Norman and Evelyn Fink founded Charloma and incorporated it in 1969 in Cherryvale, KS, as a manufacturer of fiberglass bathtubs and shower enclosures.

In November 2017, Forte Products acquired Charloma's 150,000 SQ facility in Cherryvale and its 162,000 SQ facility in Burlington, KS.

Today, this division manufactures rotational, injection, thermoforming and fiberglass molding components for the automotive, lawn and garden, RV, packagaing and construction industries.