Business Spotlight — Comfort-Bilt
Answers provided by Michael Barron, Plant Manager, Comfort-Bilt – Mocksville.
What is the name of your business? Comfort-Bilt Windows and Doors
Who is the Owner/Manager? What is their title? Michael Barron, Plant Manager of Comfort-Bilt – Mocksville
What product/service do you offer? We are a contract manufacturer of storm doors and storm windows for Larson Manufacturing, the #1 producer of storm doors in the country.
When was your business founded/established in Davie County? Comfort-Bilt in Mocksville was founded in 1999. We are looking forward to a 20-year celebration in 2019!
The number of employees? Comfort-Bilt in Mocksville currently has 200 employees and we are looking to grow to 250 by 2020.
Why did you choose Davie County? “Davie County is perfect for distributing our products. The proximity to major interstates and being located midway up the Atlantic coast weighed heavily on the decision. The workforce ability and quality were major considerations as well. As has been mentioned many times before, Davie County has a history of making things and we tapped into that resource.”
What do you enjoy most about doing business in Davie County? Have there been specific benefits? “The community continues to be supportive of businesses and the EDC remains very proactive. The town and county governments have a history of being pragmatic and progressive in regards to business development and growth.”
What is your company’s “claim to fame”? What sets your company apart from other companies? “Comfort Bilt is not only a stable company, but it is continually growing. We started with one production line in 1999 and are looking to add our ninth in 2019. Where there is growth, there is opportunity. A lot of our key positions are filled by folks that have grown with the company.”
What would you like people to know about your company? “We are a far cry from the company that started here in 1999. With the successes we have achieved over the past few years, we have been able to share many of the benefits with our employees. We take pride in the fact that we have never laid off any employees, even through the recession.”
Physical address? 125-A Quality Drive, Mocksville, NC
Web address? www.comfortbilt.com