A homegrown manufacturing company is the Hope Public School District “Manufacturer of the Month” for October.
Hope Superintendent Dr. Bobby Hart said that Rowe CAFS LLC is the honoree for the month. Dr. Hart said the company will be recognized during Senior Night at the HHS-Arkansas High game Oct. 26 at Hammons Stadium. He said the company was previously recognized prior to the Hope High School v. Hot Springs Lakeside football game, and during halftime activities on Oct. 12.
Rowe CAFS LLC is operated from its facility at 4205 Hwy. 278 West, near Hope.
Tim Rowe and his father, Carroll Rowe, produce specialized foam based fire suppression systems for which Carroll Rowe holds multiple U.S. patents.
The Rowe Compressed Air Foam Systems include skid units and OEM installation kits for all major fire truck manufacturers. Rowe produces its specialized systems for municipal, industrial and volunteer fire departments world wide.
“The Hope Public Schools thanks Tim and Carroll Rowe for their investment in Hope and their commitment to the Hope Public Schools,” Hart said.