“The work done by Cooper-Atkins has created over a hundred jobs here in Middlefield, and made an incredible impact to our state and national economy,” said Senator Bartolomeo. “I want to congratulate Carol Wallace and the rest of the Cooper-Atkins team for receiving this well-deserved award. Connecticut has a proud history in manufacturing, and I am happy to represent a company that is carrying on that tradition so well.”
“Exporting continues to be the foundation of our sales growth, and we are honored to receive the “E” Award,” said CEO Carol Wallace. “Our export sales grew 36 percent in the past four years enabling us to sustain jobs and even expand our work force.”
In her congratulatory letter to the company, Secretary Penny Pritzker wrote “Cooper-Atkins Corporation has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The “E” Awards Committee was very impressed with Cooper-Atkins’ innovation in entering the international healthcare market. The company’s development of market entry strategies was also particularly impressive. Cooper-Atkins’ achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs.”
Located in Middlefield, CT, Cooper-Atkins Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality time, temperature and humidity instruments, with focus on the Foodservice, Industrial HVAC and Healthcare markets both domestically and abroad. Cooper-Atkins Corporation is proud to be a Woman-Owned business, certified by the National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification.