45SPRAY FOAM MAGAZINE • MAY/JUNE 2015
The U.S. may be the single largest spray foam market in the world, but international markets are leading the way in terms of growth, presenting an enticing opportunity for enterprising suppliers and distributors throughout
the industry. Companies large and small are taking part in the globalization of
spray foam, with companies like Louisiana-based SPF equipment manufacturer
and distributor SPF Depot making considerable efforts to do business overseas.
SPF Depot has grown from a small garage startup operation to distributing spray
equipment all over the world from a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse and manufacturing
center. Much of the company’s success in recent years meant doing business in
places Owner Pat Gililland hadn’t even considered.
“We’ve shipped orders to countries where I didn’t even think there was demand,”
said Gililland. “Malta was the very first country we shipped to.”
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Business Beyond Borders
BY RYAN SPENCER
Editorial Contributions by SPF Depot