News Release Provided By MEDC
- Expansion will create 61 skilled jobs in Gogebic County
- Global castings manufacturer chooses Michigan for access to high-quality talent
LANSING, Mich. – Waupaca Foundry, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality cast and machined iron components for the transportation and industrial markets, plans to expand in the city of Ironwood, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.
The project is expected to generate total private investment of $4.3 million and create 61 jobs. Michigan was chosen over competing sites in Arkansas and Wisconsin.
“Waupaca Foundry’s decision to establish a facility in Ironwood is great news for Gogebic County and will mean good jobs for many of the talented workers in the region,” said Gov. Rick Snyder. “We applaud the company for choosing to locate here and are thrilled to welcome them to Michigan.”