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Peter Paul Wins "Small Business Exporter of the Year" Award

On June 15th, Peter Paul Electronics Company, Inc. received the Small Business Administration award for "Small Business Exporter of the Year" at a Ceremony in New Haven, CT. Michael Mangiafico II, operations manager, accepted the award for the company and its president, Paul Mangiafico. Michael...

Compliance with Restriction of Hazardous Substances Underway

Peter Paul Electronics Company, Inc., has initiated an evaluation and compliance program with European Directive 2002/95/EC, Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS). This RoHS Directive bans new electrical and electronic equipment with more than permitted...

Lean Manufacturing Program Garners $500,000 Grant

United States Senator Joseph I. Lieberman's office, Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) and Peter Paul Electronics, Inc. held a joint Press Conference at Peter Paul Electronics to announce a new Commerce, State and Justice Grant Appropriation for $500,000. Peter Paul has been the recipient...

Governor M. Jodi Rell Visits Peter Paul

Thursday, January 10, 2008 Rell visits Peter Paul to check up on its progress By SCOTT WHIPPLE 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...

Manufacturers brainstorm ways to spur job interest

By: SCOTT WHIPPLE , Herald staff NEW BRITAIN - Thirty area manufacturers met Tuesday at Okay Industries to tackle a growing problem in their industry: How to find skilled workers to replace retiring baby boomers. Owners and executives of city businesses brainstormed possible solutions to employment...

Electronics company relies on lean manufacturing to compete globally

By: Scott Whipple , Herald staff NEW BRITAIN - Two years ago, foreign competition was cutting into Peter Paul Electronics Co. Peter Paul, a nonunion manufacturer of solenoid valves with a reputation for excellence, had supplied the aerospace and defense industry for decades. Yet, like other...

Lean Manufacturing Improves Customer Relationships

Peter Paul Electronics Inc., with assistance from the Aerospace and Defense Initiative, has conducted six separate events to implement lean manufacturing practices at the company. As a result, Peter Paul has experienced substantial reduction in lead time, cycle time and setup time, with a...

Lieberman touts plant as model

By Scott Whipple Staff Writer New Britian - Sen. Joseph Lieberman told Peter Paul Electronics employees the work they are doing "is probably larger than you realize," and that their company is a model for competing in the global marketplace. "If we pool our resources, our innovation and our...