Leading material handling equipment provider, FMH Conveyors Americas, prepares for future growth by investing in a new 195,000 square foot building.
Jonesboro, AR – February 14, 2017 – FMH Conveyors Americas, a global leader in material handling equipment for fluid truck loading and unloading applications, announced the completion of their new 195,000 square foot building located at 9701 E. Highland Drive, Jonesboro, AR today. The facility is officially open for business and a grand opening ceremony will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017.
The new site, which serves as the company headquarters, allows FMH Conveyors Americas to expand their capacity and consolidate all United States manufacturing in a single facility. Prior to the new building opening, FMH Conveyors Americas was headquartered in Suwanee, GA with manufacturing facilities in Hampton, VA and Jonesboro, AR.
The opening of the new building created 110 new jobs. “We are very excited to expand our business here in Jonesboro,” said Kurt Huelsman, President of FMH Conveyors Americas. “Jonesboro offered many attractive incentives, not to mention its central location, skilled workforce and supply chain resources. It was definitely the right business decision, and the community has been very welcoming.”
FMH Conveyors Americas has a long history of delivering solutions for fluid truck loading and unloading applications with trusted brand products. “We have experienced tremendous growth over the past several years largely due to the commitment we make to our customers. We strive to meet their demands with on-time delivery and excellent customer service,” said Mike Kachmer, President and CEO of Duravant, the parent company of FMH Conveyors. “This building is an investment in our future and will enable us to continue to provide the highest standards of quality and service.”