About Us

Abraham Rutt

Abraham Rutt

 

 

In 1944, Abraham Rutt founded the Keystone Paper & Box Company in East Windsor, Connecticut. In the early years, the company distributed shirt boxes and other supplies to the laundry industry.

 
Melvin Rutt

Melvin Rutt

 

After World War II, Abraham’s son, Melvin Rutt, returned from military service to join the family business. Soon after, the growing company discovered it was more efficient and economical to make boxes rather than buy them. Since then, Keystone’s primary focus has been the design and manufacture of folding cartons.

 
James Rutt

James Rutt

 

 

Today Abraham’s grandson, James Rutt, proudly serves as Keystone’s president, and is joined by his brother Daniel. The company continues to thrive into its third generation.

 
Keystone Paper & Box 1959-2008

Keystone Paper & Box 1959-2008

Keystone Paper & Box 2008-Present

Keystone Paper & Box 2008-Present

 

As Keystone has grown over the years, so have our needs for space and technology. For many, many years Keystone operations were housed in a renovated 19th century mill building in the historic Warehouse Point section of East Windsor, Connecticut. In early 2008, we moved our offices and manufacturing facility to a more spacious, state-of-the-art location in South Windsor, Connecticut where we have continued to grow to meet the needs of our customers. Between both buildings operated by Keystone, we have over 100,000 square feet of warehousing and manufacturing space.

As a privately held, family-owned business, we are keenly aware that integrity and personal service are the “keystones” to our success. We continue to add to our team of highly experienced & talented sale people, designers, technicians, customer service representatives and project managers to ensure that the beverage, medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer packaging products we produce are the best the in the folded carton industry.

Our working relationships with our customers run long-term and we value those relationships highly. We serve as partners and solutions providers allowing our customers to focus on producing their products while we focus on the packaging. Keystone’s customers trust that the packaging products we create for them will continually reflect the latest innovations in substrates, inks, coatings and manufacturing – all combined to create the best product while keeping their total cost of doing business as low as it can be.

Call Keystone today to discuss your next folding carton project. We look forward to doing business with you!