June 23, 2021
SUSSEX, Wis.—Waukesha Metal Products is marking a significant milestone this year. From humble beginnings as a two-man tool and die shop in Waukesha, Wisconsin, the company has developed into an international full-service metal forming manufacturer. Having delivered “best-cost parts and assemblies” since 1971, Waukesha Metal Products is now celebrating 50 years in business, the company said in a release.
Today, Waukesha Metal Products is headquartered in Sussex, with locations in Grafton, Wisconsin and San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Its services range from precision sheet metal stamping and fabrication to component assembly and tool and die manufacturing. The firm also offers value-added services that include design and engineering, welding, hardware insertion, and machining, according to its website.
Waukesha Metal Products (www.waukeshametal.com) emphasizes innovation, process excellence, validation, and continuous improvement. By striving to achieve these goals, the company created a foundation that enables the highest quality and best performing products that are Engineered for Durability and Strength™, the company said in the release.
The company relies on a motivated and diverse workforce and is dedicated to the local talent pipeline. It takes a hands-on approach to work-based learning initiatives, offering internships, co-op, and apprenticeship programs. Waukesha Metal Products continues to work closely with local schools and colleges to educate students on the opportunities for skilled-trade workers, the company said.
Despite economic turmoil in 2008 and the unforeseen challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Waukesha Metal Products said that it has remained resilient while “maintaining its reputation as an ethical partner to every stakeholder.” The company aims to instill a sense of responsibility among all employees and partners while holding true to its core values of safety, respect, integrity, urgency, and accountability, according to the release.