Facility Concepts adds to its portfolio with new acquisition
July 17, 2022 | 7:52 am CDT

Facility Concepts has added new production capacity with the acquisition of SurfaceTech.

WHITESTOWN, Ind. - Facility Concepts Inc., a manufacturer of commercial furniture, including fixtures, millwork, and décor has expanded its product offering and production capabilities with the acquisition of Surface Technologies Inc., also known as SurfaceTech, a manufacturer of conference and board room tables and meeting space furniture. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Surfacetech has been in operation since 1979 producing innovative public space furniture solutions that elevate aesthetics, sophistication, and functionality. 

Surfacetech products are designed for reception spaces, conference/board rooms, dining areas, and workspaces for specialized and occasional-use applications. Cutting-edge technology integrations have been incorporated into their products to help end-users facilitate remote meetings and presentations, said Ken Weaver, CEO of Facility Concepts.
"We’re excited to build upon the creative ingenuity this family-owned business pioneered with Surfacetech over 40 years ago," said Weaver. "This added brand for our organization will help us to continue to diversify our product offerings to meet our customers’ total needs."
Six unique brands now work together under the Facility Concepts parent company, FCI Companies, providing quality products and services. With a combined team of talented designers, engineers, and craftsmen, FCI Companies is a turn-key operation able to design, develop and manufacture products in-house reducing lead times and supply issues.

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