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Manufacturing Mania in Southbury introduces students to industry in need of skilled workers

Manufacturing Mania in Southbury introduces students to industry in need of skilled workers

Published with permission of the Waterbury Republican-American (Waterbury Republican-American, 10/17/18) SOUTHBURY – Some 200 middle school-aged students left their classrooms Wednesday and traveled to the Heritage Hotel in Southbury for Manufacturing Mania, an event organized by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. For manufacturers it was a chance to introduce students to…

Event for students highlights manufacturing industry

Event for students highlights manufacturing industry

(WFSB, 10/17/18) SOUTHBURY, CT (WFSB) — A huge event in Southbury brought together middle school students from across the state on Wednesday. The task of Manufacturing Mania was to highlight career opportunities in the industry “We’re doing all these different kinds of engineering experiences and manufacturing to see what it’s…

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

The award-winning radio show Pulse of the Region will air broadcasts Oct. 13 and 14 on Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month. The radio show will include a panel discussion with Lynn Raicik of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Charles Daniels of Wepco Plastics and Kristi Oki of…

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s initiatives around workforce development and Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month will be covered in a broadcast on WZMZ (93.7 FM) on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 6 a.m. The Beat of Connecticut is hosted by Nancy Barrow, who interviewed CCAT Communications Director Silvio Albino…

CCAT’s Young Manufacturers Academy captures the attention of Connecticut Public Television
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CCAT’s Young Manufacturers Academy captures the attention of Connecticut Public Television

Students from this past summer’s CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy are profiled by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) for a video series on manufacturing. CT Public Learning Media Lab interns, funded by an American Graduate: Getting to Work grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, has depicted the varied perspectives about the…

Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership highlighted in Fox 61 WorkinCT

WorkinCT #CTConfident: Push for new talent in advanced manufacturing (Fox 61 News, 9/18/18) Shawn Dow is fairly new to Phoenix Manufacturing in Enfield. “I was an auto mechanic before. There’s only so much you can do in the auto field without owning your own business, and here you can really expand…

Aussie Defense Summit stops at CCAT’s AMC

Aussie Defense Summit stops at CCAT’s AMC

As part of Australia’s first-ever defense summit in Connecticut, a group of officials stopped by CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center on Sept. 14 to check out our capabilities and what we could offer their supply chain. The tour was led by AMC Associate Director Wayne Sumple and included CCAT’s Executive Vice…