National Composites Announces Strategic Partnership with Laval

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Troy, MI | 12/18/23 – National Composites, a renowned multi-plant OEM supplier of custom molded FRP, Thermoformed plastic, and full metal cab fabrications and assembly, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Laval, a leading North American compression mold maker. This partnership marks a significant step in National Composites’ continuous pursuit of growth and innovation, particularly in the Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) and Bulk Molding Compound (BMC) domain.

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Holt manufacturer’s $6.8 million expansion expected to create new jobs (LSJ)

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Holt manufacturer’s $6.8 million expansion expected to create new jobs

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DELHI TWP. — An expansion at Molded Plastics Industries, a manufacturing company founded almost 50 years ago in Holt, was one of three celebrated last week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Economic Development Corporation officials.

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Lion Electric Hosts Grand Opening of Joliet, IL Factory

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National Composites would like to congratulate Lion Electric on the recent grand opening of their 900,000 square foot plant in Illinois.  Lion Electric is an important partner of National Composites and we look forward to watching their company grow.

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Lion Electric Hosts Grand Opening of Joliet, IL Factory

The company says the factory is the largest electric U.S.

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National Composites Named #9 Fastest-Growing Manufacturing Company

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National Composites was recently named the ninth fastest growing manufacturing company in the United States for 2023 by Inc.com.  With a three year growth of 861%, National Composites also ranked 688th in the country for all industries.  “It’s a great honor to be recognized for the hard work our team has been putting in” says Adam Fenton, CEO of National Composites.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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