maxco supply

Max Flaming, right, president and founder of Maxco Supply in Parlier, poses with son Mark Flaming.

published on June 22, 2017 - 8:19 AM
Written by John Lindt

Maxco Supply Inc. is planning an expansion of operations from its Parlier base to nearby Fowler, where the company will build a 280,000 square-foot corrugated paper manufacturing facility on 26 acres.

The company is studying construction of both a manufacturing plant as well as a phase two, 12,519 square-foot office that is less certain. Together the two projects could employ around 100, said Fowler city planner Trevor Stearns.

The box plant itself could employ 60, he said. The project is located at Golden State Boulevard and Manning Avenue. Of the 26 acres, some 20 acres would be used for truck parking. The city published a mitigated negative declaration on the project in the past few days, clearing its environmental review.

While a student at Fresno State, Maxco’s founder and CEO Max Flaming started in the packaging business by gluing labels on wooden boxes, then the container of choice for the fruit industry. Flaming founded Maxco Supply, Inc. in 1972 and has been providing packaging solutions to the agricultural industry ever since becoming a major supplier of grape and tree fruit packaging.

Their business has now expanded to include a machinery division. It was a top ten finalist for the 2017 California Family Business Award.


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