The University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Center is a nationally recognized leader in foundry research, applied technology, and technical business assistance. For more than 25 years, the we have pushed the boundaries on education and research to enhance the metal casting industry.
Two facilities allow us to enhance research and testing.The materials research and foundry focused site is located in the Information Technology Center (ITC) on campus at UNI. The additive manufacturing center featuring North America’s largest 3D printer is located at Cedar Valley TechWorks in Waterloo.
Our efforts and projects link university-grade research, resources, and students to private sector applications.
Industry-funded projects have been completed
Placement rate for UNI Metal Casting graduates
Metal Casting experts make 17% more than non-manufacturing industries
Of all manufactured durable goods contain metal castings