Waupaca Foundry receives awards for casting, engineering
Iron casting supplier, Waupaca Foundry earned Best in Class for a ductile iron suspension casting converted from aluminum that achieved one of the Detroit Big Three’s lightweighting objectives for a major automotive platform. “Our customers seek collaborative casting design and innovative materials solutions that add value to their products,” says CEO Mike Nikolai. “These industry awards confirm that our teams are delivering consistent, top-tier quality and service that leads the industry.”
Air disc brakes likely to become most popular option, but drums 'will not go away'
Adoption rates for air disc brakes (ADB) have climbed more than 100 percent in the last five years and show no signs of slowing down with penetration reaching 10 percent in 2013 and expected to close this year at approximately 21 percent.