January 7, 2016

New Partnership with NCDOT

Milford, DE – First State Manufacturing announces that they have been awarded a new multi-year contract with North Carolina Department of Transportation to provide cut and sew services for their rail car seating.  This is part of a multi-year NCDOT initiative to improve the customer experience on it daily passenger trains that serve nine cities between Charlotte and Raleigh.

“North Carolina Department of Transportation runs six lines through 91 stations over 117 miles of track and has over 1100 cars in its inventory,” said CEO and President Dave Hitchens. “This is an exciting time at First State Manufacturing as we anticipate several new opportunities in the first quarter of 2016 which will see this company grow exponentially.”

First State Manufacturing is an award winning company and is one of the most successful manufacturers of its size in the nation, manufacturing products which include carpet refurbishment; mass transit seating, V22 Osprey aircraft seats, plugs and covers; C130 cargo aircraft seating solutions; C5 aircraft refurbishment; missile and truck covers and pharmaceutical supplies.   First State Manufacturing has earned a reputation for providing solutions that solve the challenges its customer’s face, while continuing to grow manufacturing jobs in Sussex County, Delaware.

To learn more about First State Manufacturing, go to www.FirstStateMfg.com, or contact 302 424 4520.