3D printing is transforming the manufacturing industry through tool and fixture development, prototyping savings, and part optimization. Our Additive Technologies Adoption Program provides small and medium-sized Connecticut manufacturers 3D printing support through demonstrations, trainings, and adoption assistance.
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Additional information about training opportunities coming soon.
Demonstration Projects and Adoption Support
Are you interested in exploring how additive technologies can impact your company? Connecticut small and medium-sized manufacturers are invited to submit a request for a technology demonstration project or adoption support.
If you are moving forward with adopting additive technologies into your business, Money for Manufacturing is available for eligible Connecticut manufacturers through matching grant programs. Funded by Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development Manufacturing Innovation Fund (MIF) and administered by CCAT.
Additive Voucher Program (AVP) $20,000 to assist with the acquisition of additive manufacturing technology – hardware, software and related third-party integration services. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.
Additive Manufacturing Adoption Program (AMAP II) A competitively based program that will award six Connecticut manufacturers $100,000 each for adding additive manufacturing into their production processes. Application acceptance will run from January 1, 2024 through February 29, 2024.
Bill Waseleski shares how he solved his supply chain issue and remained competitive through free state resources, 3D printing, and the Advanced Technology Center.
Bill Waseleski hit a wall during his search for a replacement part. He wasn’t able to order it from the original manufacturer or anywhere else. The president of Century Spring Manufacturing Co. in Bristol was starting to worry that his shop’s productivity would take a dip if he didn’t find a replacement soon. READ MORE