Why Join the ICI?
Established in 1953, the Institute is the only North American trade association dedicated to the investment casting industry. We strive to promote the investment casting process and our members, as well as provide the industry with educational opportunities. As a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization, we are proud to have a dedicated staff with Board Member oversight that is supported by member run committees. We continue to grow. Today, we are comprised of almost 270 members (nearly half foundries and half industry suppliers) and provide members with many benefits.
Here's What Some of Our Members Say...
"ICI is one of the best trade organizations that I have dealt with." Annie Karim, Foseco
"I enjoy the ICI conferences and events as they are great learning experiences and great for opening your mind to new ideas etc. At the same time I find the networking and sharing thoughts and ideas with others in the industry is probably even more beneficial. This has led to making some very good friends within the industry." -Brad DeSplinter, TPM, Inc.
"I love the organization. It provides great services to its members."- Rich Motto, CADBLU
"The ICI has helped me to understand a lot: identification of critical process parameters, measurement of process parameters & optimization of process parameters for batter process control to get good quality casting.
The Atlas of Wax and Casting Defects has helps identify critical process parameters and understand the effect of those process parameters on the quality of castings and wax patterns.
The Ceramic Testing Guidebook and Standard Test Procedure for Pattern Materials helps me test raw materials and in-process materials.
Ask the Experts has helped me to understand and optimize the results." - ICI Certification Course Student
"Our company used the Ask the Experts site and the reply was very timely, and the technical advice helped further define our root cause investigation and ultimately help resolve the defect, thanks again for this support, as the industry experts did a great job in providing clear, concise feedback to provide technical direction." - Shawn D. McKinney , Tech Cast, LLC