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Smart Manufacturing Spotlight: Carlton Industries Corporation

Smart Manufacturing Spotlight: Carlton Industries Corporation

Last year, Carlton Industries was struggling with outdated equipment that was slowing productivity. For this, they turned to Connecticut’s Money for Manufacturing program for support — matching grant voucher programs for manufacturing companies, powered by CCAT. We recently visited Carlton’s facility to talk with Vice President Weston See who oversees production and quality, to see how the company’s technology investments are going.

CCAT Releases Michigan Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Deployment Plan “H2 FCEV Roadmap 2022”

CCAT Releases Michigan Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Deployment Plan “H2 FCEV Roadmap 2022”

May 17, 2022 (East Hartford, CT) – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) recently released the Michigan Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Deployment Plan “H2 FCEV Roadmap 2022” for the state of Michigan. The Roadmap was produced by CCAT in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), DOE’s…

Smaller CT manufacturers launch new product development, employee training centers

Smaller CT manufacturers launch new product development, employee training centers

Hartford Business Journal, April 25, 2022By Skyler Frazer Connecticut’s largest manufacturers, including Stanley Black & Decker and Pratt & Whitney, in recent years have opened multimillion-dollar training and product development centers that aim to recruit and/or upskill workers and help create a new line of advanced technology products that can…

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Named an Inaugural Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Named an Inaugural Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient

CCAT to assemble a group of influencers to inspire the future workforce and increase the manufacturing talent pipeline March 30, 2022 (East Hartford, CT) – Stanley Black and Decker (NYSE: SWK) announced on March 28 the recipients of its first “Empower Makers” Global Impact Challenge. The Connecticut Center for Advanced…

News8: Conn. Manufacturing Companies Look to Hire, Educate Students

News8: Conn. Manufacturing Companies Look to Hire, Educate Students

https://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/hartford/conn-manufacturing-companies-look-to-hire-educate-students/ EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — From aerospace to outer space, Connecticut is booming with technology, and now companies are looking to hire and educate students. There are more than 4,000 medium to small manufacturing companies in the state. They aim to hire students in college and high school. “There…

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Secures $900,000 for Community Funding Project in Connecticut’s First District

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Secures $900,000 for Community Funding Project in Connecticut’s First District

CCAT to reinvest funding into manufacturing and technology workforce and small business development EAST HARTFORD, March 14, 2022   On March 10, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to fund $6.38 million in Community Project Funding that he previously secured for the First District. This funding, included in the appropriations government…

‘There’s a Great Job Waiting for You’

(CBIA, 11/21/19) Ask any Connecticut manufacturer about their challenges, and you’re certain to hear that finding talented workers is among the top priorities. That’s why nearly 100 Connecticut companies welcomed 1,600 high school students to the Connecticut Convention Center Nov. 20 for the annual Aerospace Components Manufacturers trade show. In…

Manufacturing summit for female students hosted at Sacred Heart University

(CTPost, 10/22/19) – FAIRFIELD — If the precision machining shop at Platt Tech in Milford was light on female students on Tuesday, it’s because nearly half of them were representing at a Girls & Manufacturing Summit at Sacred Heart University. It was a program designed to convince more girls that math,…

CCAT Provides Hands-On Activities For Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Stem/Advanced Manufacturing Expo

CCAT Provides Hands-On Activities For Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Stem/Advanced Manufacturing Expo

The following press release was distributed by the Waterbury Regional Chamber: WATERBURY, CT, October 18, 2019 — The Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2019 STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo, set for Friday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Naugatuck Valley Community College, will include new interactive activities for students…