Jasper Team Supports Angel Tree

G&T is kicking off the holiday season by giving back. The Community Connections Committee in Jasper has partnered with TRI-CAP, a local non-profit organization, to set up an Angel Tree. The tree is adorned with tags, each representing wish list gifts for a local child in need. The Jasper team has set a goal of […]

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G&T Celebrates the Life and Accomplishments of Two of our Founders

November has been a trying month for the G&T family. We have lost two of our founders, Bob Wood and Ken Tarbell. Karl Kenneth “Ken” Tarbell ll passed away on November 16, 2015. Ken partnered with Bob Greiner to create G&T Industries in 1954 to produce office seating foam. Ken and Bob soon began expanding […]

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G&T and Trendway Donate to Local Non-Profit Organizations

As an employee owned company, G&T Industries is community focused and enjoys giving back to local organizations. In September, the company partnered with long term customer, Trendway Corporation of Holland, MI, to donate FEEK™ foam products to two non-profit organizations in the Grand Rapids metro area. “Feek is a really neat product”, said Dave Boggiano, […]

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G&T Participates in Day of Caring

  G & T Industries helped kick off the Heart of West Michigan United Way’s annual campaign with a Day of Caring. The Day of Caring event brings volunteers to local nonprofits to improve the community. We partnered with other local businesses to clean up Blandford Nature Center. Blandford Nature Center exists to educate the […]

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G&T SPONSORS STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION

This spring, Trendway, in collaboration with Kendall College of Art and Design, held its first ever “Feek Your Imagination!” student design competition. Participants were challenged to design and submit a unique piece of Feek coated foam for judging. Dave Boggiano, G&T General Manager, hosted a “field trip” to G&T’s Byron Center, MI facility to educate […]

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G&T HIRES ERIC PELAK AS QUALITY DIRECTOR, WORLD RESOURCE PARTNERS

G&T Industries is proud to welcome its newest employee, Eric Pelak, in the role of Quality Director for World Resource Partners. Pelak will ensure the overall level of quality for our customers through management of the quality system and the quality / project management team. Pelak holds a BS in Operations Management from Western Michigan […]

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JASPER TEAM GOES GREEN TO RECYCLE

The G&T team in Jasper, IN has partnered with Green Geek Recycling, www.greengeekrecyling.com, to host a week long electronics recycling event. G&T is committed to environmental sustainability, and our Customer Service team from our foam fabricating facility in Jasper has driven this innovative way to help our employees and our community make an impact. Electronic […]

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G&T SPONSORS JASPER HIGH SCHOOL WILDCATS BOWL-A-THON

Over 150 people packed the Eastown Recreation Center in Jasper, IN on Saturday March 7th to raise funds for the Jasper High School Wildcats boys and girls bowling teams. The G&T Jasper foam fabricating team was proud to sponsor the event in support of our community and families. “The event was a huge success,” said […]

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JOIN US TO COLLECT DIAPERS FOR THE UNITED WAY’S DIAPER DRIVE

In September of 2014, Michigan held a first ever “Diaper Need Awareness Week.” Although the event was a huge success, the needs continue and G&T has joined the United Way to further the cause. In Kent County, MI, one in four babies is born into poverty and many parents struggle to afford an adequate supply […]

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G&T CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF JAY LOPREST, VP MANUFACTURING

Jay Loprest, of Wyoming, MI, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 after a valiant battle with cancer. Jay joined G&T as the VP of Manufacturing in 2011. He was instrumental in the implementation of the lean manufacturing and quality systems that enable G&T to provide a superior level of service to our customers. The […]

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