The Effingham machining and assembly operation is located in Effingham County, Illinois. It spans 180,000 square feet and employs 125 people. Waupaca Foundry - Effingham machines and assembles suspension components (cast at our Lawrenceville ductile iron foundry), exhaust manifolds, and brackets for original equipment automotive manufacturers.
Primarily, Effingham operates CNC machining of ductile iron, Hi-Sil Moly and aluminum castings to the precise dimensions required by the automotive industry. Once parts are machined to size some light assembly is performed. Typically, this assembly requires the pressing in of bushings, bearings, ball joints, threaded studs, clips, and dust covers.