FEDERAL INTERNATIONAL, INCORPORATED
7935 Clayton Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63117-1369
Federal International employs approximately 375 people domestically and internationally with approximately 1.1 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;
Federal Paper Stock Company founded in St. Louis, Missouri as a packer/broker of waste paper and textile clippings for paper making.
Federal Paper Stock entered the polyurethane market as a buying and selling center for both polyether and polyester scrap.
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.
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.
General Foam of Minnesota was started in St. Paul, Minnesota to manufacture prime polyurethane, both ether and ester.
Federtex was established as joint venture between Airtex Industries and Federal Paper Stock. Federtex is located in Best, Holland.
Federal purchased Polytex in Holbaek, Denmark. Polytex is, as Agglorex, a recycler of urethane scrap.
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
Eurofed was established in Bavissio, Italy to provide the Italian market with a buying and selling center for urethane scrap.
Airtex Industries purchased Foamtec, a foam manufacturing company located in Minneapolis, MN, and became Federal Foam Technologies, Inc.
Federal Foam Technologies purchased the assets of Advanced Components Technologies, Inc. (ACT) a producer of vacuum forming, interior cab trim and acoustical products in Northwood, IA
Federal Foam Technologies purchased Modern Quilters, a flame laminating and quilting operation located in Litchfield, MN