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New High Pressure, Large Orifice Valve for Quick-Fill Applications

New Britain, CT - Peter Paul introduces a high pressure, large orifice valve in a standard aluminum body. The valve is designed for quick-fill applications. The standard body employs 1/2" NPT ports and produces up to 500 psi pressure. A dual-stage plunger, or "poppet follower" design with...

Lisa Mangiafico in CT-ESGR Bosslift Program

Lisa Mangiafico, Market Research Analyst and grandaughter of the founders of Peter Paul Electronics, recently completed The Connecticut Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's (CT-ESGR) Bosslift Program. Peter Paul is a Connecticut manufacturer of solenoid valves that participates...

UCONN FAMILY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD RECEIPIENT 2008

Peter Paul Electronics Company Large Business Category In 1918, an Italian immigrant by the name of Paul Mangiafico came to the United States and settled in New Britain. A barber by trade since the age of 14, Paul became one of the original beauticians in New Britain opening up several salons before founding Peter Paul Electronics Company in 1947.

KEEPING PACE

Three generations after its founding, Peter Paul Electronics is still a family business, although change has been essential to the its survival. by Hanna Aronovich PROFILE PeterPaulElectronics Co. www.peterpaul.com 2006 sales Approx. $15 million HQ New Britain, Conn. Employees 150 Products Solenoid...

Manufacturers woo kids to the workplace

By SCOTT WHIPPLE Staff writer NEW BRITAIN - At New Britain's first career fair in a decade, high school seniors got an introduction to manufacturing jobs and, hopefully, their future. "Our goal is to put together students with the employers to help them find the jobs of tomorrow," said Gerry...

Rell visits Peter Paul to check up on its progress

NEW BRITAIN — Gov. M. Jodi Rell got a crash course in high-speed manufacturing, plus an award from Peter Paul Electronics for initiatives that have enabled the family-owned company to compete in the global economy. At Peter Paul Electronics “change” is a positive word. On Wednesday, the 60-year-old...

Summer Program Introduces Students to Manufacturing Careers

As part of its efforts to recruit a skilled workforce for advanced manufacturing, CCAT recently concluded the first year of an innovative summer program that has introduced over 100 middle-school students to opportunities at the state’s technical high schools and future careers in manufacturing...

Smart money on small business

By Scott Whipple, New Britain Herald The secret’s out. Smart money is on small businesses to pull off New Britain’s economic recovery. Realizing the critical role small business plays in the state’s economy, Gov. M. Jodi Rell has declared this week "Small Business Week in the state." Icing on the...

New, Lightweight, Aluminum Body Solenoid Valves from Peter Paul

Peter Paul Electronics Company introduces a line of light-weight, machined aluminum bodies for its Series 20 & 50 Solenoid Valves. These new bodies substantially reduce total valve weight for special applications, including aerospace, fuel efficient vehicles, mobile equipment and wherever...

NEMA-6 Exlosion-Proof, Submergible, Miniature Solenoid Valves

Peter Paul Electronics Company introduces liquid poured potting for its line of Series E50, Explosion-Proof, Stainless Steel Solenoid Valves. This new capability permits the valves to conform with NEMA 6 corrosion-resistant, submergible specifications and complements the line of NEMA 4X Series...

High Flow Valves for Process Industries

New Britain, CT - Peter Paul has released a new, four-page, full-color brochure on their Series 80 line of large orifice solenoid valves. Series 80 valves effectively address process industry requirements for high flow rate or quick dump and fill capacity. These AC or DC powered valves are also...

New Magnetic Latching Valve in a Small Package

Peter Paul introduces its low-cost, magnetic latching valve in a small package with pressures to 500 psi, for use where power is limited or coil heating is undesirable. This small, economical package can be used in tight spaces and remote areas where continuous power may not be available, or in...