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HPC Powers High Pressure Casting Simulation at Shiloh Industries

Hal Gerber is Executive Director – Market Development at Shiloh Industries

In this video from the HPC User Forum in Milwaukee, Hal Gerber from Shiloh Industries presents: High Pressure Casting for Structural Requirements and the Implications on Simulation.

“Shiloh is the global leader in high-integrity, high-vacuum, high-pressure die castings, providing high ductility in aluminum and magnesium.”

Shiloh Industries is a global innovative solutions provider focusing on “lightweighting” technologies that provide environmental and safety benefits to the mobility market. The Company designs and manufactures products within body structure, chassis and powertrain systems, leveraging one of the broadest portfolios in the industry. The Company has over 3,600 dedicated employees with operations, sales and technical centers throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

Hal Gerber has worked in the die casting industry since 1974 developing designed applications for machined pressure castings including successfully launching production structural die casting in North America. The current casting operations are situated in Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Michigan, and Poland. Hal holds a BS in Organizational Behavior and a MS in Engineering Management, both from Northwestern University. He is a long standing member of NADCA, and SDCE prior to the consolidation, and has served on the NADCA Board of Governors. Hal has participated on the Process Development and the Computer Modeling Task Forces and shares a patent on casting insert technology. His expertise is in the casting engineering, casting design elements, customer collaboration, aluminum metallurgy, sales and market development, and in the development of implemented technology on the manufacturing floor. He has also co-authored technical papers presented at the NADCA Technical Sessions in vent technologies and casting flow design.

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