Peter Paul: Manufacturing in New Britain for 71 years

Published on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 20:35
Written by Karla Santos


NEW BRITAIN - Peter Paul Electronics Co., Inc. has been in business for 71 years, providing design, research and development at the local and international level.

The business makes valves and solenoid operators in a 77,000-square-foot plant in New Britain and in a 23,500-square-foot facility in Puerto Rico.

The company’s website states that quality, innovation and continuous improvement are an important part of their mission, which is to exceed customer’s expectations.

Peter Paul Electronics serves the medical, automotive, printing, industrial automation, gas generation, and food and beverage markets. The valves made at Peter Paul Electronics can be found in coffee makers, race cars, medical equipment, irrigation fields, turbines, solar panels and oil rigs.

In addition, the company offers complete lines of operators that include low watt, large capacity and explosion proof operators.

The company was founded by Paul Mangiafico when he decided to go for a career change. Mangiafico was a hairdresser before his involvement in the manufacturing field. The business started in Winsted as a magnet wire mill. The company became Peter Paul Coil Company and in 1965 it was named Peter Paul Electronics. By the 1970s, the facility in Puerto Rico had been built to support the manufacturing of coils.

According to the company website, the New Britain facility employs close to 150 people and there are about 40 employees at the facility in Puerto Rico. The company’s slogan is “Making Things Work Throughout the World,” representing global distribution.

To learn more about Peter Paul Electronics call 860-229-4884 or visit the company website at

Karla Santos can be reached at 860-801-5079 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, Business, on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 20:35. Updated: Tuesday, 27 November 2018 20:37.