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Medical device produced in CNC machined brass

500% Cost Saving: Die Cast vs Machined Brass

The low-volume production of a small precision component for a medical device, produced in CNC machined brass, was put through value analysis against possible alternative production efficiencies. Results of the review indicated that a CWM net-shape 4-slide miniature zinc die casting could replace the machined

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Summer 2011, Vol. 7, No. 2

Summer 2011, Vol. 7, No. 2

Message from CWM President Eric Treiber 21% Sales Increase in 2010 Over 2009 Global Sales: CWM Shipped to 18 Countries Open Communications Boosts Customer/Vendor Service CWM Soccer Team Scores Third Place Trophy January thru June Employees-of-the-Month Honored  Click here to view the .PDF

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New Report on OEM Sourcing’s Return to U.S.

New Report on OEM Sourcing’s Return to U.S.

A seven-page White Paper has been released by the North American Die Casting Assn. (NADCA) on the resurgence of manufacturing sourcing to U.S. suppliers as reported in major consulting firm studies and by industry and business publications. The overview cites examples of “onshoring” that range

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CWM CEO Leads IMA to 1st China Conference

In pursuit of the goal of the International Magnesium Assn. to promote wider worldwide use of magnesium, the IMA held its first Annual World Magnesium Conference in Beijing, China, jointly organized by the China Magnesium Assn. Walter Treiber, CWM CEO, led this international industry conclave

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GPS Satellite Tracker Unit in Rugged, Lightweight Mg

Ultra-Rugged Specs Met by Hi-Tech Mg Housing

The new GR-3 GPS satellite tracking unit from Topcon Positioning Systems is a major breakthrough in technology. Project managers at Topcon wanted the GR-3 enclosure to be as advanced as the technology inside: ultra-rugged and durable but lightweight for portable field use; waterproof; dustproof, with

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NADCA Updates Die Casting Spec Standards

NADCA Updates Die Casting Spec Standards

The acknowledged in-depth reference manual on product standards for the specification of custom die castings has been updated and released by the North American Die Casting Assn. Among comprehensive alloy and related data is new information on RoHS and REACH compliance; a new simplified formula

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CWM Recycles

As a Green Biz Co. CWM Leads its Industry

Based on its environmental leadership practices and participation in the EPA’s National Environmental Performance Track program, Chicago White Metal Casting has been recognized as a GreenBiz Leader company, the first and, we believe, still the only custom die casting facility so named by the U.S.

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21% Sales Increase in 2010, Sales Up Overseas

During CWM’s annual “Thank You” luncheon for all employees and suppliers, as well as company retirees and other guests, President Eric Treiber presented a summary of CWM’s accomplishments over the last year— including the remarkable 2010 sales increase of 21% over 2009. Also noted were

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NADCA 2011 Die Cast Design Award to CWM

The design engineering teams from CWM and Cast Products collaborated on a new die cast product, a conversion from plastic to zinc. The results were an innovative product design and an award from the North American Die Casting Association for the design’s ingenuity, cost savings

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CWM Marks 70th Year of OEM Services Expansion

Chicago White Metal Casting was founded in 1937 in a loft building in the center of Chicago by Walter G. Treiber, Sr. and Samuel Gullo. As a custom die caster of recyclable alloys, the company operates today under 2nd & 3rd-generation Treiber family management from

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