CCAT leads manufacturing industry boosting awareness in October

(Hartford Business Journal, 9/27/17) For the sixth consecutive year, Connecticut is celebrating October as manufacturing month, and coordinating activities with a nationwide campaign to draw more talent to the industry. Licensed and led by East Hartford’s Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and financed by the Department of Economic…

October Declared Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

  Nearly 400 middle, high school students to join in interactive, hands-on events to learn about manufacturing careers on Oct. 6 and 19. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – September 26, 2017 – Connecticut’s next generation of manufacturers will come together by the hundreds in October for the sixth annual Connecticut. Dream…

New Brunswick researcher to study the possibility of thought-powered 3D printing

New Brunswick researcher to study the possibility of thought-powered 3D printing

(thestar.com, 9/5/17) FREDERICTON—New Brunswick researchers are plotting what they call the “factories of the future” by developing 3D-printing technologies they said could pave the way for the next industrial revolution. Mechanical engineer Ed Cyr is studying the applications of artificial intelligence in manufacturing 3D-printed materials as part of a $1.25-million…

The Refabricator Will Be Recycling Plastic and 3D Printing Onboard the ISS Next Year

The Refabricator Will Be Recycling Plastic and 3D Printing Onboard the ISS Next Year

(3DPrint.com, 9/5/17) In 2015, NASA awarded Washington-based technology firm Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to continue developing its Positrusion Recycler, which recycles plastic waste into 3D printable filament, for use aboard the International Space Station (ISS). NASA was pleased with the direction the technology was going, and last summer gave a…

Governor Malloy emphasizes economic development

Governor Malloy emphasizes economic development

Advanced Manufacturing Center hosts press conference on state budget EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — September 22, 2017 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s Advanced Manufacturing Center was the backdrop Thursday afternoon as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a press conference to address the importance of fostering a bi-partisan dialogue on…