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January 20, 2021

FloraCraft® Wall of Fame Honorees Class of 2020

FloraCraft® is proud and honored to announce Judy Tomski and Jack Smith have been selected as honorees to the Class of 2020 FloraCraft Wall of Fame. The Wall of Fame was initiated in 2017 to recognize individuals who contributed to the successful operation of FloraCraft, the world’s leading manufacturer of craft and floral foam products. […]


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December 16, 2020

Easy and Festive Crafts for Your At-Home Holiday

This year has brought a new meaning to the phrase “home for the holidays.” While you and your family are spending more time at home this holiday season, we have a number of easy and fun holiday crafts for all ages. Did you know, we have a website dedicated to hundreds of craft and floral […]


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October 9, 2020

FloraCraft® CEO Eric Erwin Awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year

FloraCraft® CEO Eric Erwin has been selected Entrepreneur of the Year for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region by Ernst & Young LLP, or EY. Erwin was one of 10 winners announced by the organization at its virtual awards gala Oct. 8. The event featured 29 finalists selected by a panel of independent judges from […]


September 24, 2020

FloraCraft® Promotes Annie O’Connor to Vice President of Supply Chain

FloraCraft®, the world’s leading manufacturer of craft and floral foam products, announced an addition to its leadership team with the promotion of Annie O’Connor to vice president of supply chain. O’Connor, who has been with the company since 2002, previously served as director of demand planning and supply chain since 2018. In her new role, […]


September 14, 2020

FloraCraft® Develops First Craft, Floral Foam Made from Recycled Plastic

In a market segment not known for innovation, category leader FloraCraft® has announced a breakthrough new product that saves hard-to-recycle plastics from the landfill, enabling it to offer a “greener” product to crafters and florists. The Northern Michigan manufacturer recently debuted FōM® with PolyRenew®, a craft and floral foam line made with post-consumer recycled plastic. […]


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September 1, 2020

FloraCraft® CEO Eric Erwin Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

FloraCraft® CEO Eric Erwin has been named by Ernst & Young LLP as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Award finalist. Erwin was one of 29 finalists selected by a panel of independent judges from a competitive pool of nominations. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program […]


August 25, 2020

Survey Shows FloraCraft’s® Employee Satisfaction Ranks Above National and Trade Averages

A new employee engagement survey of FloraCraft® employees shows employee satisfaction continues to increase year-over-year, ranking its workplace in the top tier of companies nationally and in the manufacturing sector. The survey measured approval ratings from employees of the Ludington-based manufacturer of craft and floral foam products on topics such as executive leadership, communication, pay, […]


July 2, 2020

FloraCraft® Names John Nielsen as Chief Financial Officer

FloraCraft® announced John Nielsen as its new chief financial officer. Nielsen joins FloraCraft after more than 20 years as a financial executive for the manufacturing and automotive sectors in metro Detroit and Saginaw. He most recently served as treasurer for Henniges Automotive in Auburn Hills where he oversaw cash operations, risk management, foreign exchange and […]


May 20, 2020

Annie O’Connor Named to Chamber’s Future Five

O’Connor is one of five honorees selected by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce  Annie O’Connor, director of demand planning and supply chain for FloraCraft®, was named to the 2019 Future Five class by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce. The accolade recognizes five professionals, ages 21 to 40 nominated by […]


May 7, 2020

(Updated) FloraCraft Response to COVID-19

May 7, 2020 Letter from CEO Eric Erwin To our employees and community: Throughout these difficult and uncertain times, the health and wellbeing of our employees and community have always been our top priorities. I want to thank our office staff, who continued to keep our business going from the safety of their homes, and […]


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April 9, 2020

Creative Craft Projects to Engage Your Child’s Mind  

With many kids home for the rest of the year, parents continue looking for unique ways to keep their kids occupied in a constructive, educational way. Did you know FloraCraft has a website that offers free craft project ideas with easy lesson plans for parents and teachers? Here you’ll find creative lesson plans for teachers, […]


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March 18, 2020

Creative projects for your kids to make at home

In our home state of Michigan, the governor has closed schools for the next three weeks. Many other states around the country are also enacting similar measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, or a novel coronavirus. Related: Letter from CEO Eric Erwin on COVID-19 With kids home for the next few weeks (at least), […]