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2009-08-19 08:07:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Edelbrock is excited to announce the launch of its all-new foundries services website: http://www.edelbrockfoundry.com . Edelbrock has created this website to showcase their foundry capabilities, specializing in sand-cast and permanent mold aluminum castings for automotive and industrial markets. Located in San Jacinto, CA, both Edelbrock foundries are touted as the most modern facilities west of the Mississippi, offering unparalleled aluminum...

2009-08-13 06:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (Amex: CMT) today announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009. The Company recorded a net loss for the second quarter of 2009 of $867,000, or $.13 per basic and diluted share, compared with net income of $1,716,000, or $.25 per basic and $.24 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2008. Total net sales for the second quarter were $17,300,000, compared with $29,939,000...

2009-06-02 12:05:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Foundry Society (AFS) announces the release of a new white paper, "Selecting Metalcasting Processes and Alloys For Optimum Component Design and Production." The white paper provides an overview of the most common metalcasting processes and alloys to help designers choose the right combination for a particular application. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090602/CG26336) (Logo:...

2009-05-28 08:26:00

FRISCO, Texas, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Pentony, Publisher of Stockguru.com, announced today that the company has posted a new Podcast Interview featuring Tom Flessner of Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR). Based in Hanford, California, Thresher Industries, Inc. is an eco-friendly "Made in the USA" manufacturer that provides a full range of casting capabilities, from prototypes or low volume casting to permanent mold, low pressure and high pressure castings. All raw...

2009-05-22 16:00:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 22, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) has approved funding for an investment in a chromite processing facility in the Republic of South Africa ("RSA"). On February 23, 2009, AMCOL announced it acquired a 53% controlling interest in a chromite mine in the RSA. Chromite is a key ingredient in molds that are used in the production of heavy-steel castings. An example of these castings, which generally weigh more than four...

2009-05-18 11:11:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Foundry Society (AFS) announces the release of "Six Parameters to Cost-Effective Metal Casting Design," a white paper intended to help component designers understand the best combination of casting geometry, processes and alloys for cost-effective design. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/CG18625) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080130/AQW075LOGO) "The geometric freedom of the metalcasting process...

2009-05-07 07:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CMT) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Core Molding Technologies recorded a net loss for the first quarter of 2009 of $660,000, or $.10 per basic and diluted share, compared with net income of $864,000, or $.13 per basic share and $.12 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2008. Total net sales for the first quarter of 2009 were $18,384,000, compared with...

2009-05-05 13:25:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The metalcasting industry recognized nine cast components as top designs in the 2009 Engineered Casting Solutions and American Foundry Society Casting Competition. The components are used in a variety of industries, including material handling, agriculture, energy production, military, heavy truck and automotive. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090505/CG11386-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090505/CG11386-b) (Logo:...

2009-04-29 08:28:00

- New Process Reduces Material Costs by Up to 80% and is Carbon Neutral - HANFORD, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, is pleased to announce its latest innovation in eco-friendly casting, the Nautilus Core System ("Nautilus Core"). Developed by Thresher Industries, the Nautilus Core is a proprietary bio-degradable manufacturing...

2009-04-27 05:31:00

- Expanded Capabilities Projected to Increase Annual Revenues by $15 Million - HANFORD, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of two Toshiba 350 ton and one hi-bred 650 ton high pressure die casting machine with a Wazniac high performance shot end and all support equipment, including...


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