HIGH POINT, N.C.– Morbern, a manufacturer of vinyl for commercial interior, marine and automotive markets is opening a ‘New Materials Office’ in Shanghai July 1.
“This expansion confirms our position as a global supplier,” says Morbern CEO Mark Bloomfield. “We now have the capability to quickly service customers not only in North American and Europe, but also Asia.”
The Shanghai office will allow Morbern to more efficiently access raw materials for use in its North American factories, according to Bloomfield. It will work with suppliers in Asia on pricing, deliveries and quality control, he says.
Morbern’s growth outside North America began several years ago with the hiring of a European sales manager, based in England. The company now has more than 20 customers with sales in 16 countries throughout Europe.
Morbern was founded in 1956. It is based in Cornwall, Ontario with U.S. offices in High Point, North Carolina, it operates nine manufacturing and distribution centers across the continent.