News & Events

Franklin Bronze Participates in Economic Discussion with U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia at Erie High School

Operations Manager, Chris Barber represented Franklin Bronze as one of four manufacturers in northwestern Pennsylvania to participate in a roundtable discussion focusing on economic development in the region. The discussion was held in conjunction with the presentation of a $1.2M grant announced by U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia and awarded to the Education & Training Hub at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville.

Investment Castings in Our Everyday Lives

Investment Castings are used in nearly every industry and every aspect of our lives from food processing to oil & gas, water treatment, automotive, aerospace, construction, steel, transportation and more.

10 Advantages of Investment Casting

Read about the 10 advantages of investment casting. The investment casting process offers many benefits including cost savings, design freedom, close tolerances, better finishes, savings in machining time, reproducible, assembly savings, and overall – they just look better!

“Chance for Copper” Metal Center News

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised awareness on copper’s virus killing properties and that commonly touched surfaces can spread viruses and disease.  According to the EPA, the surfaces of copper and its’ alloys, such as brass and bronze, are antimicrobial.  Using antimicrobial copper on touch surfaces such as door handles, knobs, and other fixtures are proven to reduce the spread of viruses.

In the latest issue of Metal Center News, Shelly Winters, Marketing/Sales coordinator spoke with Editor-in-Chief, Dan Markham, on this and Franklin Bronze’s ability to cast antimicrobial bronze door handles, knobs, brackets and fixtures.

“Copper Kills Coronavirus” May 2020 INCAST Product Spotlight

Our Antimicrobial Door Handles Spotlighted in May 2020 INCAST Issue “Copper Kills Coronavirus”

INCAST magazine was interested in our post about how “Copper Kills Coronavirus” and featured our antimicrobial door handles on their front cover and in a two-page spread in their May 2020 issue.

Earth Day 2020

This Earth Day the theme is Climate Change. Investment castings help to make the world a cleaner place by reducing material usage, waste, time and costs.

Copper reduces the life of Coronavirus

Copper reduces the life of Coronavirus. FBPC has the capabilities and expertise to cast an antimicrobial, lead free metal, bronze alloy CDA 87850, as door handles, knobs, brackets, fixtures and more to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve. Public areas, hospitals and medical facilities can benefit now.