Joyce Galea finds new and growing markets for Waterville-based truck-body manufacturer
Joyce Galea, co-owner of F3 Manufacturing in Waterville, has been instrumental in the company's explosive growth.
F3, maker of aluminum bodies and accessories for trucks and vans, was founded in 2016. The privately held company doubled its sales from 2018 to 2019, to $34 million. Employment skyrocketed from 14 employees in 2016 to 230 today. Facility size has gone from 5,000 square feet to 180,000 square feet. In 2018, F3 was ranked in the Inc. 5000 as Maine's third-fastest growing company.