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Waupaca Foundry opens


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IRONWOOD - On Thursday, Waupaca Foundry held a ribbon-cutting for the opening of their seventh manufacturing facility, and the first in this area, in the Ironwood Industrial Park. A host of dignitaries attended the event, which celebrated the cooperation of area, city and state entities along with management at Waupaca to bring the plant here.

The facility represents an investment of $4.3 million and will create 61 new jobs, 42 of which are already working on site. As a result of the expansion, Waupaca Foundry was awarded a $1.2 million Michigan Business...