Advanced Manufacturing Center

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…

CCAT Seminar on Additive Manufacturing on Aug. 9

CCAT Seminar on Additive Manufacturing on Aug. 9

Among the breadth of talents from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) Advanced Manufacturing Center comes an abundance of opportunities to learn via educational seminar from its own experts. CCAT’s Additive Manufacturing Research and Applications Senior Engineer Jeff Crandall will instruct a seminar on Thursday, Aug. 9 focused on…

Cybersecurity experts take part in CCAT panel discussion

Cybersecurity experts take part in CCAT panel discussion

CCAT and the UK Department for International Trade co-sponsored a Cybersecurity Roundtable on the global approach to the growing threat on Wednesday, July 25. The panel was held at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center in East Hartford, CT. It was moderated by Harriet Cross, British Consul General, included Arthur House, State of Connecticut…

CCAT connects with specialists to form  Additive Manufacturing Advisory Committee

CCAT connects with specialists to form Additive Manufacturing Advisory Committee

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) has engaged a cross-section of experts to help strengthen the state’s supply chain by better assessing the growth and capabilities of additive manufacturing. The Advisory Committee for Additive Manufacturing has been formed to provide insights into near and…

Student Apprenticeship Programs Open Doors To Manufacturing Jobs

(Hartford Courant, 5/4/18) Less then a year ago, Olivia Hernandez decided to transfer out of the high school where she’d missed months of class to suspensions for fighting and bad behavior. And she cried, for the lost credits that meant she likely wouldn’t graduate on time, and for what she…

Representing CCAT at the 2018 RAPID + TCT event

Representing CCAT at the 2018 RAPID + TCT event

AMC Manufacturing Applications Engineers Nasir Mannan and Henry Babiec attended the 2018 RAPID + TCT event representing CCAT April 24-26. This year’s event, held in Fort Worth, Texas, is North America’s largest conference and exposition on additive manufacturing and 3D printing for over 25 years. The event features keynote presentations with some of…

CCAT pre-apprentice training opens doors for alternative high school seniors

CCAT pre-apprentice training opens doors for alternative high school seniors

Synergy High School in East Hartford students visited CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center on April 3 as part of a collaborative effort to train students for entry-level manufacturing jobs. CCAT’s Pre-Apprenticeship Program addresses a persistent disconnect between employers and job seekers – while urban young adults are struggling to earn a…