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The American Metalcasting Consortium (AMC) is providing direct support to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) through new technology, improved processes, and technical expertise in the procurement of metalcastings to ensure warfighter readiness. The AMC, consisting of industry experts, their technical associations, and the leading metalcasting research universities, have joined together to directly assist the DLA mission of best-value support to the warfighter.


Ensuring that AMC research is relevant and that the resulting technology breakthroughs are quickly implemented industry-wide.


Managing the AMC partnership to ensure best value in metalcasting replacement parts for America’s warfighter.


Developing new technologies that will produce high quality, cost-effective metalcastings while reducing lead times.

AMC Areas of Interest:

  • Reducing lead times – rapidly identifying hidden castings, existing tooling, and able suppliers
  • Strengthening the supply chain – ensuring capable and reliable sources
  • Preventing failures – improving quality and performance
  • Improving performance and saving weight – developing new alloys
  • Reducing costs – improved tooling and manufacturing processes
  • Promoting strong government, industry, and academic partnerships
  • Solving current cast part procurement problems while addressing future challenges