Chapter 12 - Wisconsin

About NADCA Chapter 12

NADCA Chapter 12, the North American Die Casting Association, represents the die casting industry in Wisconsin.  The principal activity of the Chapter is the presentation of technical discussions relating to die casting and the allied arts through regularly scheduled educational meetings. It is governed by a Board which consists of a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Board of Governors representative and various Trustees.

NADCA Chapter 12 Congratulates Each of Our Three Scholarship Winners

Emma Bahr of UW Madison, studying mechanical Engineering

Logan Kopher of Waukesha County Technical College, studying Tool & Die

Nathan Kopper of UW Platteville, studying Civil Engineering

NADCA Chapter 12 values the promotion of our industry and is proud to support these bright future manufacturers!

Building Foundations for Beyond the Pandemic
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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, January 28, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    Join NADCA Chapter 12 for our Annual State of the Industry Meeting

    Register by January 8, 2021 to receive your complimentary NADCA Gift Box, delivered right to your door. Please provide your complete package delivery address when registering .

    Location: Virtual *GoToMeeting* meeting.  Your meeting link will be sent to you in your registration confirmation email.

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    Topic: State of the Die Casting Industry and Technology

    Speaker: Paul Brancaleon is the Director of Research, Education & Technology for the North American Die Casting Association, coordinating research & development efforts between member companies, government agencies, government laboratories and universities; enhancing and implementing the NADCA educational program as well as instructing courses; further developing the level and quality of technology and information transfer between NADCA and its members; providing opportunities for enhancing competitiveness and profitability of members; and, responding to various inquiries from die casters, suppliers, designers and original equipment manufacturers.

    Paul has been an active member of NADCA Chapter 39 for 25 years and brings a total die cast experience of 35 years. Paul has served on the Board of Governors for NADCA for 10 years, with active participation in Education and Chapter affairs. He has worked with the NADCA R&D committee and conducted trials related to cast aluminum alloy development as well as steel and coating development for die casting dies.


    5:30 PM - Welcome & Presentation by Paul Brancaleon
    6:15 PM Q & A

    Cost to Attend:

    Members - $25 per person

    Sponsors - Complimentary

    Thank you to State of the industry Meeting sponsor Hill & Griffith Company

    • Friday, June 11, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (CDT)
    • Broadlands Golf Club, 18 Augusta Way, North Prairie, WI 53153

    Save the Date for the 2021 Dave Williams Classic!

    Friday, June 11, 2021 at Broadlands Golf Club

Past events

Saturday, October 10, 2020 NADCA 12 Sponsorship Program 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020 CANCELED: NADCA Chapter 12 Golf Outing 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 March Seminar: Dimensional Repeatability
Thursday, February 06, 2020 NADCA 12 3D Printing of HPDC Tooling Dinner Meeting
Thursday, January 09, 2020 State of the Industry Meeting
Thursday, November 14, 2019 NADCA November Meeting
Friday, June 07, 2019 NADCA Chapter 12 Golf Outing 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 March Seminar: Die Casting Lubricants and Coolants
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Annual State of the Industry Meeting
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 November Meeting: Melt Technology
Friday, June 08, 2018 NADCA Chapter 12 Golf Outing 2018
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Webinar: State of the Die Casting Industry and Technology
Thursday, March 08, 2018 March Seminar: Differential Thermal Expansion of Die Components
Friday, June 09, 2017 NADCA Chapter 12 Golf Outing 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017 March Seminar: Metal Melting & Handling
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Annual State of the Industry Meeting
Friday, June 10, 2016 NADCA Chapter 12 Golf Outing

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NADCA Chapter 12 | W175 N11163 Stonewood Drive, Suite 208, Germantown, WI 53022 | 262-532-2440 EXT 215 |

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