Fletcher-Terry announced that the company is relocating to a new operating and manufacturing facility at Berlin Commerce Park in East Berlin. The new 47,000 sq. ft. facility will house its manufacturing, warehousing, sales and marketing, customer service and the senior management team.
“The new facility provides us increased manufacturing, R & D and inventory space for a number of growth opportunities we see coming in the future” stated Blair Tomalonis, President of Fletcher-Terry Company. Mr. Tomalonis continued to say “we see company opportunities in new product technologies and expansion into new global markets as we enter into our 144th year of business.”
Since 1868, Fletcher-Terry has revolutionized advanced cutting solutions for numerous global industries. Fletcher’s innovations have rewarded the company with over 90 patents including the “original” glass cutting wheel, the first vertical glass cutting machine and the “wide-track” all carbide cutting wheel. Today, with a distribution network to 60 countries worldwide, the Company proudly serves the industries of glass production and fabrication, sign & graphic, picture framing and retail hardware.
Commenting on the announcement, Berlin Mayor Adam Salina said, “Fletcher Terry is relocating its operations and over 40 employees to Berlin. We appreciate that they have recognized the strategic advantages of locating in Berlin due to our central location in the State and convenient access to Route 9 and Interstates 84 and 91. Berlin Commerce Park is a vital employment center for the East Berlin section of Town.
"The addition of Fletcher Terry employees will provide a boost to our restaurants, stores and service businesses. The company is Connecticut grown so it important that they have chosen to stay in the State and lease new quarters to accommodate their growing business. As we continue to recover from the economic downturn, adding a business of this size will also offer a welcomed boost to the Town’s grand list growth. Fletcher Terry serves diverse industrial markets around the world so I am proud to have them join the Berlin business community.”