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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NLB Corporation – Wixom, MI

Description FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers were used to reinforce this slab-on-metal deck at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. Reinforcement fibers were used because of the cost savings compared to steel, as well as eliminating the need to store and place wire mesh. FORTA-FERRO is also durable and long-lasting, which positively impacts the long-term cost […]

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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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Kennesaw State University Campus Housing – Kennesaw, GA

Description Supply issues motivated contractors to convert the specified steel mesh to reinforcement fiber in this 5-story slab-on-metal-deck project. 6×6 w2.1w2.1 was replaced with FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. This eliminated storage and theft concerns, the crane time needed to place the mesh, and greatly reduced safety hazards. Wire […]

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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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GetGo Fuel Depot – Erie, PA

Description The numerous freeze-thaw cycles of Erie, Pennsylvania can wreak havoc on concrete. To combat this, GetGo specified FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers at a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd in this newly constructed fuel depot. Known for its long-term durability, FORTA-FERRO also offers structural enhancements and will be effective at preventing rutting in this 330 […]

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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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