Symmons Industries Hosts Event Celebrating Manufacturing on the South Shore and Company’s Recent Expansion
November 28, 2017
Symmons Industries, Inc. hosted the “Celebrating Manufacturing on the South Shore of Massachusetts” event on November 27 at its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Braintree, MA. The event was presented in collaboration with Symmons Industries, South Shore Workforce Development Board, and Southeastern Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Consortium.
The program included a tour of the facility and prominent guest speakers including Rosalin Acosta, Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development; Joseph Sullivan, Mayor of Braintree; Tom Koch, Mayor of Quincy and CEO of the South Shore Workforce Development Board; Michael Tamasi, President and CEO of AccuRounds and Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative; Farhad Vazehgoo, Senior Manager of Advanced Technology Programs at The Innovation Institute at the MassTech Collaborative, as well as executives from Symmons Industries. More than 100 community members and local political figures attended the event, which also celebrated the recent expansion of Symmons Industries and the release of the South Shore Workforce Development Board’s “Manufacturing on the South Shore of Massachusetts” report.
Since 1939, Symmons Industries has been the premier manufacturer of commercial and residential plumbing products. In January 2014, the Company developed a state-of-the art facility housing over 220 employees. Through services like Design Studio™ and partnerships with Freight Farms, Symmons Industries continues to bridge the gap between ideation and innovation.
Shown in photo from left to right: Tim O’Keeffe, Chief Executive Officer, Symmons Industries, Inc.; Rosalin Acosta, Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development; Jeff Reilly, President, Symmons Industries, Inc.; John Graves, Chief Financial Officer, Symmons Industries, Inc.
About Symmons Industries
Since 1939, Symmons Industries has been a premier manufacturer of commercial and residential plumbing products. Backed by a customer-first culture, Symmons offers a variety of durable, reliable and beautifully designed plumbing fittings for residential and commercial applications. Symmons’ pressure-balancing, anti-scald shower valve, in combination with its expansive premium products for kitchen and bath makes Symmons truly the smart choice in plumbing. Symmons continues to innovate within the custom fittings category, creating distinctive design solutions for premium hospitality and condominium projects.
Headquartered in Braintree, MA, Symmons is a privately-held company with regional sales offices and local representatives located throughout the United States, Canada and Asia. For more information, please visit www.symmons.com or call 1-800-SYMMONS.
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