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M A N U FA C T U R I N G & E N G I N E E R I N G m +e // The management team from Crest Foam Industries and engineers from its parent company Inoac Corp. keep the company on the cutting edge. Adjust to Demands >CREST FOAM INDUSTRIES a joint venture of British Vita plc of the United Kingdom and Inoac Corp. of Japan. Then, early in 2010, minority owner Inoac purchased the 80 percent of shares from The Vita Group to become the lone shareholder of the company. The company manufactures reticulated polyester, polyether and graft types of foams with a range of pore sizes. Crest Foam Industries also offers conventional CREST FOAM INDUSTRIES FINDS STRENGTH IN RESPONDING QUICKLY TO THE DIVERSE MARKET DEMANDS OF ITS CUSTOMERS. BY B R I A N SA LG A D O share, but our market share continues to grow and are comfortable with the pace of our growth,” President Raj Mehta says. “Our strength is we respond fast and develop partnerships with our customers. When they have a need for a new product, they will think of Crest first.” Crest Foam Industries was founded in 1991 when Don Bellew purchased it as a spinoff of manufacturing giant Leggett & Platt. In 1997, Bellew sold the business to and specialty non-reticulated foam materials and compressed, felted foam. These products boast applications in a variety -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Crest Foam Industries Headquarters: Moonachie, N.J. Specialty: Foam Employees: 100 -------------------------------------------------------------- As Crest Foam Industries grows as a corporation, the small business mentality continues to permeate the company’s culture. Much like the polyurethane foam it manufactures, Crest Foam Industries absorbs the needs of its clients while conforming to the demands of new applications – all while keeping its true form even when the pressure is on. “We don’t have the highest market 62 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM WINTER 2011 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Winter 2011

Management Today - Winter 2011
Millionaire Mega Toys
Management Playbook
Taking Action
Branding Concerns
La Curacao
Prosper Inc.
Meridian Credit Union
Ozarks Federal Savings and Loan
Mona Pearl
MaMa Rosa’s Pizza
L’Oreal USA Consumers Products Division
ABI Ltd.
CHIRON America
Lucerne Foods
Bud’s Best Cookies
Crest Foam Industries
Hozishaki America
The Knapheide Manufacturing Co.
Lavi Industries
S. Freedman & Sons Inc.
Val-Fab Inc.
History vs. Reality
Grupo Roble
Sabal Homes
Grupo Marhnos
Novak Construction
McAlpine Ltd. – Cayman Islands Government Administration Building
Ram Power Corp.
CMH Architects
Golden State Framers
Russell Redi-Mix Concrete
Roger Electric
Supply Chain
Triad Systems
Schildwachter Oil
Star Transport
Canadian Focus
Airline Hotels & Resorts Inc.
Northgate Industries
Winnipeg Airports Authority
PKS Equipment & Engineering Inc.
The Hazelton Hotel
Leeds Transit
PCL Constructors – Durham Consolidated Courthouse
Build Toronto
Handling Specialty
Parker Hannifin Canada
Stevens Resource Group Inc.

Management Today - Winter 2011