aerospace

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…

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…

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…

Atlantic Council Warns of Cybersecurity Risks of 3D Printing in Aviation

Atlantic Council Warns of Cybersecurity Risks of 3D Printing in Aviation

(3D Printing Industry, 11/13/17) Aviation is responsible for 4 billion journeys per year, and the transportation of 55.7 million tons of cargo across the world. Like many industries, aviation has readily adopted additive manufacturing and 3D technologies in aircraft production, maintenance and training. But this enthusiasm and for new technologies…

CCAT exhibits at Aerospace Alley Workforce Opportunities Fair and Tradeshow

CCAT exhibits at Aerospace Alley Workforce Opportunities Fair and Tradeshow

CCAT’s team, including Education & Workforce Development Specialist Calvin Brown, AMC Director Don Balducci, AMC Manager Wayne Sumple, Manufacturing Applications Engineer Nasir Mannan, and Manufacturing Applications Engineer Henry Babiec, spent Nov. 8 exhibiting at the Aerospace Alley Workforce Opportunities Fair and Tradeshow at the Hartford Convention Center. Tons of students…

Small Connecticut aerospace players look for big opportunities in Paris

Small Connecticut aerospace players look for big opportunities in Paris

[WNPR, 6/20/2017] Fourteen small Connecticut aerospace companies are exhibiting their wares at the Paris Air Show this week. They join thousands of other businesses at the world’s biggest industry showcase. All the major players — the big airlines, aircraft companies, and engine makers — strut their stuff at the European…