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About Us



HSM was founded in 1944 in Hickory, NC as Hickory Springs Manufacturing, a producer of coiled furniture springs. The company transformed over the years from a component supplier of springs and foam into a global manufacturer of integrated solutions and components for the transportation, furniture, and bedding markets.  In addition, the company serves a growing number of diversified markets, including packaging, healthcare, and government/institutional markets.


We believe it is important to invest in our future. This includes investing in innovation, improved facilities, and new technologies as well as bringing in the right people.



HSM Transportation is proud to be the largest interior component supplier in the school bus industry and has a component on every school bus made today. Additionally, offering a full line of commercial seats. HSM is the only rebond foam supplier in the industry. Providing a customer-centric service model with strategically located plants to optimize ready-to-install deliveries and flexible scheduling. On-site testing facilities with experienced Engineering, Technical, and supporting teams.  


As proud as we are of our past accomplishments, we are more excited about our future. HSM will strive to innovate. Add greater value to our customer's businesses and collaborate with industry stakeholders to ensure our product and service offerings preserve HSM’s leadership position.

HSM Transportation Locations:

Fort Valley, GA

High Point, NC

Huntersville, NC (Headquarters)
New Washington, OH
South Hutchinson, KS

Tulsa, OK

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