its recent award of the ISO 14001:2004 environmental certificate.  ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can...

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Understanding the implications of gravity pour and low-pressure counter gravity filling of permanent molds

October 15, 2014

The question casting designers and procurement specialitists ask us most often is, “Which process, gravity or low pressure, is better suited for my permanent mold aluminum casting needs? The short answer is, “It depends.”At...

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