First Quality announces the next phase of their investments and growth in the absorbent hygiene market

First Quality is pleased to announce another round of exciting expansions.


GREAT NECK, NY (March 15, 2024) —First Quality is pleased to announce another round of exciting expansions.


First Quality will increase our baby diaper and training pant manufacturing capacity by 50%. This expansion will include an investment in a new manufacturing facility, new diaper manufacturing lines, new training pant lines and a new state-of-the-art automated warehouse facility.  This manufacturing expansion will be implemented in stages and is expected to be completed by June of 2025.


First Quality will also be increasing our bladder control pad, protective underwear and underpad capacity by over 25%. This expansion will include an investment in manufacturing lines that will enable First Quality to satisfy the growing demands for our products. In addition, we will be launching new innovative products not currently found in North America and introducing cutting-edge innovations and enhanced features. This expansion will be completed by September of 2025.


The location(s) where these expansions will occur will be announced in the second or third quarters of this year.


“These investments once again reaffirm First Quality’s ongoing commitment to the absorbent hygiene market as well our commitment to sustainability, supply chain optimization, product development and innovation.” said Allen Bodford, President of First Quality’s Absorbent Hygiene Division. “We look forward to completing these expansions and providing our customers with the innovative, high-quality products and services that they have come to expect from First Quality.” 


About First Quality


The First Quality Group of companies is a family-owned, diversified group of companies manufacturing, selling and distributing branded and private label absorbent hygiene, paper and packaging products into the healthcare, retail and commercial channels. First Quality is dedicated to meeting the demands of the market by providing innovative and high-quality products manufactured utilizing state-of-the-art technology. For more information, please visit

First Quality is a registered trademark of First Quality Enterprises, LLC.

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