Werner Trucking – Hecktown, PA

Description Werner Trucking used FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber in multiple application in this newly constructed multi-story building. Fiber reinforcement replaced specified wire mesh at a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd in the slab-on-ground application. FORTA-FERRO was also used to reinforce the slab-on-metal deck at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. Using fiber reinforcement will provide […]

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Mygrant Glass Co.- Canton, MI

Description FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers were specified at a dosage of 5.0 lb/cu yd in this newly constructed warehouse floor. Concrete was pumped in place and received a troweled finish. Owners were happy with the cost of fiber compared to traditional steel mesh, which made it very easy to choose FORTA-FERRO. Key Points Increased Durability […]

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Lehigh Valley Health Network – Easton, PA

Description This newly constructed hospital and cancer center used FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber to replace wire mesh in the slab-on-ground and slab-on-metal deck applications. 3.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fiber in this project allowed the contractors to stay on time as well as control cracking. Key Points Increased Durability Replaced Wire Mesh Saved Time & […]

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JJ Drive Warehouse – Greensboro, NC

Description FORTA team members worked with Triad Design to design this 750,000 sq ft. warehouse floor based on owners ‘criteria. Triad Design normally use rebar or wire mesh. However, FORTA-FERRO provides a faster start and finish because of the scarcity of wire mesh. The owner could start on their schedule, not the wire mesh mill […]

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Forgotten Harvest – Oak Park, MI

Description Dedicated to relieving hunger in the Metro Detroit Area, Forgotten Harvest invested in this newly constructed multi-story building. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers replaced specified steel mesh at a dosage of 4.0 lb cu/yd in multiple applications. Due to supply chain issues, the cost of fiber reinforcement saved money compared to steel mesh and eliminated […]

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Follet Corporation Warehouse Expansion – Northampton, PA

Description FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers replaced 6×6 wire mesh and #6 rebar in this warehouse expansion in Northampton, Pennsylvania. The original portion of this building used traditional steel reinforcements and owners wanted a more durable expansion. The contractor used FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers to add toughness to this slab-on-ground and exterior pavement application at a dosage […]

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Brewer’s Block Apartment Complex – Monroeville, PA

Description This newly constructed apartment complex used FORTA FERRO macro synthetic fibers in the slab-on-ground and slab-on-metal deck sections at a dosage of 3.0 and 4.0 lb/cu yd. Reinforcement fibers replaced the specified wire mesh and saved time on the construction schedule as well as came in at a lower cost per square foot. Key […]

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Mercedes Financial – Farmington Hills, MI

Description Mercedes Financial Services in Farmington Hills, Michigan replaced wire mesh in this newly constructed multi-story building. This project, totaling 4,200 cubic yards, utilized FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd in the slab-on-metal-deck and 5.0 lb/cu yd in the slab-on-ground applications. Contractors were pleased with the ease of use of FORTA-FERRO, […]

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Shipping Facility – Portage, MI

Description This newly constructed industrial park in Portage, MI used FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers in this 80,000 sq ft warehouse floor and dolly pads. By specifying reinforcement fibers at 5.0 lb/cu yd, contractors were able to create a more durable concrete slab. The elimination of wire mesh saved both time and money and allowed this […]

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Manufacturing Facility Addition (Part 2) – Hammond, LA

Description This international manufacturing facility, headquartered in the New Orleans area, manufactures conveyor belt systems and food processing equipment. It is the second addition to their facility in which they used non-corrosive FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber instead of traditional steel fiber. FORTA-FERRO makes it possible to use a lower dosage rate of fiber per cu […]

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