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When and Where
  • 10/5/2021 1:00 PM
  • 10/7/2021 5:00 PM
Cost estimating is a critical factor in ensuring a manufacturing company continues to acquire customers and to be profitable. This course examines the various cost components and methods used to arrive at an accurate estimate of the casting production costs. It also provides information on common traps in casting estimates and measures that can be used to avoid them.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM CT each day on Zoom

Course Syllabus

Course Instructors:
Dr. Sudesh Kannan, Consultant
Co Power LLC

Dr. Sudesh Kannan helps foundries reduce their casting scrap and rework rates to improve their profitability. With over 20 years of global foundry support, Dr. Kannan has helped businesses generate new products and services and tackled commercialization challenges of new technologies. He has authored over 25 technical papers, conference publications, and has been printed in Modern Casting and AFS Transactions.

Doug Dallmer
CMS Associates Inc

Doug Dallmer has been associated with the foundry industry for over 40 years. Dallmer has worked as a metallurgist, foundry equipment sales engineer, steel foundry plant manager, and vice president and principal of international foundry consulting firms. He has advocated for the use of computers to improve foundry operations and profitability.