Waupaca, headquartered in Wisconsin, United States, is the largest worldwide supplier of iron castings.
Waupaca, headquartered in Wisconsin, United States, is the largest worldwide supplier of iron castings.

Waupaca, headquartered in Wisconsin, United States, is the largest worldwide supplier of iron castings, operating six plants in the United States. Waupaca serves the transport machinery market in North America and supplies a wide array of applications from automotive brake parts to industrial, agricultural and construction machinery.

Hitachi Metals is focused on continued global growth. Under the current medium-term management plan, we are working to strengthen and expand our customer base globally while developing global production capabilities and sales networks,” the company said in a press release.

“The iron casting business has been a focus for many years, particularly in the automotive market. In high-grade ductile iron casting and other categories, we have been strengthening our global capacity through the construction of new production facilities in Japan, Korea and the United States as well as the acquisition of our Indian automotive casting subsidiary in April, 2014. We are expanding our business and building a foundation for future growth.”