National Composites Employee Spotlight – Rick Grise

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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.


NC Embraces Manufacturing Process Automations

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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.


A New Era – Introducing American Recreational Products

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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

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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 Quarterly Newsletter – July 2021

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At National Composites we feel that communications are key to forming great business relationships. Hence the reason we publish a quarterly newsletter, each of which introduced key-staff members and highlights industry points of interest.

As always, we thank you for your continued commitment and hope that when you have the opportunity to spend a little time getting to know our National Composites Family.


Sunrise Fiberglass Joins the National Composites Family of Companies

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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.


National Composites welcomes two new production facilities

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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.