Special Metals is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical engineering. For over 170 years, our foundries and metal works have forged the tools of the modern age. You’ll find our alloys in almost every industry as we continue to help shape the technological marvels of tomorrow. The Special Metals Corporation group includes international manufacturing divisions and sales and marketing organizations to serve specific parts of the world.
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Special Metals is owned by Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), which is a global conglomerate operating in more than a dozen countries that manufactures complex metal components and products, high-quality investment castings, forgings and fastener systems for power generation, aerospace, space exploration, military and other mission-critical applications.Timeline
Special Metals Wiggin Limited begins making specialty alloys in 1835.
During World War II, Wiggin Alloys invents the NIMONIC® family of alloys for gas turbine engines.
Huntington Alloy Works was founded in 1922, where researchers began creating most of today’s alloy families
Special Metals Corporation was born 1998 with the acquisition of Inco Alloys International Inc.