One of the best-kept secrets in the consumer
Products industry is Star Candle Company!
For more than fifty years, Star Candle has been building one of the most sophisticated manufacturing and supply chain management capabilities in the United States consumer product industry. Today the company stands ready to offer its unique capabilities as a fully integrated candle manufacturer and marketer of branded, private
label, specialty candle and air care products
As you will see our targeted customers are a select group of the nations leading retailers and we will provide the creative expertise and manufacturing capacity to satisfy them
In November 2006, Star Brite Illuminations was founded. It was created as a next phase for the growing Star Candle Co., LLC after its expansion and move to its new facilities in Ridgefield Park, NJ. Star Brite Illuminations will take Star Candle to the next phase in its growth, concentrating on four specific market segments that Star Candle had not penetrated but was seeking to explore:
A) Specialty Contract Manufacturing
B) Specialty P/L Candle Manufacturing
C) Candle License Sales
D) Strategic Alliances and Mergers
In order to begin these initiatives, it was necessary to create an entirely new merchandising identity to differentiate Star Candle, the leader in the value candle segment in North America, and Star Brite Illuminations, who would seek to excel in the above mentioned disciplines. Star Brite was built with a strong infrastructure to support activities including adhering to updated candle industry standards and operating procedures, higher quality assurance guidelines, producing more
aggressive sales and marketing decks
Founded in 1938, Star Candle and its affiliates had a single vision: to become a leading provider of candle and air care products in the United States.
The company recognized that the success of its candle and air freshener business was based on a guiding principle: to develop one of the most efficient supply chain, manufacturing and logistics management systems in the industry.
The company’s success in its first half century demonstrates the power of its vision, and it’s ability to
transform that vision into reality.
Today, the company has annual sales of over thirty million dollars. The company also has access to an
extensive credit facility to support the level of strategic investment necessary to continue its growth
Currently Star Brite and Star Candle are discussing a Joint Venture with another major candle manufacturer as well as creating strategic alliances with its current suppliers both in the United States and overseas. These alliances will only strengthen both Star Candle and Star Brite in furnishing the most competitive supply chain to our customers
The manufacturing capabilities of Star Brite Illuminations are extensive with a new manufacturing and logistics facility based in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. This new facility ranks as one of the largest integrated manufacturing and distribution facilities in the industry, currently employing more than 300 people. The site consists of a 60,000 square foot manufacturing and packaging center, a 100,000 square foot logistics center, and 20,000 square feet of additional storage and logistics space, bringing nearly 180,000 square feet to one complex. Candle manufacturing is supported by eleven
high-speed production lines, that depending on size can fill 40 – 120 jars per minute. These lines have the capability of 60 million candle jars per year, in sizes ranging from 4 ounces to 24 ounces. In addition to manufacturing candles, the company also has air care manufacturing capabilities that enable it to be an active competitor in the air care products category.
The 21st Century manufacturing floor relies on sophisticated automated systems to keep pace with
Our merchandising concepts are based on both traditional research as well as out-of-the-box creative processes. This is exhibited in some new lines, which are soy-based candles and our licensed products like Jelly Belly and Pepperidge Farm.
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