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General Kinematics Launches New Database to Honor the Foundry Industry

Since 1960, General Kinematics Corporation has worked with foundries around the world. Today that relationship is highlighted in the launch of a new database honoring those foundries.

Launched at the American Foundry Society, Manufacturing Day 2015, The Final Shakeout is an online historical collection of castings from around the world. This unique collection features first pours, last pours, commemorative castings and other metalcasting related history. Item descriptions, dates, locations and more are linked to high resolution graphics of each casting in the General Kinematics collection. Consisting of castings from nearly every decade, this collection features the amazing skill of foundrymen and the art they create.

To see the collection visit: Have something to contribute to the collection or would like more information? Please contact GK's Marketing Department at 815-444-3594 or email adonahue(at)

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