Seaman Corporation Names Incoming Chief Executive Officer

Posted by Ammey Frank on March 26, 2020

Wooster, OH [March 26, 2020] – Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, OH, recently announced that its Board of Directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Swartz will replace John Crum who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last 5 as CEO.

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Business Update: COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Ammey Frank on March 16, 2020

As U.S. and global supply chains react to the rapidly-evolving controls being implemented to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Seaman Corporation remains committed to serving our customers’ requirements.

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Seaman Corporation Recognized for Favorable Work Culture

Posted by Ammey Frank on March 10, 2020

Wooster, OH – Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader of innovative, high performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tennessee, Seaman Corporation was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably.


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John Crum Recognized as Best CEO by Comparably

Posted by Seaman Corporation on January 3, 2020

WOOSTER, OH [January 3, 2020] - Seaman Corp., a leading industrial coated fabrics company, has received recognition by Comparably as having the Best CEO 2019.

This recognition adds to Seaman’s streak of workplace accolades, including The Perfect Engine Award (2012), Industry Leadership Award (2014) and Evolution of Manufacturing Excellence Honoree (2015). A recent USA Today article recognized John Crum as being ranked 47th out of the top 50 CEOs in the nation for small- and medium-sized business in its annual ranking of CEOs.

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Seaman Corporation Enters into a Strategic Alliance to Support Precast Concrete Product Line

Posted by Seaman Corporation on September 16, 2019

Wooster OH [September 16, 2019] – A-LOK® Products, Inc. of Tullytown, Pennsylvania and Seaman Corporation of Wooster, Ohio are pleased to announce a strategic alliance to leverage years of experience and innovative technology, to offer the best solutions where concrete protection against corrosion is a major consideration.

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A Vibrant Vision: The Entrepreneurship of Multi-Generational Family Business

Posted by Ammey Frank on May 28, 2019

Wooster OH [May 28, 2019] – A new book has been released by Richard Seaman, Chairman of the Seaman Corporation, a family-owned industrial coated fabrics manufacturer. The book, A VIBRANT VISION, draws on Richard’s experience growing Seaman Corporation from $10 million in annual sales in 1978 to the multi-million-dollar company it is today.  He draws on his 40+ years of experience to inspire business owners to apply the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and proven business practices to create and grow their own sustainable multi-generational family business.

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Seaman Corporation Expands Operations to Maintain Product Continuity

Posted by Ammey Frank on May 16, 2019

Wooster, OH [May 2019]– Seaman Corporation has been the world leader in innovative, high performance coated fabrics since 1949. Combining a unique puncture-resistant fabric construction with a commitment to superior customer service and satisfaction, Seaman Corporation fabrics exhibit incomparable product performance. 

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Creating Global Awareness

Posted by Seaman Corporation on February 20, 2019

Wooster, OH [February 2019]Seaman Corporation welcomed International visitors from China. Mr. Dongqing Zhu, the CEO & Secretary General of the China National Building Waterproof Association, and Mr. Zhiyuan Zhu, the Deputy General Manager of the China Building Material Test and Certification. We were pleased to host these guests and teach them more about the global reach of our business.

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FiberTite Names Steve Kuhel Senior Product Manager

Posted by Ammey Frank on October 9, 2018

Wooster, OH, October 8, 2018 — FiberTite®, manufactured by Seaman Corporation, is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Kuhel as the brand’s senior product manager.

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Racquet Club Makes Good Use of Seaman Corporation Fabric

Posted by Ammey Frank on May 4, 2018

Located approximately 60 miles south of Cleveland, Ohio, Wooster is constantly rated as one of the most desirable places in the state to live. With a population of 27,000, the community was served for forty years by a local racquet club with four courts. When this facility closed the Wooster tennis community needed a new facility. Richard Seaman, Chairman of the Board at Seaman Corporation and an avid tennis player decided to fill the need with a brand new tennis facility; the Aspen Racquet Club broke ground in August 2017. Situated on six acres, boasting six-courts, a workout room, well-appointed locker rooms and pro shop, this state-of-the-art facility opened its doors in January 2018.  It features ReboundAce playing surfaces with foam layers between the asphalt base and the painted top coat to offer less stress on knees and hips during play.

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