Fort Wayne Metals is a leading manufacturer of wire-based products for medical devices. We have evolved to a fully integrated system of melt, production, and processing of wire, cables, composites, and assemblies across 17 facilities in the U.S. and Ireland.
Now under the leadership of Ardelle’s son, Scott, Fort Wayne Metals, which has nearly 1,200 employees, manufactures customized products that are shipped to more than 50 countries worldwide, a majority for use in medical devices such as pacemakers, guidewires, stents, catheters, neuro-stimulation leads, bone screws, braces, and more.
Driven by a spirit of innovation, quality, and continual improvement, Fort Wayne Metals has pioneered the development of new alloys and revolutionary materials to accommodate virtually every application.
We constantly expand upon an unparalleled breadth of materials, capabilities, and technical expertise, offering a range of alloys – including Nitinol, titanium, cobalt chromes, stainless steel, and high-performance alloys – for a wide spectrum of materials and forms, including round wire, shaped wire, bar, rod, strands, cables, alloy composites, and more. As a global leader in custom-product manufacturing that seeks to innovate and grow, Fort Wayne Metals has more than 22,000 parts on file.
We are experts in value-added services, including custom assembly and fittings and many of the coatings used in the medical device industry. Since we serve so many medical device markets, we are FDA registered and ISO 9001, AS 9100D, and ISO 13485 certified
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