Fugate Inc. Featured in The Tribune-Review Article for The Tower of Voices
July 7, 2019 – The Tribune-Review released an article illustrating current details of the Flight 93 monument’s construction as our progress with The Tower of Voices continues. NPS spokeswoman Sally Mayberry states, “…performance-enhancing retrofits of the 40 chime tube assemblies is currently in progress.” Fugate Inc. and the rest of the team press on as the first to face such obstacles. “There are no chime systems of this scale anywhere in the world…”, Mayberry provides. Check out the full article here.
New Utility Patent Issued for Resonators
May 21, 2019 – In Arlington, VA, Fugate Inc. was issued US Patent #10,297,238 for a “Resonator Cap with Integrated Playing Surface and Amplifier.” The invention converts a resonator into a drum. This also allows the sympathetic vibrations of the couple tone bar to be captured and amplified via some sort of horn or cone.
Exhibit at The Chicago Drum Show
May 19, 2019 – Fugate Inc. exhibited at the Chicago Drum Show. We were the only company at the show with marimbas, xylophones, cathedral chimes, a Tower of Voices display, winds and brass and, of course, our completely adhesiveless, stave-construction, tuned drum shells.
Contract with the State of Delaware
May 01, 2019 – Fugate Inc. has signed a contract to provide musical instruments to the State of Delaware. If you or someone you know lives in Delaware, please consider us for your band and instrument needs!
Tower of Voices Update
April 16, 2019 – Fugate Inc. is proud to be continuing work on the renowned Tower of Voices National Monument of Stoytown, PA. To the heroes on Flight 93 … we will never forget.