Crane & Co

New England News
12:44 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Lee, Levi's, Benjamins? Crane Turns Jeans Into Cash

Credit Flickr/Mike Schmid

While people are usually worried about putting money in their pants pockets, what about putting your pants into money?

“It was a good product while it lasted,” said Jerry Rudd.

Rudd is the general manager of global sourcing for Crane. Headquartered in Dalton, Mass., the paper manufacturer has been the sole supplier of U.S. currency paper since 1879. Rudd explains how a trademark of American fashion was also part of another American cornerstone, our money.

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New England News
4:13 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Final Employee Bearing Company's Name to Retire

Doug Crane holds the frame containing two $2 bills given to him by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing as a celebration of his departure from the company. The bills' serial numbers correspond with his birthday.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

The final member of Crane’s management bearing the company’s name is leaving the paper manufacturer.

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New England News
2:10 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Crane & Co. Unveils New Hydroelectric Turbine

Crane & Co. employees turning on the newly commissioned hydroelectric turbine at the Byron-Weston Mill in Dalton.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Paper manufacturer Crane & Co. is going back to its roots in Dalton, Massachusetts. 

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New England News
4:34 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Sen. Warren Wraps Up Berkshire Visit

Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks to the Massachusetts State Legislature's Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts, and Cultural Development and others at the Berkshire Museum.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren wrapped up her trip across Massachusetts in the western part of the state today. The Democratic Senator’s visit included a tour of defense manufacturer General Dynamics’ site in Pittsfield. Senator Warren says the plant is making innovative gains in military manufacturing and research to save the country money while still keeping it safe.

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