Three in one
The operations, adjacent to one of the group’s foundries in Waupaca, WI, features three production cells, with inverted twin-spindle CNC lathes to finish machine parts with consistently tight tolerances.
Three inverted twin-spindle lathes finish machine gray iron parts with consistently tight tolerances.
Delivery and take-away
The new machine shop is served by automated guided vehicles that deliver, transfer, and collect parts among three CNC machining cells.
Waupaca Foundry will recycle gray iron chips machined from the castings and remelt them for new iron castings.
A one-stop shop
The new plant machines commercial-vehicle brake components cast at the foundry, an expansion resulting from customer demand.