OF EXCELLENCE SINCE 1951
John J. Corbett
started the company in 1951 after twenty years of service with Consolidated
Edison Company. The quality of service and customer demand forced the
expansion of the business by word of mouth among companies. Jim Corbett
worked part-time during the summers and joined the company full-time in
1960. Continued growth and a growing customer base forced another expansion
of the company by bringing in Dick Geier as a shareholder in 1966.
major step in the company came in 1968 when we started manufacturing industrial
combustion systems to supplement the service base. Bill Carman joined
the company in 1970 and later became a shareholder in 1973. Due to our
expertise, reputation, and experience, a major burner and control manufacturer
began to recommend our services to their clients. In 1973, Jim Corbett
took over their administration of the company and started a positive marketing
sales effort. In 1975, we decided to expand our operating base and in
1976, took over Hudson Gas Appliances, Inc., giving us our own manufacturing
we changed our overall name to Corbett Industries, Inc. in order to provide
a unified name. In 1980, we consolidated operations in a larger, more
efficient and more modern facility in Waldwick, New Jersey.
Diane Procino joined the company. Later in 1994, she became a shareholder,
adding her financial expertise to the management.