Lakewood, NJ, (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 — Alpha Associates Inc recently broke ground to add 20,000 sq. ft. to its world headquarters campus with an impressive state-of-the-art facility, once completed. Construction is underway and expected to be operational by the end of the year. President and CEO, Chris Avallone stated that “while recent economic conditions were rocky for some, Alpha has shown incredible resilience and thrived during difficult times”. Avallone went on to say, “Global demand for our insulation products coupled with rapid growth in our elastomer business necessitated the expansion.”
The new facilities will include additional rubber processing equipment, a state-of-the-art laboratory and warehousing space. The Lakewood facility will also be installing a solar energy system in support of Alpha’s commitment to New Jersey’s Green initiatives. “This expansion will allow Alpha to achieve its aggressive growth plans over the next 3-5 year’s and provide our customers more sophisticated and efficient solutions.” Alpha’s growth initiatives will be supported by a concentrated alignment of its management team. New leadership positions were recently announced to focus on the individual sectors of their burgeoning markets.
Alpha Associates Inc. will now be comprised of two business divisions, Insulation Textiles and Facings, and Engineered Elastomers. Respectively, each division will be managed by Chief Operating Officers John Baxter and Rob Antonius. “The organizational changes are a direct outcome to Alpha Associates continued success and efforts to flourish in the local and global market” Avallone said.
Founded in 1968, Alpha Associates Inc. develops, manufactures and markets high-performance industrial fabrics, composites and elastomers. Through a global presence across the U.S., Europe, Asia, South Africa and Australia, Alpha’s products are used around the world in a wide range of critical applications and industries, including aerospace, automotive, marine, petrochemical and construction. As an innovator and pioneer, Alpha has contributed to revolutionary breakthroughs in flexible industrial ducting and removable insulation blankets. The company’s core technologies are frequently used to create new materials for energy conservation, safety and process-specific applications.
For your convenience, Alpha Associates Inc. could be contacted online, by phone, fax or email: www.alphainc.com, (P) 800-631-5399, (F) 732-634-570, info(at)alphainc(dot)com.