FEDERAL INTERNATIONAL, INCORPORATED
7935 Clayton Road
St. Louis, Missouri  63117-1369

Federal International employs approximately 400 people domestically and internationally with approximately 1 million square feet of manufacturing space in Europe and North America.  Sales are $165M globally.  The history of Federal International and the creation of Federal Foam Technologies, Inc. has evolved as follows;

1914   
Federal Paper Stock Company founded in St. Louis, Missouri as a packer/broker of waste paper and textile clippings for paper making.

1957   
Federal Paper Stock entered the polyurethane market as a buying and selling center for both polyether and polyester scrap.

1964   
Federal By-Products of Holland was established in Europe to provide the same buying and selling center as in the United States.  It also gave Federal the first multinational scrap urethane company.

1973   
Federal purchased Agglorex in Lommel, Belgium, a recycler of urethane scrap, from Crown General Industries.  Today Agglorex makes products from recycled foam ranging from the Olympic judo mats used in Atlanta to the grow medium used in growing tomatoes in hot houses.

1973   
General Foam of Minnesota was started in St. Paul, Minnesota to manufacture prime polyurethane, both ether and ester. 

1980   
Federtex was established as joint venture between Airtex Industries and Federal Paper Stock.  Federtex is located in Best, Holland.

1980   
Federal purchased Polytex in Holbaek, Denmark.  Polytex is, as Agglorex, a recycler of urethane scrap.

1983
Federal purchased Airtex Industries, Inc. (now Federal Foam Technologies), a large fabricator of both polyester and polyether headquartered in St. Paul, MN.  Airtex Industries was originally founded in 1944

1984   
Eurofed was established in Bavissio, Italy to provide the Italian market with a buying and selling center for urethane scrap.

1991   
Airtex Industries purchased Foamtec, a foam manufacturing company located in Minneapolis, MN, and became Federal Foam Technologies, Inc.

2015   
Federal International purchased the assets of Advanced Components Technologies, Inc. (ACT) a producer of vacuum forming, interior cab trim and acoustical products in Northwood, IA