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U.S. Congressman Cartwright Visits Crystal's Pennsylvania Facility

Cartwright (left) and Plant Manager Mike DelPrete inspect insulated glass units
Cartwright (left) and Plant Manager Mike DelPrete inspect insulating glass units.

Crystal Window & Door Systems welcomed U.S. Congressman Matthew Cartwright of Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District to tour its northeast Pennsylvania production facility, located north of Scranton in Benton Township. As a business constituent in Congressman Cartwright’s district, Crystal was pleased to have the Representative Cartwright meet its workforce in Pennsylvania and see its products and manufacturing equipment.

What Crystal says

“Crystal was delighted that Congressman Cartwright could visit our facility in Benton Township and see firsthand the fabrication of our quality window and door products made by our skilled employees,” says Chairman Thomas Chen. “Our team was proud to describe the window manufacturing and insulating glass assembly processes and answer his questions.”

Crystal's recent expansions

Crystal recently added several vinyl product lines to the roster of products fabricated at its northeast Pennsylvania factory, as well as expanded insulating glass unit assembly, including triple-pane units. The company also invested in several pieces of new equipment to accommodate these additional products and future planned products.

During the visit with Congressman Cartwright, Crystal presented its general plans for further development on the property with additional production and warehouse space. Crystal’s Pennsylvania facility is currently a 336,000-square-foot building on a 226-acre site adjacent to Highway 81. Additional warehouse and production space will be needed as the company further integrates operations with Crystal’s New York factory and continues to add product lines to meet future demand.

“I am glad that Congressman Cartwright and his team learned more about Crystal and our plans to continue to grow in northeast Pennsylvania,” adds Chen.  “We are proud to be part of the vibrant manufacturing community here in this district, and the understanding and support of elected officials is very important.”