Waupaca Foundry has been in the foundry business for 147 years, making a name for themselves in the market as a casting powerhouse and leaders in the industry.

 

On October 9th, General Kinematics had the distinguished opportunity of touring their facilities at the headquarters in Waupaca, Wisconsin. Taking a walk through the plant you can see the elaborate systems of moving caverns that tell a story. General Kinematics equipment can be found scattered throughout the foundry ranging from 3 to over 30 years of age. As you look from one unit to the next you can see the evolution of innovation that has come through this partnership. Join GK’s Foundry Director, Claude Hutchens, Mike Nikolai, CEO, COO, and President of Waupaca, and Bob Jeswinski, VP Manufacturing and Engineering Waupaca as they tell the story of their partnership.

 

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