MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (News release) - Epoxyn Products, a Hamilton Scientific company and a leading manufacturer and fabricator of high-performance work-surface solutions for research, educational and health-care laboratory environments, today announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Mountain Home, creating 50 new jobs.
“As the industry leader in laboratory casework, workstations, fume hoods and epoxy resin tops, we are focused on investing in our business to provide our global customers with the most innovative and highest quality products in the industry.” said Jack Roberts President and CEO of Hamilton Scientific.
"Epoxyn's success is Mountain Home’s success," Governor Mike Beebe said. "An Arkansas-based company with a good product, combined with a good local workforce, often results in the creation of more jobs and more investment. That's what we're seeing in Baxter County, and hope to see more of throughout Arkansas's manufacturing centers."
Epoxyn Products is part of Hamilton Scientific, a 132-year-old laboratory furniture and equipment supplier with corporate headquarters located in De Pere, Wisconsin. Epoxyn Products offers both epoxy and phenolic resin, the two premier laboratory work surface materials. The company’s resin products include chemical-resistant, laboratory-grade epoxy work surfaces, sinks, balance tables, pegboards, fume hood tops and other components.
Joe Miles, chairman of Focus Mountain Home, a Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce initiative, stated, "Our community appreciates Epoxyn's confidence in the local workforce with their decision to expand and bring new jobs to Mountain Home and Baxter County. Focus Mountain Home is pleased to have played a role in assisting Epoxyn with solutions to meet their expansion needs."
Those interested in employment at Epoxyn Products (click here for website) can contact the Arkansas Workforce Center in Mountain Home at (870) 425-2386.