The FNA Group acquires new 250,000 sq ft manufacturing Facility for Pressure Washers

The FNA Group completed the acquisition from Black and Decker of the 250,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Decatur, Arkansas for Consumer and Contractor Pressure Washers.

Online PR News – 28-August-2009 – – FNA Group acquires new State of the Art manufacturing facility in Decatur, Arkansas

Elk Grove Village, IL – March, 2009. FNA Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of their new 228,000 sq ft. manufacturing facility in Decatur, Arkansas. The facility previously housed the pressure washer manufacturing operations of Black & Decker and will now house the entire manufacturing operations for Delco® and Simpson® cold and hot-water pressure washers, OEM Industries Hose and FAIP Consumer Electric pressure washer domestic distribution.

The facility is managed by Mr. Chuck Chism, Director of Operations, coming from Black & Decker who joined FNA in January 2009. Under his guidance, this state of the art facility will use Lean Manufacturing Principles to handle a variety of customizable features on the products, including different engines from HONDA®, Briggs & Stratton®, and SUBARU®.

The Decatur operation will primarily focus on the manufacturing of Delco® and SIMPSON® Contractor & Industrial Pressure Washers. The manufacturing strength of the plant will yield significant through-put while maintaining the highest level of quality and increase manufacturing capabilities.

President Gus Alexander noted “This facility represents the next great step for all of our divisions and provides us the opportunity necessary to continue our growth.”

Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

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For more complete information, please contact Dan Harris, Marketing Manager at FNA Group, 1825 Greenleaf Ave, Elk Grove Village, Il 60007. Phone (847) 348-1589, or send email to