Waupaca Foundry Named Environment Friend
Waupaca Foundry, Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, is the recipient of the 2019 Business Friend of the Environment award in the category of environmental innovation. The iron component supplier was honored for outstanding leadership in integrating sustainable business practices throughout its manufacturing operations. Sponsored by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), the annual Business Friend of the Environment award recognizes small, medium and large businesses in three categories: sustainability, the use of innovative technology, and environmental stewardship.
OSHA publishes crystalline silica Frequently Asked Questions for general industry
On Jan. 22, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concernig the agency's final rule regulating occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica in general industry. For months, the American Foundry Society and National Association of Manufacturers have been working directly with the agency to craft these FAQs to provide metalcasters with additional guidance on key areas of the silica standard's requirements.