Association Pays Tribute to Late Reed Manufacturing Board Chairman


The Manufacturer & Business Association extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of manufacturing leader Ralph T. Wright, who passed away December 27, 2010 in Sarasota, Florida. He was 72.

Wright was chairman of the Board of Reed Manufacturing Company, an Erie-based manufacturer, which has been producing fine tools for worldwide professional trades since its founding in 1896 by Carl Reed. Purchased in 1902 by Reuben Wright, the company continues to be operated by the Wright family.