CURTIS PACKAGING IS THE MADE IN CT MANUFACTURER OF THE WEEK

February 06, 2013

by Connstep Team

(Rocky Hill, Connecticut) – CONNSTEP announced today Curtis Packaging Corporation is the featured Made in CT manufacturer of the week. Located in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, Curtis Packaging is a state-of-the-art designer and manufacturer of custom folding cartons. They specialize in package design, printing, hot-stamping, embossing and debossing, die-cutting, windowing and gluing.

Curtis Packaging is the first packaging company in North America to be Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI) certified, use 100% renewable energy, and to be 100% Carbon Neutral. Curtis provides packaging and printing services to the most discerning brands throughout the United States. Operating on the same property since 1845, Curtis Packaging has proven their dedication to Connecticut manufacturing. They continue to provide vital support to the state’s economy through the employment of a highly skilled labor force and by fostering an environment of innovation and environmental stewardship.

The Made in CT Program (www.made-in-ct.com) is a dedicated feature on the CONNSTEP website, creating a directory for the state’s manufacturers to showcase their products and services. Connecticut manufacturers can register to receive a complimentary company profile page to share company history, products/services and company news.  The goal of the program is to showcase the products made in the Nutmeg State and highlight the contributions of the manufacturing community to the public. Additionally, the program provides social media forums for manufacturers to connect with one another and discuss industry issues.

More information on Curtis Packaging can be found on their Made in CT profile:

http://www.connstep.org/manufacturer/curtis-packaging-corporation

All participating companies have the opportunity to become the featured manufacturer of the week. As the featured manufacturer of the week, Curtis Packaging Corporation will be prominently displayed on the CONNSTEP website as well as on the “Made in CT” Facebook page, LinkedIn group and Twitter feed (@CTMade).

“Curtis Packaging is a role model by which all other Connecticut manufacturers should benchmark their sustainability and environmental practices,” said Bonnie Del Conte, president and CEO of CONNSTEP, “We are proud to feature them as the Made in CT Manufacturer of the Week and thank them for their dedication to making it Connecticut!”

CONNSTEP solved a huge problem for us and helped us bring our delivery rate to 100%. As a direct result of that, we have been awarded with an increase in business which, ultimately, will also benefit (our supplier) Har-Conn.”

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Chris DePentima

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Mark Burzynski

President, Arthur G Russell Co

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Ron Delfini

President, Engineering Specialties Inc.

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Manager, Fuel Cell Energy

“CONNSTEP is a valuable partner to Hologic, providing the expertise and ‘outside eyes’ everyone needs to keep their continuous improvement on track. We are now well-positioned on a dynamic growth path and look forward to a long-term relationship with CONNSTEP.”

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VP Manufacturing Operations, Hologic

“Our experience working with CONNSTEP has brought us benefits we never expected. It’s a great team to work with!”

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Dan Rubbo

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