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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Breezy Acres Greenhouse – Centre Hall, PA

Description This greenhouse replaced 6×6 W2.9 x W2.9 specified steel with FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers. Due to the high costs of traditional steel reinforcement this contractor was able to pass on some of the savings to the customer by using a macro synthetic reinforcement. At a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fibers this project […]

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Log Cabin Restaurant – Seneca, PA

Description When rebuilding a restaurant destroyed by fire, these owners decided to replace 6×6 W2.9 x W2.9 specified steel with FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers. The contractor is very familiar with FORTA products and uses it as much as possible. And for good reason. At a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd this slab-on-ground application will remain […]

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Manheim High School – Manheim, PA

Description Manheim High School specified FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers when renovating and adding a new addition to their facility. Over the course of three years, 2,000 yards of reinforced concrete was pumped, tailgated, and received a troweled finish at a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd. FORTA reinforcement fibers are known for their ease of use […]

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Rossford School – Rossford, OH

Description This multi-story educational building saved $50,000 by replacing specified wire mesh and rebar with FORTA-FERRO® reinforcement fibers. With the use of these fibers, they were able to eliminate the tedious job of storing and placing wire mesh and/or rebar while still providing maximum long-term durability, structural enhancements, and effective secondary/temperature crack control. Rossford School […]

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Gusmer Corporation – Hickory, NC

Description Gusmer Corporation and FORTA Experts worked with this design build team to create a design that was advantageous to both the owner and builder in this newly constructed multi-story building. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers replaced rebar in this slab-on-ground application at a dosage of 3.0 lb/cu yd. 4.0 lb/cu yd of reinforcement fibers were […]

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Greenlea Warehouse – Greensboro, NC

Description This warehouse near the Piedmont Triad International Airport, is located in an area of tremendous growth. Triad Design Engineering worked with FORTA Engineers to design this project using their parameters and joint spacing. Based on this design, they specified 3.0 lb/cu yd of FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers for the 220,000 sq ft floor for […]

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Watsontown Trucking – Milton, PA

Description Watsontown Trucking replaced specified wire mesh in the slab-on-ground for this new warehouse construction. FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers were utilized in place of steel reinforcements, for better impact resistance and increased crack control. In addition to those benefits, using reinforcement fibers allowed contractors to keep this project on time by avoiding lengthy wait-times for […]

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Energy Drink Factory – Phoenix, AZ

Description Lagerhaus in Phoenix, Arizona specified FORTA-FERRO reinforcement fibers at a dosage of 7.5 lb/cu yd in this slab-on-ground application. Replacing the need for traditional steel reinforcement was crucial in this new construction. An extended joint system was implemented to meet the automated racking system’s requirements. Contractor, Suntec believes in FORTA products and were pleased […]

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Private Terminal & Hangar – El Paso, TX

Description Dominating the DYE | NBA Aviation design of a private jet terminal and hangar for fixed-base operator, Million Air, is a large steel superstructure. Located in El Paso, the 9,843 sq ft executive terminal and 23,383 sq ft hangar provide a new level of luxury for highflyers. At the heart of this superstructure is […]

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