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|Headquarters||1955 Brunner Drive|
|Mike Nikolai (President)|
|Products||Industrial Iron Castings (light vehicle, commercial vehicle, agriculture, construction, material handling and other industrial sectors)|
Number of employees
Waupaca Foundry, Inc., formerly known as ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, is among the world's largest independent iron foundries. The company produces gray, ductile, and compacted graphite iron castings. Global markets served include automotive and light truck, commercial vehicle, agriculture, construction, material handling, and other industrial sectors. With headquarters and three plants in Waupaca, Wisconsin, as well as plants in Marinette, Wisconsin, Tell City, Indiana, and Etowah, Tennessee, Effingham, Illinois, Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, and Ironwood,Mi, the Foundry employs about 3,900 people.
Waupaca is a city in and the county seat of Waupaca County in the state of Wisconsin, United States. The population was 6,069 at the 2010 census. The city is believed to be named after Sam Waupaca of the Potowatomi tribe.
Marinette is a city in and the county seat of Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located on the south bank of the Menominee River, at its mouth at Green Bay, part of Lake Michigan; to the north is Stephenson Island (Wisconsin), part of the city preserved as park. During the lumbering boom of the late 19th century, Marinette became the tenth-largest city in Wisconsin in 1900, with its peak population of 16,195.
Tell City is a city in Troy Township, Perry County, in the U.S. state of Indiana, along the Ohio River. The population was 7,272 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Perry County.
Previously owned by ThyssenKrupp, ThyssenKrupp Waupaca was purchased by New York-based private equity firm KPS Capital Partners, LP.[ citation needed ] The company has been officially renamed Waupaca Foundry, Inc.[ when? ] In 2014 Waupaca Foundry was acquired by Hitachi Metals, becoming part of Hitachi Metals’ High-Grade Functional Components Company.
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