Updated: Connecticut CMO Colin Cooper Visits Sign Company

Colin Cooper
Pete Rappoccio (left), president of Sign Pro, Inc., describes the sign manufacturing process to Colin Cooper (center), Connecticut’s Chief Manufacturing Officer, during his recent visit to the facility in Plantsville. Bill Moore, president of the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce; Eric Brown (right), CBIA’s VP of Manufacturing & Government Relations; and Jameson Scott (not shown), president of the New Haven Manufacturing Association, join the conversation.

Full-service sign company Sign Pro, Inc., hosted Connecticut Chief Manufacturing Officer Colin Cooper on Monday, February 10. Cooper met with Peter Rappoccio, president of Sign Pro Inc., along with members of the company’s Senior Leadership team, Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce, New Haven Manufacturing Association (NHMA), and Connecticut Department of Labor representatives to discuss opportunities for collaboration in order to address challenges shared by manufacturers in the state. Cooper toured the 45,000-square-foot facility spoke to the organization’s employees the organization’s employees.

Sign Pro, Inc., has been in the sign and digital media business since 1990. A family-owned manufacturing company, Sign Pro, Inc., currently employs approximately seventy Connecticut residents. Sign Pro, Inc. integrates lean techniques into all functional areas of the business to ensure the highest level of quality management. With modern technology and a diversified operations strategy, the organization is deploying globally recognized Industry 4.0 (Smart Factory) best practices.

This commitment to excellence is highlighted in the state with Sign Pro, Inc., having been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2019.