Adams Group Named by Mott Manufacturing as Exclusive Dealer for Florida and Georgia

Manufacturer and Installer of Architectural Casework Receives Additional Contracts, Relocates to New 50,000-Square-Foot North Port Facility and Begins Hiring over 90 New Employees

North Port, Florida – February 10, 2011 – Adams Group, a manufacturer and installer of interior architectural casework, today announced that the company has been named the exclusive dealer for Mott Manufacturing in Florida and Georgia.

Mott Manufacturing of Ontario, Canada, has been designing and manufacturing quality steel laboratory casework and fume hoods since the early 1960s. With its products installed worldwide in numerous health care, research, industrial, pharmaceutical and educational facilities, Mott Manufacturing is a leader in the production of custom wood and steel casework as well as lab furniture for these demanding industries.

“Our dealers are the best,” said Mott Manufacturing President and CEO Ed Seegmiller. “We build strong relationships with dealers to provide industry-leading service to our customers. We look forward to working with Adams Group to deliver the very best in laboratory furniture solutions throughout Florida and Georgia.”

The announcement is the latest good news for Adams Group, which relocated recently from Punta Gorda to a new 50,000-square-foot facility on six acres in North Port. The company also hired eight employees in December 2010, as part of a plan to grow its staff from 75 to 165 employees. The new jobs, which pay an average salary of $45,000, will include drafters, engineers, systems administrators and general laborers.

With two production lines, the new high-tech facility enables Adams Group to expand its services, maximize production and improve turnaround time. It also is more efficient and produces less waste than the old facility, allowing the company to continue to make environmental responsibility a top priority.

As part of this commitment to environmental responsibility the company is accredited by the Forestry Stewardship Council, an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote responsible management of the world’s forests. Adams Group has also completed more than 50 LEED certified projects.

“We have invested over $2 million in machinery and technology, and we have some of the most technologically advanced equipment in the United States,” said Adams Group’s CEO, Ethan Adams. “That means we can process cabinet parts with greater efficiency, increased accuracy and fewer errors, which is so important in laboratory and medical environments. By partnering with industry leader Mott Manufacturing, we’ll be able to bring the best products and services to that demanding market.”

Adams Group recently was awarded a $6 million contract by Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, the biggest project in the company’s history. Other current and recently completed projects include:

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital Expansion, Sarasota, Florida
  • University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, Miami, Florida
  • Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Baltimore Orioles Baseball Complex, Sarasota, Florida
  • University of Texas at Arlington Sports Arena, Arlington, Texas
  • The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Fort Jackson Drill Instructor Barracks, Fort Jackson, South Carolina

About Adams Group

Founded in 1978 as Adams Bros. Cabinetry, Adams Group got its start when two brothers began building kitchen cabinets for local homeowners in an old hog barn in Dayton, Ohio. By the early 1990s, Adams Group was a commercial operation, and was deemed a premium-grade quality certified manufacturer by the Architectural Woodwork Institute. By 2008, annual sales had soared to $15 million. Building on the reputation of its 30-year history, Adams Group is committed to staying ahead of the curve in both technological advancements and industry trends, with environmental responsibility as a top priority. Previously serving Southwest Florida exclusively, the company is now expanding its operations to include the entire Southeastern United States. For more information, please visit

Photo attached: Adams Group New Manufacturing Facility.

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