The Spirit of American Ingenuity

World leader in providing innovative solutions for tomorrow’s high-performance industrial fabric needs.

Our Expertise

Embracing Lean Sigma® for Operational Excellence


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Current Markets

FiberTite® Roofing Systems

Since 1979, FiberTite has used Elvaloy® KEE in its core formula to offer customers a long-lasting roof for commercial facilities that has unmatched resistance to puncture, tear, UV rays and chemicals.

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XR® Geomembranes

Proven for more than 30 years, XR Geomembrane containment solutions are engineered for applications that demand excellent performance in environments with exposure to chemicals, oil or extreme weather conditions.

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Shelter-Rite® Architectural Fabrics

Time tested for more than 40 years, Shelter-Rite high performance fabrics for architecture offer customers superior performance and aesthetic appeal through the broadest range of top finishes, including: Tedlar®, Shelter-Rite® Brite™, and Kynar® fluoropolymer top finish.

Military Fabrics

American-based, high performance fabric technology and unparalleled customer care make Seaman Corporation the top choice for offering time-tested, reliable fabric solutions to meet the military’s critical needs in extreme conditions.

Shelter-Rite® Fabric for Truck Tarp

A proprietary weaving and coating system has been the key to durable, long-lasting and cost-effective truck tarp solutions that earned Seaman Corporation a reputation as the No. 1 supplier of rugged and attractive truck tarp material in the nation.

Additional Products

Seaman Corporation engages our technical staff with our customers in a unique approach to product innovation, yielding many additional offerings, including fabric for: dock seals, dock doors, inflatable boats, pool covers and boat canopies.


Customers Are the Reason for Excellence

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Our History

In 1949, World War II veteran and entrepreneur, Norm Seaman pursued a vision to create fabrics that could set a new world standard for versatility and performance. With a kitchen laboratory and two sewing machines in a basement workshop in Canal Fulton, Ohio, he developed the company’s earliest products. These early efforts established a platform for quality, performance and customer service that today distinguishes the company as a global leader.

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Leadership Team & Board

A privately held business, Seaman Corporation is governed by an independent outside Board of Directors. John Crum, President and CEO, manages the daily operations of the company and guides a group of top leaders among all business functions who form Seaman Corporation’s Strategic Leadership Team.


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Accomplishments & Awards

Seaman Corporation adopts the Lean Sigma® approach to operational excellence. In 2012, we earned the esteemed Perfect Engine Award, in recognition of our commitment to continuous improvement. To learn more about our accomplishments and awards, click the link below.


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Our Commitment to Sustainability

In light of the megatrends toward declining natural resources and increasing customer expectations, Seaman Corporation recognizes the need to be radically transparent and mindful in our business practices. We embrace a holistic approach to sustainability, taking the best possible care we can to have positive impacts on our people, our communities and the natural world as we operate our business.

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Seaman Corporation Fabrics Circle the Globe

Seaman Corporation Projects Around The World


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Our Team

The Right People in the Right Roles at the Right Time

Job Openings

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Openings in Bristol, TN
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Working Environment & Culture

Seaman Corporation associates are collaborative, hard-working, willing to cross department lines for special initiatives, and interested in career advancement. Associates feel like they are part of a family at work.

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Main Office & Plant Locations

Headquarters – Wooster, OH
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Bristol, TN
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Contact Us

World Headquarters

Seaman Corporation
1000 Venture Boulevard
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Ph: 330-262-1111
Fax: 330-263-6950

Seaman Corporation has sales offices throughout the U.S. and in some foreign countries. Please call us to find an associate nearest you:

Bristol, Tennessee

Seaman Corporation
PO Box 3946
225 N. Industrial Drive
Bristol, TN  37620
Ph: 423-989-5200
Fax: 423-989-5215

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