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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…

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC hosted CCAT and the state cyber chief on June 16 for the Saturdays with Steve Parker broadcast.  On hand were (counterclockwise from front) Chief Administrative Officer Natalie Real, Chief Technology Officer Tom Maloney and Communications Director Silvio Albino – all from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Steve Parker…

CCAT’s Rinebold recognized by federal government for work in hydrogen and fuel cells industry

CCAT’s Rinebold recognized by federal government for work in hydrogen and fuel cells industry

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Director of Energy Initiatives Joel Rinebold was among the award winners at the U.S. Department of Energy 2018 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation meeting for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program on June 13. Rinebold was cited for “outstanding leadership in developing strategic roadmaps…