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Ward Corporation


Pouring molten aluminum into a sand mold. Company

Ward Corporation is comprised of the following divisions:

  • Ward Pattern & Engineering
  • Ward Aluminum Casting
  • Ward Heat Treating
  • Ward Production Machine

We pride ourselves as being a large enough business to support the tooling, casting, heat treating, and machining requirements of our customers, yet small enough to be responsive and pro-active to assure ongoing customer satisfaction. Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, this family owned business has successfully grown from 3 employees to over 200 employees throughout its four divisions.

As a complete one-stop source for engineering, tooling, casting, machining and heat treating, the strength of Ward Corporation lies in the ability to rapidly convert an idea into an accurate and complete component for prototype and production.

Checking an aluminum casting with a computerized measuring machine. Quality

Ward Corporation's production process is timely and cost-effective, allowing us to meet and exceed customer expectations. Certification in ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Standard System provides a strong vehicle for customer satisfaction goals. Using these philosophies, Ward Corporation understands the importance of Advance Product Quality Planning, Failure Mode Effect Analysis and Control Plans as the means of achieving our quality objectives.
The strength of our company is its people. Working as a team, Ward Corporation is committed to providing our customers with the utmost in quality and delivery performance, at the lowest possible cost.

We recognize that innovation and continuous improvement are essential in maintaining the stature as an industry leader.


Our ecological goal is to protect our environment and its resources for future generations.

Picture of a furnace holding aluminum. Maintenance

Maintenance is a primary function for us at Ward Corporation. Utilizing a computerized maintenance program, the staff performs continuing preventative maintenance, as well as capital improvement installation, thus ensuring our quality, dependability and success of our corporate image.

Our in-house laboratory uses an extensive range of equipment for controlling and monitoring our production processes, assuring the utmost in quality products. Our continual focus on technological advances in the industry keeps us a step above the rest.

Photo Gallery

Business People magazine article about Ward Corporation as a woman-owned business. Various aluminum castings produced at Ward Corporation. Various aluminum castings produced at Ward Corporation. Molten aluminum being poured into a permanent mold. Before TS-16949, Ward Corporation was certified to QS9000. Raw aluminum castings in process to be cleaned and finished. Employees inspecting the dimensions of a large prototype sand mold prior to pouring castings. A basket of aluminum castings during the heat treating process. CAD is used in the design of aluminum castings and the design of the tooling required to make them. Sand cores can be made and assembled to form the internal detail of complex castings. cummins_award


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