Metal Technologies Auburn LLC (Auburn, Ind.), a producer of gray iron products, purchased Auburn Foundry's industrial assets for its new manufacturing facility. The foundry was purchased through a U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval, and will bring 146 new jobs to the Auburn, Ind. community. Metal Technologies Group has more than 1,900 employees around the world and produces more than 683,000 tons of iron and aluminum castings per year serving the small-engine, automotive, heavy-duty truck, appliance, compressor and trailer markets. The Auburn plant will supply gray iron castings to the automotive and medium/heavy truck industries. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) provided an incentive package that helped secure the $9.7 million manufacturing plant.