Since 1911, our mission has remained unwavering: to provide the most advanced, well-engineered products on the market so that our customers achieve optimal business success. Our focus on our customers is demonstrated every day by the dedication of our people, the innovation of our designs, the precision in our manufacturing, and our economical pricing.
Industries we serve
Whether you are managing the stage or movie set for rock stars or movie stars, New Haven’s decades of experience in working with the entertainment industry will help ensure the safety and smoothness of your event.
Whether you are wrapping and shipping Renaissance masterpieces or moving priceless treasures within your museum, New Haven’s expertise in wrapping and protecting high value artwork during transportation will prove invaluable.
New Haven’s industry-leading and patented E-Crates are HIPAA approved for you and your cllents’ security. They can purchased or rented and delivered to your organization.
Whether you are moving one floor or to another location, New Haven’s high quality speed packs, E-Crates, dollies, office file totes, machine carts and moving equipment are the professional relocation mover’s number one choice—and our unparalleled service helps guarantee the ease and safety of your move.
Whether you are installing appliances, furniture, or high tech equipment, New Haven’s Scuff Shields, extensive selection of floor and wall protection options, quality moving pads and professional dollies will protect your customers’ homes and offices.
New Haven’s Pak’N’Move line of self-storage products are ideal for the do-it-yourself or home mover.
From WWII through today, New Haven has been called upon by the Military & Aeronautics Industries to provide essential products to help protect and explore on air, sea and land.
Universities, Libraries & Schools
From our Library Carts, E-Crates, and 2 and 4 Wheel Dollies to our Moving Boxes and Speed Packs, New Haven has the ideal moving equipment for college students and behind-the-scenes at universities, libraries & schools.
For the past century, New Haven has set the standards of excellence and safety in designing, manufacturing and distributing quality moving products and is a strong part of the professional moving community. We are proud that many of our customer service representatives are professional movers and have the expertise that can provide you with individualized and economical solutions to ensure your success.
Dedicated to providing quality
Our Executive Team
New Haven has been an intricate part of the lives of each of our executive team: oldest brother James, middle brother, Roger, and youngest brother Larry since their childhood. Growing up in Los Angeles, they recall countless days spent as young men in New Haven’s L.A. manufacturing plant, run by their father Paul Levine, where they came to a develop a love for both the customers as well as the “behind the scenes” engineering and manufacturing processes. Summers were spent learning the protocols for quilting, garneting, finishing, woodworking and cargo control. Each brother explored different professional options during college. Jim served as a foreign correspondent while working on a masters degree in journalism. Larry earned a Bachelors in Economics and subsequently vacillated between pursuing a career engineering or working towards a CPA . And Roger, although obtaining a Bachelors in Business Administration, thought briefly about pursuing a dream of breeding and showing dogs—specifically English Springer Spaniels (those who visit our New Haven office will see Roger’s beloved dog Jake). But the sense of New Haven embodying family and a unified purpose brought James, Larry and Roger back. Together, the Levine brothers began the slow but steady course of opening up stores throughout the country, and expanding the number of industries we serve as well as the depth of the company’s product offerings., Like all brothers, their personalities were very different, but their goal was singular: to maintain and continue to create a meaningful business predicated on positive values, integrity, a focus on customers and the engineering of high quality, smart, state-of-the-art products that will ensure their customer’s success.
New Haven began with our grandfather's single horse-drawn wagon. Although we have become technologically advanced since David Levine went door to door over 110 years ago--our cargo control is now employed in outer space and we were the first ever company to utilize lasers & robotics in our moving pad manufacturing--our focus on maintaining relationship-driven, friendly customer service that puts our customers first remains the same. We thank you for your business and trust, and are committed to doing everything we can to help your business grow.
Before the major van lines, tractor trailers and the interstate highway system. Before talking movies, refrigerators, and moving cartons. It was 1909, and young David H. Levine started a business, going door to door on his Horse and Wagon—refurbishing local townspeople’s mattresses and selling homemade quilts. During his travels, David developed friendships with local movers, who shared with him their challenges when moving household goods safely. This gave David an idea. After returning home from World War I, he worked on toughening his New Haven quilts so that movers could utilize them to protect their customers’ goods. The movers experienced these new “Moving Blankets” as a game changer, and David’s passion for designing quality moving pads and products was borne. In 1911 David opened the first New Haven store in New Haven, Connecticut (he would have been so gratified to know that in the century ahead, his sons and grandsons would open 16 more from coast to coast), and dedicated himself to creating safer and smarter ways for movers to move.
A Country in Transition
It was an historic time for our country—first the Great Depression followed by WWII. David had volunteered for service in the American Expeditionary Forces during WWI and had a great love for our country and our servicemen, seeking ways to help however he could. David ultimately was able to channel his expertise with textiles and equipment into the war effort—manufacturing camouflage nets for both theaters of war as well as the iconic green G.I blanket. Later, recognizing the need for a national infrastructure—something that would ultimately play a vital role for interstate movers, David produced curing mats used in the formation of highways on the East Coast. And in the decades to follow, David engineered the first machine made moving pad in the United States, elevating its quality and consistency.
New Haven Expands
In the 1960’s David turned the leadership of New Haven to his son and our father, J. Paul Levine, who inherited from his father a dedication to the moving industry.. As a young man, Paul had worked on the production of the F101 jet fighter while serving in the US Air Force and immediately sought to infuse his love of engineering and transportation into New Haven and to expand the scope of New Haven’s innovative designs in order to serve additional industries. Paul went on to develop and introduce a large array of state-of-the-art products for the moving, transportation, aeronautics, relocation, military, commercial and entertainment industries, many of which would earn First in Class and are still in use today by professional movers. However, Paul is most fondly remembered —not only for the key role he played in establishing our country’s industry standards in moving equipment but also, for the relationships he created with his staff, with his customers and with movers here and abroad. He was proud of his role in helping moving company’s get their start and playing a mentorship and community role for decades. Paul’s legacy of placing customer service at the core of New Haven is something carried forward to this day. As such, he was the first vendor to have Earned the “Distinguished Service Award” by the American Moving Association and was presented post-humously with the International Mover’s Association Life Achievement Award in 2017.
A Family Business
After our father's passing, we (sons James, Roger and Larry) unequivocally knew what the company’s mission needed to embody: a synthesis of what our father Paul stood for-- prioritizing customer support and the manufacturing of only the highest quality products—along with the important goal of maintaining economical, below market pricing so that our customers could thrive in today’s very competitive world. We were excited in the early 1990’s, after years of research and development, to utilize robotics and lasers in the creation of furniture moving pads in our Louisville and L.A. factories. Also in the 1990’s, we expanded our distribution of Corrugated and Moving Boxes to now include a vast array of specialty boxes, used not only by household goods and commercial movers, but also by international movers and the military. With the advent of the 21st century and growing customer expectations for online purchasing and expedited deliveries/shipments, we worked hard to create a website that would allow professionals in all of the industries we serve to order and receive products effortlessly, and for the first time would give consumers, who are in need of moving boxes and packaging, the ability to buy products that meet high professional standards. And to ensure the safety of our drivers and to protect the integrity of our products en route to our customers, we invested in a state-of-the-art truck fleet.
As our world and the demands of technology, the economy and the industries keep changing, we are excited to evolve to meet our clients’ needs. But we will always remain passionately focused, as did our father and grandfather, on maintaining a sense of family with all our customers and to earning your trust every day.
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