AFS is the leading U.S. based metalcasting society that assists member companies and individuals to effectively manage all production operations, profitably market their products and services and to equitably manage their employees. AFS also promotes the interests of the metalcasting industry before the legislative and executive branches of  the federal government. With the direction of its volunteer committee structure, the professional staff of AFS provides support in the areas of technology, management and education to further activities that will enhance the economic progress of the metalcasting industry.