Firestone Expands Arkansas EPDM Manufacturing Plant
PRESCOTT, Ark. — Firestone Building Products (FSBP) has invested more than $36 million, improving infrastructure and increasing capacity at its EPDM manufacturing facility in Prescott, Ark. to further strengthen its ability to respond to customer demands. The new 18,000 square-foot addition will significantly increase production of EPDM membrane and accessories and will support FSBP’s growth strategy for the commercial construction market. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for early October.
“Firestone’s continued support of and commitment to EPDM roofing, water management applications, and our large customer base is exhibited by this expansion and update of our Prescott plant,” said Tim Dunn, president of Firestone Building Products. “Firestone is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality EPDM products.”
Several infrastructure projects in the plant include equipment refinements that utilize the latest technology to help the plant achieve greater energy efficiency and reduce waste, demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainability initiatives.
• Firestone Building Products invests more than $36 million in updating and increasing product capacity of their North American manufacturing plant.
• New 18,000 square-foot addition constructed
• Equipment replacements and additions make the facility more energy efficient.
• 100 new jobs added
For more information, visit www.firestonebp.com.