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A Record Year

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A Record Year

Hussey Seating Company Shares Record Year with Employees

The family owned North Berwick based company releases annual report 

August 10, 2017 – North Berwick, ME – Hussey Seating Company reports highest revenue in the company’s 182-year history. Their FY2017 annual report highlights the company hitting $100M in revenue – 98% of which came from outside the state of Maine - and injecting $15M in payroll contributions into the Southern Maine economy. These added up to a feat most appreciated by their 280+ full time employees who enjoyed another record - the highest profit sharing contribution in the company’s history.  

Contributors to this year’s success were the total seating replacements of 65,500 seats in Nissan Stadium home to the Tennessee Titans, and 17,000 seats in Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators. However, the primary market for Hussey Seating isn’t the professional event venue market, it’s actually the k-12 and college and university telescopic bleacher market.  

“If you’re sitting on a bleacher anywhere in North America, there’s a 50% chance it was made right here in North Berwick,” said Gary Merrill, President & CEO of Hussey Seating Company. The 6th generation family-owned North Berwick company emphasizes employee longevity as the hallmark of the organizational culture, with over 25% of the workforce having a tenure of 20 years or more. Plus, many employees are multi-generational employees within their own families.

About Hussey Seating Company
A family-owned company founded in 1835, Hussey Seating Company is a world leader in developing and manufacturing seating solutions for the sports and entertainment, education, and worship markets. Hussey's high-quality range of seating includes fixed polymer and upholstered chairs, telescopic platforms, telescopic gym seating (traditionally known as gym bleachers), and portable folding chairs.

Contact:
Stephanie Whitman
Marketing Manager - Advertising and Communications
swhitman@husseyseating.com
+1 207 676 0288

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Onward & Upwards it is

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Onward & Upwards it is

oday marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of our former President and CEO, Timothy B. Hussey. As the sixth generation of his family to lead the company, Tim's twenty-year tenure as President and CEO made him virtually synonymous with Hussey Seating Company and his untimely death at age 59 after a long battle with mucosal melanoma left a huge void here at Hussey, one we all feel to this day.

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Two Major Stadiums Renovation Completed

February 3, 2017 – North Berwick, Maine Football season may be coming to a close this weekend but Hussey Seating Company is celebrating a particularly successful season. Not only are their regional favorite New England Patriots heading to the Super Bowl but the staff in North Berwick enjoyed a football season full of collegiate and professional level stadiums demanding Maine made seats.

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