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Collaboration You Can Count On
When stakes are high, the most respected brands in the world trust Waupaca Foundry for high-quality gray iron and ductile iron castings. Count on us to help you eliminate supply chain risk. Reduce your costs. Meet lightweighting targets. And so much more. You can rest assured we’re there for you, helping you meet demand. We keep our promises, so you can keep yours.
- Oct 07, 2022
Optimizing Compressed Air Usage Leads to Greater Energy Efficiency
Waupaca Foundry Plant 1, located in Waupaca, Wis., operates two compressor rooms. Compressed air is one of its top three significant energy users and represents 10% of the facility’s annual electricity usage. Compressed air supports critical operations such as pneumatics, robotics, and environmental control systems.
- Apr 05, 2022
First Cast-Iron Backhoe Bucket on the Market
Waupaca Foundry aided in the redesign and launch of the first-to-market cast iron bucket attachment for a compact utility tractor attachment OEM. After an innovative and collaborative design and problem-solving process, the resulting backhoe bucket and teeth are more durable, cost-effective, and made in the United States.
- Apr 29, 2021
Innovation and Problem-Solving Mitigate Supply Chain Risk
Through collaborative engineering and a prototype 3D-printed core assembly, Waupaca Foundry provided a solution that could improve quality, delivery and cost for a compressor body already in production. It also meant reliably changing the iron casting manufacturing process from horizontal to vertical molding, as well as reshoring the part to a U.S. supply base—with complete peace of mind.
- Mar 05, 2021
Industry Collaboration Leads to Groundbreaking New Product Development
Oil Tool Solutions (OTS) originally sought out a domestic supplier to develop and produce its Hulk clamp used in down-hole oil production. Once in discussion with Waupaca Foundry, OTS changed course in order to expand in new markets by redesigning and creating a smaller-diameter and longer, second-generation clamp.
- Apr 21, 2020
Conversion to Ductile Iron Improves Durability and Eliminates Warranty Claims
To improve durability and wear of components assembled on commercial zero-turn mowers, Waupaca Foundry collaborated with both the machining supplier and the OEM. In short, multi-piece steel weldments were converted to single ductile iron castings.
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Careers with Waupaca Foundry
Working at Waupaca Foundry is more than a job. It’s a career that delivers a solid foundation for the rest of your life. Be proud of what you do. Work for the global industry leader. And never stop striving to be the best you can. You’ll be right at home working at Waupaca Foundry, where you cast your own future.
Technology and Process Control
Your complex requirements become manufacturable iron casting solutions, thanks to Waupaca Foundry’s industry-leading quality and process management. Our team of committed foundry professionals will harness the most advanced technology available to solve your problems. The result? Waupaca Foundry’s reputation for delivering the highest-quality iron casting components, time after time. That’s true capacity.
Committed to Sustainability
Waupaca Foundry works to reduce its environmental impacts daily through continuous, sustainable foundry practices, as well as energy management and environmental management systems. Each year, we celebrate Earth Day, World Water Day, and World Environment Day at all foundry locations, to raise awareness and encourage action to conserve our natural resources.
Waupaca Foundry named Todd Pagel as vice president of operations.
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Waupaca Foundry Awarded for Environmental Accomplishments
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Discover The Power Of True Capacity
How much more could you grow with the right iron casting supplier? Waupaca Foundry brings a host of solutions to nurture your growth and sustain your market advantage. We offer high-quality raw, machined, painted, and assembled iron castings, on time, from a global footprint, with long-term stability, and innovation to help solve your greatest supply chain challenges. Discover the true capacity you need to outperform with Waupaca Foundry.