Smart Manufacturing Careers Tour at Goodwin University and CCAT’s Advanced Composite Center

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Smart Manufacturing Careers Tour at Goodwin University and CCAT’s Advanced Composite Center

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Students: your future could start here. Are you in or out of high school and exploring what to do next? Are you in a job now and looking to make a change into a growing career? From aircraft engines and submarines to buttons and baked goods, manufacturing in Connecticut is thriving and you can be a part of it!

Join us for an open house at Goodwin University’s Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Labs to learn more about modern manufacturing and rewarding careers. Awesome things are made in Connecticut. In celebration of CT MFG Month, see the latest cutting-edge technology and meet with industry experts.

> Tour Goodwin University’s robotics, CNC and welding labs and CCAT’s Advanced Composites Technology Center
> Meet with industry ambassadors and hear firsthand experiences about working in manufacturing
> See inside the Advanced Manufacturing Mobile Training Lab and participate in hands-on activities
> Talk with CCAT engineers as they walk you through the extensive capabilities and applications of innovative technologies
> Hear from Dr. Sal Menzo, superintendent of Goodwin University Magnet Schools, Dr. Charles McGinnis, senior director of Goodwin’s Continuing Education, and Eileen Candels, director of partnerships at CCAT.

Goodwin University’s manufacturing training programs prepare you for careers driven by technology, innovation, and creativity. Programs are for everyone, whether you are just starting out or already working in the field and want to advance in your work.

Employers and Community Members: You are welcome to join us especially if you have never toured CCAT’s Advanced Composites Technology Center, and are interested in lightweight additive manufacturing technology and applications. This is a once-a-year Open House to learn more about additive manufacturing and composites technology, and also tour Goodwin’s Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Labs.


Learn More

There are a variety of grant programs available to help Connecticut manufacturers acquire the skills, tools, and resources needed to keep pace with today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing ecosystem. Programs are funded by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and administered by CCAT. Visit to learn more and apply.

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CCAT’s Advanced Composite Technology Center (ACTC) is co-located with Goodwin University on 3 Pent Road, East Hartford, CT . CCAT is an export control facility, and all visitors will be required to sign in and present proof of citizenship. Acceptable forms for identification include a drivers license/ID, passport, green card, or birth certificate. Visitors who are citizens of an embargoed country and do not have a valid US Green Card will not be permitted in the facility.




Goodwin University
Three Pent Road
East Hartford, CT 06118