HICKORY, N.C., – HSM Transportation Solutions, a division of HSM, announced a major multiphase, multiyear expansion of the C.E. White facilities in Fort Valley, GA. Headquartered in Hickory, NC, HSM is a global manufacturer of integrated solutions and highly engineered product components for furniture, bedding and transportation industries. C.E. White has been a major supply partner to Blue Bird Corporation of Fort Valley, GA for over 30 years. “Blue Bird is a fantastic organization to be associated with,” said Tony Everett, President of HSM Transportation and Specialty Manufacturing. “This is a great example of two companies working together for continuous improvement.”
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