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Thank you for “40 Years of Fiber”

FORTA Corporation announces the retirement of Daniel Biddle FORTA Corporation would like to announce the retirement of Daniel Biddle, Vice President of Sales. Dan has been a staple in not only the concrete industry, but also our hearts for the past 40 years. His impact on the use of fiber reinforcement in the industry is […]

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Dan in the Wild

FORTA Reinforces Permeable Concrete Vessels

This research project, which first began in 2017, aims to clean and preserve local water reservoirs. For example, in some shallow waterways nitrogen and phosphorus can leach into the reservoirs resulting in an annual bloom of toxic algae.  An Ohio State University research team aims to combat this algae bloom by creating Artificial Floating Islands (AFIs) […]

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Permeable Concrete Vessels

FORTA Donates fiber for Bowling Ball Competition

Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (FRC) Bowling Ball Competition 2020 FORTA Corporation has once again donated fibers to engineering students across the country participating in this year’s Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC) Bowling Ball Competition.  The competition will take place on Sunday, March 29th, 2020 during the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention in Rosemont/Chicago, IL.  The FRC Bowling Ball […]

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See us at our next show – ACPA – Pennsylvania Chapter

American Concrete Pavement Association, Pennsylvania Chapter 22nd Annual Concrete Conference February 19-21 Harrisburg, PA The Pennsylvania Chapter of the ACPA will meet to discuss state of the art practices and innovations in concrete pavement technologies and other long term and cost-effective concrete solutions for the transportation infrastructure. Stop by Booth #21 for more information on how FORTA […]

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ACPA PA Chapter

FORTA DONATES TO CIM AUCTION

CIM AUCTION SUPPORTS DEGREE PROGRAMS IN CONCRETE INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT Since its start in 1995, the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program has given students the skills and techniques needed in today’s ever-changing concrete construction industry. This first-of-its-kind program offers new concrete professionals extensive management skills developed specifically for the concrete industry while earning a four-year degree, […]

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FORTA Partners with ACPA to offer discounted registration for World of Concrete 2020

FORTA PARTNERS WITH ACPA FOR DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION FORTA is proud to partner with the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) to offer our customers a discounted registration rate when attending the 2020 World of Concrete.  This year’s event will be held February 4th-7th at Las Vegas Convention Center and features over a dozen contests, events and […]

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WOC 2020

2018 Fiber Reinforced Bowling Ball Competition

FRC Bowling Ball Competition 2018 FORTA Corporation is pleased to have donated fibers to students participating in the FRC Bowling Ball Competition that will take place at the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Convention on Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah. According to the ACI website, the objective of this competition is to […]

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FORTA Reinforced Biosand Filters Bring Clean Water to the Philippines

Clean Water International is a nonprofit organization providing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions to rural communities in the Philippines and is expanding globally. They are located in the United States, Canada, and the Philippines. Founded in 2011 by Executive Director, Mr. Darrell Nelson, Clean Water International bases its efforts around their mission statement: “We […]

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FORTA Gives Back: Donates to Make-a-Wish Foundation

FORTA Corporation donated $10,000 to in order to make “wishes” come true for two Make-a-Wish® foundation children. Make-a-Wish foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-a-Wish describes the program: “A wish come true has the power to make kids feel stronger, more courageous, and more determined to overcome their illnesses. Many families and […]

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