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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Foam Fabricators Expanding
Foam Fabricators is beginning a 30,000 sp. ft. expansion at their Fort Madison facility. The expansion is primarily in warehousing space to better serve their customers. Foam Fabricators Vice President Mark Sabolcik stated, “We are currently undergoing a significant plant expansion in Fort Madison due to the continued business growth that we are experiencing in our overall customer base.” The expansion is targeted to be completed at the end of June or early July.
Foam Fabricators began in 1957 as a single plant molding a very new material, expanded polystyrene (EPS), into ice chests and swim toys. Today, they are a coast-to-coast network of state-of-the-art molding and fabricating plants that provide a variety of industries with economical and efficient shape molded and fabricated foam products, packaging and components.
For more than 50 years, Foam Fabricators has led the industry's growth in new applications, new foams, and new technology. Instrumental in our leadership are our design and testing centers. Each is staffed with degreed packaging engineers and fully equipped with the latest in fabrication drop testing, computerized data acquisition and computerized part design and drawing systems.
Each of their manufacturing facilities are ISO9001:2008 certified through NQA, an internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems. Foam Fabricators has the experienced personnel and technology to excel in our customers' highly sophisticated quality programs. Their engineering-driven design processes can assist customer design efforts and our state-of-the-art production processes assure exceptional product quality.
The Fort Madison facility was relocated from the Joliet, Illinois area in 2002. They moved the facility to better service their customers in the area. The major customers supplied by this facility are Whirlpool – Amana, HNI Corporation and Winegard. The plant currently has approximately 55 full time employees. For more information visit www.foamfabricatorsinc.com