Tour of Production Products
By Dr. Rose Davidson, STEM Coordinator
On February 11, 2020, Ms. Rene DeFiore and Dr. Rose Davidson had the opportunity to tour Production Products with alumnae Kelli Corona-Bittick ’85, President and Director of Research and Development, and Cori (Corona) Christiansen ’96, New Business Development, of their family-owned business.
Pictured are Kelli (left) and Cori (right) showing us a chamber used to fly contaminated soldiers and civilians back to the United States.
Production Products, a female, Hispanic, family-owned business, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with two additional facilities in Fulton and Buffalo, Missouri. For decades, Production Products has served as a world leader in the supply of integrated chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defense products ranging from shelter systems to filtration products. Their engineered defense systems have been trusted globally by allied militaries and government agencies. Their products include CBRN shelters, Medical Isolation Systems, Chemical Control Shelters and other military products. Their ability to design, manufacture and deliver quality services to the military was recognized when Production Products was named the Department of Defense “Minority Contractor of the Year” in the United States.
Production Products also manufactures the UtiliDyne family of products trusted by the nation’s leading electrical distributors. These include an array of specialty engineered crossarms, hardware, connection, and monitoring products for utility poles.
St. Joseph’s Academy is a private, Catholic high school for girls in St. Louis, Missouri, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.