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C&J Industries Named as Finalist for Prestigious Awards

Press release date: April 28, 2014

CJ Industries was named a finalist for the 2014 Governor’s Impact Award in the category of manufacturing job creation in the state of Pennsylvania. Following 5 years of double digit sales growth, C&J was nominated for this prestigious award by the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County.

“Since the great recession of 2008, C&J Industries has benefited from a significant number of new projects that have grown our business by over 50%,” stated C&J Industries President & CEO, Dennis Frampton. “In particular, over the past 3 years, our customers have transferred 130 plastic injection molds to C&J,” he added. Frampton went on to state, “C&J Industries is proud to contribute to both the local and state employment levels for good manufacturing jobs.”

C&J Industries is one of five finalists in the Northwest region for the Jobs First Award. In order to qualify for this award, C&J Industries maintained a positive net gain in new jobs over the last two years. C&J has displayed consistent year over year job growth and has remarkable employee retention. Over 60% of C&J’s workforce has been with the company for over 5 years and nearly a third of its workforce has been at C&J for more than 10 years. The Governor’s Impact Awards will be announced at a Governor’s Impact Awards Luncheon in Hershey, PA on May 30, 2014.

In related news, C&J Industries also announced that Trudell Medical International, one of C&J Industries Medical Device customers, has been nominated for the 2014 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA). Trudell is an MDEA finalist for their AEROBIKA oscillating positive expiratory pressure therapy system. Trudell has named C&J as their supplier for the custom molded parts used in this innovative medical device. The MDEA Award will be announced at the upcoming MD&M East Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on June 11.

C&J Industries is a privately held plastic injection molder and medical device contract manufacturer located in Meadville, PA. C&J supplies custom plastic products and medical devices to customers in North America and Europe.


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