In 1992, Free Form Factory became the first business in Jamaica to manufacture bean bags when it began supplying soft furniture to its sister company, Curved Space Limited. Te
n years later, Free Form moved into the production of expandable polystyrene (EPS), a lightweight plastic made up of small, interconnected beads, and the base material used to fill bean bags.
Since then, the company has entered the construction industry, utilizing a cost-effective, EPS building system, and providing EPS materials for property development and road rehabilitation.
Today, Free Form Factory offers its clientele a wide range of EPS products, including decorative mouldings, artistic works, coolers and insulation products. Read more......Read less
ARC specialises in the manufacturing and distribution of building materials. The company prides itself as being one of Jamaica's most customers and market-oriented businesses.
Our corporate culture is driven by the Company's mission statement:
To achieve our economic goals by deploying the company's assets, philosophy and human resources, to become the leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials in Jamaica.
We not only remain committed to achieving this objective, but we are committed to attaining the long-term goal of being the leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials in the Caribbean and Latin American region.
ARC was incorporated in Jamaica in 1996 as a Limited Liability Company, a small manufacturer of zinc sheeting with a staff complement of five (5). In 1997, ARC acquired Jamaica Steel Reinforcement Company and augmented its manufacturing facilities to include nails, fabric construction, mesh, quarter wire and drawn w ire.
ARC remains the leading manufacturer of nails and the sole manufacturer of binding wire in Jamaica and has effectively competed in this market segment against foreign imports.
ARC further expanded its manufacturing programme in 2010 with the incorporation of ARC Manufacturing Limited as it further supports its vision:
To strive for a strong correlation between economic prosperity and improved social conditions for a contemporary Jamaican Society.
Today the company employs over 200 individuals, a skilled workforce, with over fifty (50) years of experience in the construction, building materials and distributive trade, the majority of whom are residents of the surrounding communities within which we operate.
ARC has not only expanded its staff complement but also its product range and facilities.
The company began the importation of lumber and wood products in 1996 to form ply and one inch lumber. ARC now carries a wide assortment of lumbe r and other building materials to the Jamaican market.
The company's main office, manufacturing and distribution facilities now occupy approximately 18 acres of land situated at 14 Bell Road in the heart of the industrial belt of Kingston. The property spans Bell Road in the West to Development Road in the East and features the following:
Five Manufacturing Plants (Nail, Roofing, Wire, Fabric, Mesh and Lumber Treatment) Warehousing and Distribution hubs Office Buildings
The company also has sales offices, warehouse and distribution hub at 1313-1317, Ironshore Crescent in Montego Bay.
ARC is committed to delivering superior quality products to its customers on time, just in time, all the time! Over the years we have become the leader in our industry for just that: superior products, superior quality, and superior service.
We are committed to ensuring that we are adequately stocked at all times. To achieve this we carry the largest inventory of the prod ucts we offer in Jamaica.
ARC remains committed to exceeding our customers' expectations every time.
Specialty hours Saturday 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Montego Bay branch only. Read more......Read less