About Us

Our Commitment to Our Customers

Collins & Jewell Co., Inc provides the Manufacturing and Processing Industries with the latest mechanical services. This is done through our high caliber responsive team of experienced professionals who employ integrity, honesty, and ingenuity. Our commitment is to deliver the highest quality, the latest technology, and unmatched flexibility which will enable us to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Collins & Jewell Co., Inc is a closely held corporation founded in 1946 by Rudolph Collins and Robert Jewell Sr. In 1970 Thomas Collins and Robert Jewell Jr. joined the company as the second generation and in 1989, Tom Collins & Robert Jewell Jr. built a modern 19,000 square foot facility located in Norwich, Connecticut.

Now in its third generation of ownership, partners Christopher Jewell and Brian Dudek continue the growth of the company through Industrial Installations and Custom Fabrication for Global and Domestic Markets. Collins & Jewell Co., Inc continues to provide the manufacturing and processing industries with the latest mechanical services. Collins & Jewell Co., Inc employs full-time craftsmen including electricians, pipe fitters, fabricators, millwrights and service technicians. Our crew members are seasoned professionals and we are continually expanding our fleet of equipment by acquiring new and modern equipment to maintain state-of-the-art capabilities. The scope of our experience includes applications where innovative planning and safety are key factors of success.

In our efforts to continue to expand our services and maximize the capacity of the company, partners Chris Jewell and Brian Dudek have built a new 35,000 square foot facility which is located in Bozrah, Connecticut.

The priority of Collins & Jewell Co., Inc is to carry on the tradition of integrity, ingenuity, and professionalism. We pride ourselves in our ability to meet the needs of our growing list of customers and welcome the opportunity to face special challenges head-on while maintaining a strict standard of cost-effectiveness and timeliness. Collins & Jewell Co., Inc is prepared to tackle on projects from the small day job to the turn-key production line installation or relocation.

Collins & Jewell believes in keeping up-to-date with the latest industry news and processes. This philosophy allows us to provide our customers with the products they need to be built utilizing leading edge techniques that provide for a superior end result.

Delivering the

highest quality, latest technology, and unmatched flexibility

Our Management Team

  • Christopher Jewell

    Chief Financial Officer / Principal

  • Brian Dudek

    Chief Operating Officer / Principal

  • Charles Biederka

    Director of Training and Development

  • Gary Smith

    Director of Manufacturing Operations

  • Ralph Watson

    Director of Human Resources and Safety

  • Kevin Lavoie

    Shop Manager

  • Wally Mitchell

    Project Manager

  • Dan Liebenthal

    Project Manager

  • Peter Ponichtera

    Project Manager

  • Brian Lancellotta

    Purchasing Manager


    2nd Shift Foreman

  • Nate Morris

    Maintenance Officer

  • Todd Antonaros

    Design & Estimating Manager

  • Tom Miesen

    Project Manager

  • Ron Herbert

    Manufacturing Quality Manager

Industry Memberships