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Waupaca Foundry Overview

  • Waupaca, WI
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1955
  • Company - Private
  • Metal & Mineral Manufacturing
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Waupaca Foundry, Inc., is solid as the castings we create. Waupaca is North America’s leading supplier of iron castings to the automotive, commercial vehicle, agriculture, construction, and industrial markets, produces gray iron castings, ductile iron castings, HNM™ series ...
Mission: Waupaca maintains strong social and environmental commitments to its employees and communities, including improvements sustained through green initiatives, a well-maintained and safe environment, and the encouragement of employees’ personal growth through the advancement and ...

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July 7, 2022
Team Leader, Ethan Lamar works in the ductile iron mill room at Waupaca Foundry in Tell City, Indiana. For 10 years, Ethan has proudly been learning the craft of working in a foundry. But, if you ask him, Waupaca Foundry is his “family outside of [his] family" and is the reason he's committed to the development and safety of his team.
Casting Call | Ethan Lamar
June 28, 2022
Core Room Foreman, Laura Roloff has spent nearly a decade at Waupaca Foundry in the core room, starting as an operator, followed by servicing machines and a team lead. That's the same amount of time she spent in her first career in healthcare. Realizing she needed a change, a referral brought her to the foundry. She says, "It's a great place to work! They take great care of us and that's what keeps us here."
Casting Call | Laura Roloff

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"Good pay good benefits and you’ll move through the ranks quickly if you show promise."

Aug 19, 2022 - Material Handler/Forklift Operator in Marinette, WI
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Long hours and weekend work.

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There's been a talent drain occurring for about ten years now culminating with the challenges covid has added to the labor force. Management largely ignored the smoldering flames that started years
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Waupaca Foundry Interviews

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  1. Maintenance Mechanic Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Waupaca, WI
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    I applied online. I interviewed at Waupaca Foundry (Waupaca, WI) in Sep 2020


    Very thorough Interview process plus a walk-through of the plant. Interview started in the HR department followed by the walkthrough of plant 2. Very excited to see all that goes on in the foundry. Starting my career at the foundry later this month! Will add additional reviews of the foundy later.....

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Waupaca Foundry Awards & Accolades

  • Best Casting ConversionAmerican Foundry Society2020
  • Better Practice and Better Project AwardsU.S. Department of Energy2020
  • Green Foundry Sustainability AwardAmerican Foundry Society2020
  • Fred Linebarger Education AwardAmerican Foundry Society Cast Iron Division2019
  • Patriot AwardEmployer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)2019

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Waupaca Foundry Locations

  • Ironwood, MI
  • Marinette, WI
  • Tell City, IN
  • Waupaca, WI
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