Elite to open new foam factory in Maryland | Plastics News

2022-09-12 03:33:13 By : Mr. Michael Liu

Elite Comfort Solutions LLC will build a foam pouring and fabrication manufacturing site in a newly leased facility located in the Harford County Enterprise Zone in Havre de Grace, Md.

Furniture and bedding polyurethane foam manufacturer Elite Comfort Solutions  LLC will open a new foam manufacturing plant in Havre de Grace, Md., its first in the state. It predicts the new foam pouring and fabrication facility will employ 225 people by 2025.

Economic development group Advantage Maryland is providing $900,000 toward the project and another $90,000 is being provided by Harford County.

This will be the eighth facility for Elite, which is based in Newnan, Ga. It also have manufacturing in Arkansas, North Carolina, Mississippi and California.

Elite was acquired by Leggett & Platt in 2019. Its polyurethane foam products include memory foam, temperature responsive foam and conventional comfort foams for bedding, furniture and other fabricated items.

"We look forward to continuing to grow Elite ... and expanding our footprint with this new facility in Maryland," Tyson Hagale, president of bedding products at Leggett & Platt, in a news release.

Do you have an opinion about this story? Do you have some thoughts you'd like to share with our readers? Plastics News would love to hear from you. Email your letter to Editor at [email protected]

Please enter a valid email address.

Please enter your email address.

Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.

Staying current is easy with Plastics News delivered straight to your inbox, free of charge.

Plastics News covers the business of the global plastics industry. We report news, gather data and deliver timely information that provides our readers with a competitive advantage.

1155 Gratiot Avenue Detroit MI 48207-2997