A leading company for research and development of Nickel Alloys, Special Metals (The forged Products segment of PCC Energy Group), also known as the “Nickel Plant,” engineers and develops alloys to supply worldwide needs and demands. Beginning as Wiggin Limited in 1835 and making nickel alloys, the plant today engineers innovative products for industries such as Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Power Generation, and Chemical Processing. This company, located in Huntington, West Virginia, is the “Biggest in nickel Alloy,” covering a massive 130 acre area. (Official website) Special Metals focuses on markets of aerospace and power generation.
Special Metals production of nickel alloys had touched the lived of many people around the world for many years and still does today. Its history dates back to 1835 and innovative inventions such as NIMONIC (R) have brought great advancements during times such as WWll. This invention was used for gas turbine engines. A variety of alloys, from items of common household use such as the stove top element, to alloys that can withstand the intense high temperatures of turbine engines, Special Metals is a worldwide leader in Aerospace Alloys.
Special Metals superior Engineering, Designs, and Production are diverse in markets as listed on their official website as follows: