Keystone is a privately owned company that was founded in 1890 by Mr. Jesse S. Keys in the Afton section of Madison, New Jersey. Originally known as The Keys Folding Paper Box Company, the Keystone Folding Box Company was incorporated in 1908 by Mr. Charles A. Chase and Edwin T. English. Keystone moved to Newark, New Jersey in 1910 and later, 1923, built a factory at its current location at 367 Verona Avenue.
Today this historic company is owned and operated by the Hartman family, who have been directly involved with Keystone for more than 60 years. The very same unwavering philosophies and standards for quality still guide the company today…and will lead Keystone into the future.
Keystone continues to be a leader in:
The manufacturer and design of paperboard packaging, including:
Keystone is also a design center and source for non-paperboard packaging components.
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In addition to establishing and enforcing all quality related rules, the Quality Control and Quality Assurance Department is responsible for training of all personnel and maintaining documentation of process and procedures. The basis of Quality Assurance/Quality Control lies in the program established by the International Standard Organization (ISO) and incorporates rules of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’S). The department has the full support of management to carry out its mission.