Special Metals


Creating the World's High-Performance Alloys

Special Metals is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical engineering.


A quick look back into our past.

Wiggin Limited

Henry Wiggin & Company is founded in 1835 and begins making specialty alloys.

Birth of NIMONIC®

During World War II, Wiggin Alloys invents NIMONIC® alloys for gas turbine engines.

Huntington Alloys

Founded in 1922, Huntington Alloys researchers began creating most of today’s alloy families

Special Metals

Special Metals Corp. was born 1998 with the acquisition of Inco Alloys International Inc.

Our History

Seven generations of innovation

Times have changed since the 1830’s—but our spirit of invention and drive to create new metallurgical solutions for the toughest engineering challenges hasn’t.

Precision Castparts Corp.

Global Industrial Leaders

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.

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PCC Energy Group

Driving energy sector solutions

As part of PCC Energy Group, Special Metals collaborates with industry-leading brands to create alloy solutions for critical energy sector challenges.

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