Advanced Manufacturing Center

CCAT, Novus taking measures to support cybersecurity awareness

CCAT, Novus taking measures to support cybersecurity awareness

EAST HARTFORD – October 16, 2018 — The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) and Novus Insight are supporting National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018 by promoting awareness of online security and privacy. CCAT and Novus are part of a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities,…

Connecticut’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day Aligns Companies, Lawmakers

Connecticut’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day Aligns Companies, Lawmakers

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 8, 2018 – National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day is being celebrated today with support and recognition from Connecticut lawmakers and state leaders. U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-1) of East Hartford and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) were joined by New York’s Tom Reed (NY-23) to introduce…

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…

Hacking the Factory Floor: Cybersecurity in Smart Manufacturing

(Heattreat, 9/12/18) When you think of hacking, you might think of viruses or ransomware attacks where computers are unable to operate unless a bitcoin is paid to an anonymous cybercriminal. In the manufacturing sector, the reality isn’t quite so public. First, the practical physical realities of the industrial landscape are…

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…

CCAT featured as model for Aussie success

(Defence Connect, 8/28/18) The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) is a leading non-profit organisation providing integrated workforce development, research, development and commercialisation support and opportunities, creating and implementing bold ideas for applied technologies, energy solutions, STEM education, career development, and export and cyber compliance, with a key focus on supporting…

CPTV featuring CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center engineer

CPTV featuring CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center engineer

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology engineer Nasir Mannan is highlighted in an upcoming episode of Connecticut Public Television’s (CPTV) video series, “Making the Future.” CPTV is seeking out and telling stories around Connecticut to highlight technology, skills and the development of successful, early-career talent. In this episode, Nasir, a manufacturing…

AM Conference: Solve Additive Manufacturing Challenges Through Simulation

(Additive Manufacturing, 8/7/18) The growing availability of hybrid machines that combine additive and subtractive processes offers enormous potential for design innovation and enable manufacturers to produce components never before possible. But with that potential also comes greater complexity in the manufacturing process, and more opportunities for machine crashes and errors. CGTech’s Vericut 8.2 software provides…