Connecticut nonprofit aiding Rhode Island businesses (New Haven Register, 8/16/2016)

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) has begun working with small manufacturers in Rhode Island. The East Hartford-based nonprofit economic development organization is bringing its expertise in precision machining and manufacturing to members of the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association. The Rhode Island-based trade group has more than 1,500 members.…

CCAT Named Rhode Island Manufacturers Association Innovation Center

Under the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association Manufacturing Technology Innovation Program, CCAT will help advance the growth of RI companies. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – August 16, 2016 – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) has been named an Innovation Center under the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA) Manufacturing Technology Innovation…

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

5th District of Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty visited a Young Manufacturers Academy program at Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury, Connecticut this morning. YMA programs, run by CCAT in partnership with the Connecticut Technical High School system and supported with funding from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s…

Veteran Workforce Initiative Announced

Veteran Workforce Initiative Announced

At Manchester Community College on Tuesday, August 02, 2016, the Make It. Here initiative supported by Connecticut State Colleges and Universities kicked off a marketing campaign targeted at recruiting veterans into manufacturing.  DOL Commissioner Scott Jackson, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System Mark Ojakian, Lieutenant Governor Nancy…

11 Connecticut companies pitch services at annual airshow in England (New Haven Register, 7/26/2016)

A summer trip to England might make for a fun vacation, but the 63-person contingent from Connecticut’s aerospace industry was all business earlier this month when they participated in the Farnborough International Airshow. A total of 11 Connecticut companies made the trip and were exhibitors in the state’s pavillion at…