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July 15, 2014
Fort Wayne Metals develops the strongest CP Grade 4 Titanium ever

Thanks to 4TiTUDE™ from Fort Wayne Metals, you no longer have to choose between the beneficial properties of commercially pure Titanium and  the strength of alloyed Titanium such as TiZr or Ti 6Al-4V ELI.

May 12, 2014
Silk™ Nitinol: nothing is smoother.

Fort Wayne Metals announced the availability of Silk™ Nitinol during the SMST Conference on May 12, 2014. This material achieves a surface roughness of 3µin RMS or less with no visible oxide. This means that using Silk™ Nitinol can eliminate the need for mechanical or electropolishing.

February 12, 2013
Fort Wayne Metals unveils new bobbin design for braiding applications

February 7, 2013, FORT WAYNE, IN—Fort Wayne Metals is unveiling this week Endura™ bobbin, its innovative new bobbin product designed for braiding applications.

April 26, 2012
Fort Wayne Metals' production not impacted by explosion at Evonik plant

April 26, 2011 - While the explosion of an Evonik production facility in Marl, Germany has had a sicgnificant impact on the availability of cyclododecatriene (CDT), it will not disrupt Fort Wayne Metals' production in any way.

February 1, 2012
Fort Wayne Metals' Retirement Plan Recognized

FORT WAYNE, IN—Every year, the editors of PLANSPONSOR magazine, the industry's leading resource for pension and benefit related news, recognize plan sponsors that demonstrate leadership in providing a more secure retirement for workers. This year, finalists include corporations like dairy producer Land O'Lakes, Lufthansa German Airlines, the global computer security provider Symantec Corporation – and Fort Wayne Metals.

July 14, 2011
Fort Wayne Metals gains trademark registration for NDR®

FORT WAYNE, IN. – As implantable medical devices keep getting smaller, it is becoming more and more challenging to produce wire that combines decreasing diameters with the fatigue strength required for critical implant applications. This is why Fort Wayne Metals has developed the patent-pending NDR® process for which it has now gained trademark registration.

December 20, 2010
Fort Wayne Metals Recommended for AS 9100B Aerospace Certification

Fort Wayne, Ind. (December 20, 2010) - Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corporation has been recommended by TUV Rheinland for AS 9100B certification, an international quality standard for the aerospace industry. This certification will prove the Company's dedication to quality processing, testing and documentation as it expands its product offering.

November 23, 2010
Fort Wayne Metals Continues to Grow LABECA Facility

Fort Wayne, Ind. (November 23, 2010) - Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corp. announced today that it will expand operations at its LABECA facility, located at 3401 McArthur Drive. The company will invest $2 million in manufacturing equipment and will retain 66 jobs. The project will begin this month and is scheduled to be completed in November 2012.

July 12, 2009
FWM Materials Testing Laboratory accredited by A2LA

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Fort Wayne Metals, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality precision wire, this week announced their Materials Testing Laboratory has been awarded ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).

July 11, 2009
FWM introduces unique Helical Hollow Strand™

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Fort Wayne Metals, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality precision wire, this week introduced Helical Hollow Strand (HHS)TM, an innovation that furthers the company’s excellence in stranding and cabling of medical grade wire.