Madico Opens New Facility in Florida

February 19th, 2020 by Emmariah Holcomb

Madico, Inc. (Madico) held a grand opening celebration for its new 247,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility on February 13, 2020 in Pinellas Park, Fla.

“I’m very excited that you all could be here today, I’ve been waiting for one month to use these big scissors,” Madico president and CEO, Shawn Kitchell, said as he addressed the crowd before the ribbon cutting ceremony.

“I would like to express my continued gratitude for your continued interest in Madico,” said Akihiko Ouchi, chairman and CEO of Madico’s parent company Lintec, as he addressed attendees during the grand opening celebration.

In 2017, Madico purchased the manufacturing facility in Pinellas Park, Fla., which is nearly three times larger than former locations in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Woburn, Mass., according to Kitchell. More than $40 million has been invested into the new facility from new equipment to expanding its product offerings. The company hired 75 new employees las year to support its growth.

“We’ve come a long way since Madico was founded over a century ago,” said Kitchell. “We’re looking forward to showcasing our new facility and our expanded capabilities to deliver advanced, innovative film solutions for a variety of industries. But most importantly, to celebrate the customers, dealers, partners and employees who have been the driving force behind our growth.”

“Madico is a very important company and I am confident we will provide excellent quality products going forward,” said Ouchi.

Guests at the grand opening had the opportunity to tour the new facility, the company presented its annual dealer awards. According to the company, these awards recognize those who represented the Madico brand with the most distinction in 2019.

Guests also had the opportunity to see installation demonstrations as well as become a part of Madico history by participating in its photo mosaic.

“This is such a unique experience you won’t find anywhere else,” said Todd Courage, Madico operations director.

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