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Small Connecticut aerospace players look for big opportunities in Paris

Small Connecticut aerospace players look for big opportunities in Paris

[WNPR, 6/20/2017] Fourteen small Connecticut aerospace companies are exhibiting their wares at the Paris Air Show this week. They join thousands of other businesses at the world’s biggest industry showcase. All the major players — the big airlines, aircraft companies, and engine makers — strut their stuff at the European…

A regional roadmap for improved town services

(Hartford Business Journal-Other Voices, 6/12/17) Recently, Hartford Business Journal featured an opinion piece (“State, local leaders have chance to reinvent CT government,”) from Bruce Carlson, head of the Connecticut Technology Council, calling for a regional effort to increase technological efficiencies in the state and introduce municipal and state officials to…

Two CT Manufacturing Companies Named National “2017 Young Adult Employer Champions – Pathways to Apprenticeship”

(AmericanTowns.com, 6/09/17) EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford announced today that TRUMPF Inc., of Farmington and Wepco Plastics Inc., of Middlefield are two of nine U.S. employers to be named “2016 Young Adult Employer Champions – Pathways to Apprenticeship” by the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Now…

2017 Survey of Connecticut Manufacturing Workforce Needs

(Connecticut Business and Industry Association, Inc.) CBIA partnered with the NSF Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, to survey the state’s manufacturers about their hiring expectations and workforce challenges for the next three years. We hope our findings will encourage the development of legislation and…