Advanced Manufacturing

CT aerospace firms to showcase products at international airshow

(Hartford Business Journal, 7/12/18) Connecticut’s aerospace sector will flex its prowess at an international airshow in England next week. Eight local aerospace companies will showcase their offerings at the Farnborough International Airshow from July 16 to July 22 in Hampshire, Great Britain. The companies, including Windsor manufacturer Aero Gear, Suffield-based Arcor Laser…

Many manufacturers slow to adopt internet of things: Report

(CisoMag, 6/13/18) PRNEWSWIRE: The internet of things (IoT) can help manufacturers improve customer service, field and plant maintenance work, inventory management, and more. However, the 2018 Manufacturing Report from professional services firm Sikich found that fewer than 10 percent of those surveyed currently use internet of things technologies. Further, 30 percent said they have no clear…

Aero Gear Unveils Expanded Manufacturing Facility

(Impomag, 6/15/18) WINDSOR, CT — Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Catherine Smith joined over 50 VIP guests for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration on June 12th at Aero Gear in Windsor. Aero Gear founder Doug Rose welcomed suppliers, local leaders and customers to tour the facility’s new 24,000-square-foot addition and…

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

Elliot Ginsberg cited for depth of service, 22 years on CWP Board of Directors EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology President and CEO Elliot Ginsberg received the Capital Workforce Partners President’s Award at CWP’s annual meeting on June 15. Presented by CWP Board Chairman Thomas Mongellow and U.S.…

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

The manufacturing pipeline is only starting to get filled up in Connecticut. There’s more coming. At a celebratory ceremony held at Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford on June 8, 13 students received certificates for completing their pre-apprenticeship program and 72-hour online ToolingU training. Governor Dannel P. Malloy spoke…

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…