Waupaca Foundry among Top 16 for 'Coolest Thing Made In Wisconsin' contest
The contest has received nominations for products made in every corner of the state. Waupaca Foundry is the nation’s largest foundry and makes gray and ductile iron castings at four foundries located in Waupaca and Marinette. The iron casting supplier’s products are used in automobiles, agricultural machinery, construction equipment, heavy trucks, rail, oil and gas and other industrial sectors.
Foundry wins national awards
Waupaca Foundry returned from the 2017 Metalcasting Congress held in Milwaukee on April 25-27 with several national awards. Individuals receiving awards from the American Foundry Society were retired CEO Gary Gigante and Greg Miskinis, director of research and process development at the foundry. Waupaca Foundry also earned the Plant Engineering Award and the Best in Class Casting Award.
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.”