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Etowah foundry gets new name

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ETOWAH, TN. (WRCB) -- A Wisconsin based company with local ties has a new name and owner.

Tuesday, ThyssenKrupp Waupaca announced it's has been purchased by KPS Capital Partners and will now be called Waupaca Foundry.

The company employs 3,500 people at six plants, with one being in Etowah.

The foundry produces graphite and iron castings used for cars, construction, farming and other industrial markets.

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