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About The Harva Company

Since 1949 The Harva Co. has set new standards for excellence in quality, dependability, and commitment to both customers and employees. As a third-generation, family-owned business, our adherence to the principals set by our founders Harry and Virginia Kintz, continues to be rewarded by our many quality awards, by the loyalty of our customers and by the dedication of our employees. Susan Kintz McGiver joined the company in 1977 and was joined by her daughter, Amber McGiver, in 1992. Today Susan is Chief Executive and Amber is Operations Manager. They recognize their employees as the company’s most valuable asset and strive to provide a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include Health Insurance and a 401K retirement plan. Employees and their families have free access to a fully equipped gym. A lunchtime walking club gives participants an extended lunch break. The average tenure of their employees is more than 15 years, the longest of which has been with them 53 years, which means it must be a great place to work! Whether it’s the customer or an employee the Harva Co. is committed to maintaining a high standard for excellence in quality and dependability.

Susan McGiver featured on the cover of Success magazine

We are proud to announce that our CEO Susan McGiver is featured on the cover of the latest edition of New York State’s “Success” magazine! Susan was selected as “Entrepreneur of the Month,” for leading her family business into its … Continue reading

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New look, classic quality

When Harry Kintz founded The Harva Co. in 1949, IBM was only beginning its effort to reduce computers to the size of just a large room. And Thomas Watson was fighting the move to magnetic media – reel-to-reel tapes. Harry … Continue reading

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