Company to Build Iron Foundry in Iowa
April 29, 2011
North American Ductile Iron Co. (Nadicom) plans to build its first North American ductile iron castings foundry in Iowa City, Iowa. The $85 million facility plans to employ 175 people and will have the capacity to cast and machine large components for the wind-turbine market. Nadicom plans to begin operations by 2013. According to Nadicom, Iowa City provided a central location, complete with rail and other logistical considerations, and access to a world-class workforce. Iowa is the nation’s second-largest producer of wind energy behind only Texas.