CBSA e-Training Webinars

Webinars are the convenient, quick, cost-effective choice for education and training your employees, and CBSA is proud to offer this learning opportunity.


Present a CBSA Webinar

If you have knowledge of an interesting topic and want to present your expertise please contact Courtney Karr or call +913.396.0697 to schedule a date today.

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Upcoming Webinar

We are currently scheduling webinars for the remainder of 2019. If you or someone at your company is interested in presenting, please contact Courtney Karr.

How to Make Copper Strip

Monday, September 16, 2019
10:00 a.m. CDT

The presentation will give a fairly high level overview of how to make copper strip from melting down scrap, to loading finished product on a truck and all the key steps in between. It will also touch on end use markets and mechanical testing.

Presenter Bio
Julie Jeannotte is the Quality Manager at Revere Copper Products. She is responsible for managing the process engineering team, document control and the lab. Julie has been at Revere 19 years and have held many positions. She was hired as a process engineer in the rolling mill, transitioned to the lean team where she facilitated the implementation of lean principals within the organization. After that she became a work cell manager and was promoted to superintendent of the rolling mill. She served as the production control manager before assuming her current role. Julie holds a bachelors degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson University, and a masters in executive human resource management from Cornell University. She resides in Remsen, NY with her husband, two kids and two large dogs.

Copper and Copper Alloy Rod Production and Usage

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
11:00 a.m. CDT

In preparation for the on-site service center training event at Chase Brass and Copper Company, LLC on Wednesday, October 16, CBSA is hosting a metallurgy webinar about copper and copper alloy rod production and usage to give context for the attendees.

Presenter Bio
Jim Michel is the technical services manager for the Copper Development Association.

Webinars On-Demand

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CBSA Webinar Replay from June 24

Introduction to Centrifugal Casting


This eTraining webinar covered the process of centrifugal casting. You’ll learn about vertical and horizontal mold types, why (and why not) to use one type or the other and about semi-finished casting. The speakers will also address issues of material integrity of the:

• Castings
• Sizes
• Alloys

Presenter Bios

Alistair Brixey is the executive vice president of sales and marketing for Bunting Bearings, LLC located in Holland, Ohio, USA. Brixey started his career at Manganese Bronze Components Ltd. (MBC Ltd) In England as an apprentice design engineer and then transferred to technical sales specializing in the redesign of automotive components for the powder metal industry. He established a European sales office for MBC Ltd serving all the major European automotive producers and their tier one suppliers. His connection with the U.S. was initiated in 2004 when he stated a bronze buy and sell program with Bunting Bearings, he then moved to the U.S. in 2008 to become the EVP of sales and marketing for Bunting Bearings.

Doug Smith is the vice president of sales for Bunting Bearings, LLC located in Holland, Ohio, USA. For the past 13 years Smith has developed an extensive knowledge base within the industrial bronze alloy, sleeve bearing technology and the bronze component machining market place. His vast experience within the industry has allowed him to become a valued resource in helping to solve his client’s needs. He has spent his career merging the needs of his clients with the technologies that he’s worked with. Having a solid understanding of the industry and technologies along with developing strong relationships is the foundation of his success.