Quick Fitting®, Inc. Announces the Major Expansion of its U.S. Manufacturing Operations, Creating the First-Ever “Made in the U.S.A.” Push Connect® Plumbing Technology.
Warwick, RI- (2/4/14) – Quick Fitting®, Inc., the innovator, manufacturer and supplier of push-to-connect fittings used in plumbing, heating and irrigation applications announced today that it will immediately start to phase in its “Made in the U.S.A.” product initiatives for a wide variety of its product lines it sells globally.
This launch will make Quick Fitting® the only domestic manufacturer of push-to-connect products available to the North American market. The company’s U.S. manufacturing initiative is anticipated to result in the creation of over 650 jobs to the state of Rhode Island. In addition, the company projects it will invest $20 to $40 million dollars in a new state-of-the-art advanced technologies research center, forming and manufacturing facility.
“As a leading innovator of push-fit technology, Quick Fitting® is excited to offer the first “Made in the U.S.” push-to-connect product offering to the North American market. This underscores our commitment to create high-quality American products, while expanding on the Renaissance in Rhode Island Manufacturing” said David Crompton, President and CEO of Quick Fitting®.
Frank Kosky, Executive Vice President and CFO added, “In response to Quick Fitting®’s explosive growth and elevated demand forecast, we are expanding our U.S. manufacturing operations. Quick Fitting®’s products and patents were developed here in the Ocean State; we are proud and delighted to call Rhode Island our home. Together with our state and local partners; BankRI, Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Warwick Mayor Scott Avedesian and Marcel Valois and his team at Commerce RI; our goal in making Rhode Island the Epicenter for Push-to-Connect technology has been accomplished. ”
U.S. Manufacturing Project Director
Quick Fitting®, Inc.
30 Plan Way
Warwick, RI 02886