Scrap Beat

by Scrap Magazine | Sep 22, 2020

Waupaca Foundry Closes Pennsylvania Ductile Iron Factory

Waupaca Foundry (Waupaca, Wis.) closed its Lawrenceville, Pa., ductile iron foundry in August due to “capacity that exceeds demand in the supply chain,” the company says.

The company will continue to manufacture the automotive suspension components the plant produced at other facilities. Waupaca Foundry eliminated nearly 200 jobs as a result of the closure. The COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the decision to close the foundry, Rick Sutton, Waupaca Foundry’s vice president of operations, stated in a press release. Visit