National Composites Employee Spotlight – Rick Grise
Rick Grise born in a small town in Indiana. However his father worked on refineries all over the world and Rick landed in 9 different schools by the eighth grade. He met up with many different cultures which helped to shape his ability to work with people from all different backgrounds.
National Composites sees automation and a strong labor force as the future of the industry.
National Composites believes in automation. So much so that we have already installed two new trim cells into our plants and have three more trim cells and three robotic sprayers on the way.
One of the industries largest publications recently spoke with National Composite’s President, Adam Fenton about the evolution of automation and the molding and manufacturing industry.
Read the article here.
A New Era – American Recreational Products
In June of 2022, National Composites announced their intention to build a new plant in Fenton, Michigan. American Recreational Products (ARP), a division of National Composites selected the location for easy access to major highways and railways as well as the talent laden workforce in the area.
American Recreational Products will invest $4 million, employ 59 at new Fenton plant (MLIVE) Article
FENTON, MI — American Recreational Products plans to open a new facility with a fiberglass product line in Fenton, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday, June 13.
ARP, a subsidiary of National Composites, which manufacturers composites and plastics for companies including John Deere, Navistar, Crest Marine, and Avalon Pontoons, has three locations in Michigan, including one in Owosso, and employs more than 150 residents.
National Composites Acquires Able Manufacturing & Assembly, Joplin, MO., Adding Capabilities and Doubling Production Capacity.
July 31st, 2021, National Composites, Troy Michigan, continues to implement a strategic growth plan developed by the leadership team in 2019.
I am pleased to announce that North Central Equity (the Sunrise Parent Company) and National Composites have entered into an agreement for National Composites to acquire Sunrise Fiberglass LLC.
Given the unprecedented COVID related impact to the Sunrise Fiberglass markets over the last several weeks, we began a concentrated effort to find a suitable buyer.
Over 2019 National Composites has seen large growth within the markets we currently serve as well as new markets. We are excited to announce that in 2020 National Composites will have two more production facilities under its umbrella. The addition of these facilities will increase our production capacity, diversify our molding capabilities, and increase our value to our customers, becoming a one-stop-shop for all their composite needs.