Waupaca Foundry Inc.

Ferrous foundry group Waupaca Foundry Inc. has earned three awards from national, state, and industry groups recognizing its commitment to energy reduction, and to finding “smart” ways to use and protect natural resources.

Source: Waupaca Foundry

Its projects included overhauling an air-compressor system at Plant 1 in Waupaca, WI; installing a dehumidification system at Plant 5 located in Tell City, IN; and adopting a smart exhaust-fan system at Plant 2/3, also in Waupaca, WI.

Waupaca Foundry is a Hitachi Metals Ltd. holding that produces gray, ductile, compacted graphite, and austempered ductile iron castings for manufacturers in the automotive, commercial vehicle, agriculture and construction equipment, and other industrial markets. It lists its current melting capacity as 1.4 million tons/year.

The group operates four foundries in Wisconsin and one in Indiana, and it has plants for machining castings in Waupaca, WI, Effingham, IL, Ironwood, MI, and Etowah, TN.

Source: Waupaca Foundry