Pipe fittings used around the world manufactured in Tioga County
For nearly a century, hot, molten iron has flowedinside Ward Manufacturing’s foundries in the Tioga County borough of Blossburg, Pennsylvania. A leading manufacturer of piping components, Ward Manufacturing’s fittings have been used in thousands of installations around the globe including those in homes, commercial developments, public buildings and even the new Freedom Tower in New York City.
Founded in 1924 by Joseph Patrick Ward, Ward Manufacturing quickly became and remains one of the largest employers in Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier. More than 500 people are employed by Ward Manufacturing at the company’s plants in Blossburg and throughout the United States. The company has 17 distribution centers across the country and in Canada. Ward Manufacturing has gone through several expansions in Blossburg, including ones in 1928, 1938 and 1955. They’ve added many new products over the years, some of them with the help of automation and new processes. Read more!