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MN100: H.O. Bostrom Company Inc.

September 6, 2016

Photo: H.O. Bostrom Company Inc.

Photo: H.O. Bostrom Company Inc.

The Company:

H.O. Bostrom provides seating solutions for marine, transportation, and other niche markets. The firm’s facility boasts 60,000 square feet of manufacturing space located on a 4.5 acre campus. The firm has about 85 employees.
 
Primary Product / Service:
The SeaPost family of pilot chairs and mechanical suspension seating for commercial marine vessels serves a valuable niche in the mid-range price segment of the global commercial vessel market. New product development in the SeaPost line has benefited the company’s portfolio of seating systems and accessories for the commercial marine vessel market.
 
The Case:
With complete design, engineering, fabrication, and assembly of seating systems and components in the U.S. Midwest, the firm offers the advantage of single sourcing their seating requirements. The firm was the recipient of the 2016 Governor’s Export Achievement Award, which recognizes success in global business development. Nominees were evaluated on measurable export growth, innovation and contributions to Wisconsin’s economy and trade development. In 2016, the firm celebrates its 70th year as a family-owned and operated business.
 
818 Progress Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186
Tel: (800) 332-5415
Email: susanpaprcka@hobostrom.com
Website: www.hobostrom.com
CEO/President: John Bostrom
 
 
(As published in the August 2016 MN100 edition of Marine News)
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