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FDI awarded SBIR contract for new Ruggedized Sterilizer

Fort Defiance Industries (FDI) has been awarded a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Navy for Phase I development of a Portable Ruggedized Energy Efficient Medical Sterilizer (PREEMS). Sterilization of medical and surgical instruments is...
FDI Enters South Korean Distributor Agreement

FDI Enters South Korean Distributor Agreement

Fort Defiance Industries continues its worldwide expansion with the signing of a distributor agreement with South Korean FINE CNS. The exclusive agreement covers the distribution of our Automated Field Steam Sterilizers and accessory products throughout South Korea...
Army Field Hospital Put to Test at Fort Carson

Army Field Hospital Put to Test at Fort Carson

Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado, made history this month by becoming the first active duty unit to set up and test the field hospital — Army Medicine’s modernized, modular update to the well-known Combat Support Hospital. The group was assigned to the...
FDI Ships P2131 Sterilizer Number 200!

FDI Ships P2131 Sterilizer Number 200!

It was cause for celebration at FDI on May 23, 2018. The date marks the occasion of FDI shipping its 200th P2131 Automated Field Steam Sterilizer to the U.S. Dept. of Defense. Since shipping its first system in 2015, FDI has worked hand-in-hand with the U.S. Army,...

FDI Enters French Distributor Agreement

Fort Defiance Industries is strengthening its worldwide presence through a partnership with Paris-based Crim’Tech. The exclusive agreement covers the distribution of our Automated Field Steam Sterilizers and accessory products throughout France. Crim’tech has many...

FDI Relies on Hobart Filler Metals

Watch this video on YouTube Based in Loudon, Tennessee, Fort Defiance Industries manufactures a variety of products, including an automated field steam autoclave produced for the Department of Defense. For this application, FDI needed a filler metal that would provide...
Combat Support Hospital Flexes Mobility, Ingenuity

Combat Support Hospital Flexes Mobility, Ingenuity

TWINSBURG, Ohio –“This is a historical moment,” said Army Col. LaConnia Dandy, commander of the Army Reserve’s 256th Combat Support Hospital, “because CSHs don’t jump.” Jumping, or moving a hospital on the battlefield to maintain proximity to advancing units, is...