Posted May 15, 2018

Flexovit earns excellence award

Flexovit USA received the 2018 Award for General Excellence at the sixth annual Buffalo Business First Manufacturing Awards.

Flexovit wins award
Left to right: Pierre Hawkins, director of sales and marketing; Bob Riehle, director of manufacturing and human resources; Alex Brunelle, director of finance; and Tom Calabrese, president and CEO.

The award honors “companies that are making a difference in Western New York through employment, innovation and community involvement.”

“We are honored to be selected as a Manufacturer of Distinction by Western New York’s Business First,” said Tom Calabrese, Flexovit CEO. “It is a tribute to all of the excellent employees within our company that have focused on continuous manufacturing improvements, world class technology and active contributions in our community.”

Established in Angola, New York, in 1977, Flexovit USA manufactures abrasive products for portable power tools, including grinding wheels, cutting wheels and abrasive flap discs at a 100,000 square foot ISO quality certified manufacturing facility. Flexovit USA-manufactured products are supplied to professional welding, industrial and construction trade users through authorized distributors in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

The annual business awards are sponsored by Buffalo Business First, the Erie County Industrial Development Agency, Insyte Consulting and KeyBank. The award was presented at an awards breakfast on May 15, 2018.