Over 135 Years of Customer Dedication

About American Excelsior

Since 1888, American Excelsior Company has manufactured and distributed products for packaging, cushioning, engineered foam specialties, erosion control, and a wide variety of engineered wood fibers. AEC’s nationwide manufacturing and distribution capabilities ensure efficient delivery from 7 manufacturing plants across the country.

AEC’s facilities are equipped with the latest technology and equipment to guarantee quality production of a wide variety of wood fiber excelsior and straw products, foam cushioning, and engineered and molded foam specialty products. Our high caliber logistics team ensures timely delivery and distribution operations to meet customer needs and maximize efficiency, while a dedicated sales force remains focused on refining and delivering solutions to a broad range of businesses and customers worldwide.

Headquartered in Arlington, TX, we pride ourselves on customer responsiveness and accessibility. Today, 7 manufacturing plants across the country employ hundreds of people, all dedicated to providing our customers with the latest solutions to their packaging, custom foam, evaporative cooling, and erosion control needs.

A History with Solid Roots

Founded in 1888, American Excelsior boasts a rich history in the packaging industry. Today, AEC also provides solutions for engineered foam and erosion control.

American Excelsior’s management team has over 160 years of combined experience. With specialized industry knowledge and hands-on expertise, AEC is uniquely qualified to serve our customers’ business needs. Take a moment to learn a little more about our leadership team members below.

William D. Albers

Owner/Chairman of the Board

Terry A. Sadowski

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Todd A. Eblen


Kevin E. Stewart

Vice President, Foam Operations

Rocky A. Van Gilder

Vice President, Wood Operations.

Ron Martin

Vice President, Sales

Ron Scheck

Vice President, National Accounts

Interested in a career with American Excelsior? Explore our careers page or send an inquiry to careers@americanexcelsior.com.