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FiberTite Roofing Systems to Attend the 2017 International Waterproofing Forum & Expo

Posted by Michelle Miller on May 12, 2017



WOOSTER, Ohio [MAY, 2017] FiberTite Roofing Systems is pleased to announce its attendance at the International Waterproofing Forum held on May 22, 2017 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China. 

The International Waterproofing Forum, hosted by International Roofing Alliance and organized by the China National Building Waterproof Association, aims to highlight the latest developments in the research and application of roofing and waterproofing technologies around the world. 

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New Indoor Tennis Facility Set to Open Winter 2017

Posted by Michelle Miller on April 17, 2017


WOOSTER, Ohio [April 2017] – A new recreational facility will soon be available to the Wooster community. Slated to open in time for the upcoming winter tennis season, the Aspen Racquet Club will be a six court indoor tennis facility fully capable of hosting United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournaments. Seaman Corporation is making the investment in the facility that will be located just south of its corporate headquarters on Venture Blvd. The Company is also proposing the donation of approximately ten acres of surrounding land to the City of Wooster to further develop a corporate and community recreational park.

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Concrete Products Magazine Features XR QuikLiner™

Posted by Michelle Miller on March 1, 2017

The February issue of Concrete Products magazine featured exciting new technology from Seaman Corporation that offers a solution to increase the life expectancy of concrete products by providing a high-tech, physical barrier between concrete and corrosive agents. The XR QuikLiner™ is H2S gas resistant, easy to install and much more cost effective than rigid products.  The full article is available below, followed by a brief video that offers a closer look at this innovative liner system.

Pre-fabricated liners offer precasters speedy alternative to surface-applied coatings

Precast producers have a new method of protecting concrete and wastewater structure interior surfaces. Rigid HDPE and PVC liner systems and post production, surface-applied coatings considered standard in the industry are now challenged by XR QuikLiner™, a cast in liner system, according to developer Seaman Corp.

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In Memoriam: Phil Ryan

Posted by Michelle Miller on February 22, 2017

It is with a heavy heart that we communicate the untimely passing of one of our own. Phil Ryan, FiberTite Direct Sales Representative in New Jersey, passed away February 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Beth and his two children, Sean and Aileen. Phil joined Seaman Corporation in March of 2016 and worked on developing the New Jersey territory under the FiberTite Roofing division. Prior to joining Seaman Corporation, Phil worked as a Northeast Region Sales and Marketing Manager for Derbigum. He was also a Strategic Accounts Specialist for Sika Sarnafil.

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Seaman Corporation Welcomes New Industrial Products Sales Manager

Posted by Michelle Miller on November 30, 2016

WOOSTER, Ohio [November 2016] - Seaman Corporation is pleased to announce Dan Weisenberger has joined Industrial Products as the Sales Manager for the Southern Region of the United States. He brings over 25 years of polymer and technical textile sales knowledge to the business, providing product and operational solutions to his customers. “My goal in this position is to support my customers in growing and diversifying their business with innovative coated textile and geomembrane solutions,” said Weisenberger.

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Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics Launches New Website

Posted by Michelle Miller on June 7, 2016


WOOSTER, Ohio [June 07, 2016]
- Shelter-Rite Architectural Fabrics, a division of Seaman Corporation, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, http://www.architecturalfabrics.com/.

The website has been redesigned with several business objectives in mind, primarily focusing on giving visitors a better onsite experience. The new website is also mobile responsive, allowing customers and visitors to easily locate information no matter where they are.

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Seaman Corporation Appoints New FiberTite Vice President and General Manager

Posted by Michelle Miller on April 25, 2016

WOOSTER, Ohio [April 2016] – Seaman Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gipson to its FiberTite Roofing Systems division. Gipson will serve as the Vice President & General Manager of FiberTite.  Gipson will be responsible for the entire value chain from production creation through post-sale support.


“As we continue to grow and expand our roofing division, FiberTite, we’re excited to bring Scott on Board,” said John Crum, President & CEO. “Scott will play a key role in enhancing the customer experience and maintaining FiberTite’s commitment to quality through continued growth of FiberTite as the premier roofing system that our customers have come to know and trust.”

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XR® Geomembranes Launches New Website

Posted by Michelle Miller on January 25, 2016

WOOSTER, Ohio [January 22, 2016] - XR® Geomembranes by Seaman Corporation is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.xrgeomembranes.com.

The website has been redesigned in order to give visitors a better user experience as well as give XR Geomembranes the ability to attract, engage, and inform these visitors in a more seamless manner.

“As we grow and evolve as a business, it’s crucial to give potential customers what they need quickly in an age where time is of the essence,” said Felon Wilson, Business Director for the Industrial Fabrics Division. “With the new design, visitors can now find what they need without having to navigate through the entire website. The goal was to make the lives of our customers easier by giving them the tools they need to succeed when they most need them.”

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Richard Seaman Announces Retirement as CEO

Posted by Michelle Miller on December 15, 2015

WOOSTER, Ohio [December 16, 2015] –After serving 40 years as CEO, Richard Seaman will be retiring from his current position. He will continue in his role of Chairman of the Board.

Seaman began his 55 year career with the Company at the age of 15, having grown up in the business that his mother and father started in 1949. He enjoyed his time working with his father for 10 years after graduating from Bowling Green State University with an MBA in 1968. His father, Norman Seaman passed away prematurely at the age of 55 in 1978 of lung cancer.

Over the next six years, the young CEO was faced with many business challenges. One major challenge was the loss of Company senior managers to early deaths, including the Vice President of Sales, the Company’s Financial Advisor and its Legal Counsel. These individuals, along with Norman Seaman, held the history of the Company.  All were lost in a very short period of time.

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Seaman Corporation Promotes John Crum to CEO

Posted by Michelle Miller on December 10, 2015

WOOSTER, Ohio [December 9, 2015] – Seaman Corporation, a global leader in the development of coated fabric technology, is pleased to announce the promotion of John Crum from President and Chief Operating Officer to Chief Executive Officer and President, effective December 9, 2015.

Prior to being named President and COO in 2014, John served as Co-President, Executive Vice President, and Vice President of Operations in his 18 years of service. He has been an Officer of the company since 2001. 

After over 35 years serving as President and CEO, and the last five as CEO and Chairman, Richard Seaman will retire as CEO, but will remain in his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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