Waupaca Foundry wins 2020 Green Foundry Sustainability Award

Issued at 2020-10-27

Waupaca Foundry Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, is the winner of the 2020 Green Foundry Sustainability Award presented by the America Foundry Society. The iron casting component supplier was honored for outstanding leadership in integrating sustainable business practices throughout its manufacturing operations.

Waupaca Foundry was cited for implementing the ISO 50001 program to create a formal management system approach to energy reduction. Under the systemic approach, foundry leaders are able to gather and analyze data that identifies opportunities for additional energy reduction in plant operations. As compared to 2010, Waupaca was able to achieve an overall reduction in energy consumption of more than 20% at all United States plants.

Waupaca Foundry is the first United States metal caster to receive the accredited ISO 50001 Energy Management System certification.