Hickory Springs breaks ground

Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, one of the nation’s largest integrated solutions companies and international supplier of components to the transportation, furniture, bedding and a growing number of diversified markets, recently broke ground for a new, 10,000-square-foot foam tech lab in Conover.

The $1.5 million facility will expand current operations at the Hickory Springs Conover foam complex and enhance the company’s ability to formulate foams, incorporating new pilot lines and improved testing capabilities. Hickory Springs President and CEO Dave Colburn, along with Dwayne Welch, executive vice president, chief marketing and innovation officer and Bobby Bush, senior vice president, foam technology, hosted the April 19 event at 1115 Farrington St. in Conover.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

 

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