April 1st, 2018
Press Release: Federal Foam Technologies, Inc. purchases Modern Quilters.
New Richmond, WI - Federal Foam Technologies, Inc. will be acquiring the assets of the Modern Quilters operations located at 62038 MN Highway 24, Litchfield, MN 55355.
Modern Quilters was started in 1950 in Minneapolis, MN to service and support the Outerwear Industry, which was a major part of the Textile Industry in the United States, at that time.
From 1950-1990, Modern Quilters grew their outerwear business, during which time, expanding the quilting product line to include furniture pads, materials for oven mitts, pot holders, horse blankets, and other unique and specialty products.
In 1990, Modern Quilters moved to Litchfield, MN into a facility that better served their growing business needs. In 1996, the company installed their first flame laminator, as a response to requests from footwear customers to offer an alternative to quilted boot linings. By 2002, the laminating business was expanding into a variety of markets that included after-market automotive, agricultural industry, recreational vehicles and other miscellaneous industrial applications. In 2008, Modern Quilters installed a second flame laminator to handle increased sales and guarantee a continuous supply of product to their established and growing customer base. Since then, Modern Quilters continued to expand its production of quilting goods, along with expanding their laminating competences.
Relocating Modern Quilter’s capabilities into our Cokato, MN factory, within the structure of our core business capabilities, will give FFT a stronger presence in corresponding markets, and further strengthen our mission as a world class supplier of custom flexible fabricated articles and supplies.
FFT - Management Staff
January 9, 2017
Federal Foam Technologies, Inc. earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier” for the third consecutive year.
Moline, IL – Federal Foam has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The New Richmond, Wisconsin based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on January 11, 2017 in Bettendorf, IA
Federal Foam is a supplier of plastic, acoustical, thermal, interior trim and misc. flexible materials, to John Deere’s operations in North America and other international locations.
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.
April 27, 2016
Read about us in May's 2016 issue of Manufacturing Today
February 2, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Federal Foam Technologies, Inc. has recently acquired the business assets of Advanced Components Technologies, Inc. (ACT), a Worthington Industries Company, based in Northwood, Iowa.
ACT has been a leader for five decades in the ON/OFF-ROAD Highway marketplace supplying fabricated interior cab trim componentry, acoustical insulation products, molded plastics parts, heat shielding materials and other miscellaneous custom flexible fabricated items.
The joining of these ACT assets will give FFT a stronger presence in corresponding markets, and will further strengthen our mission and core competencies as a world class supplier of custom flexible fabricated articles and materials.