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Manufacturing career summit aims to inspire women

(WFSB, 10/31/18) CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) – Careers in science, engineering and manufacturing were all on display at a women’s summit in Cromwell on Wednesday. The message for young girls at the summit was “if you can dream it, you can do it.” Watch the news story here >

Blumenthal, Bysiewicz tour Cromwell’s thriving GKN Aerospace

(Middletown Press, 10/24/18) CROMWELL — A manufacturing company that launched in 2005 as a “great idea” centered in a former dice-making facility employing five people now boasts 280 workers. GKN Aerospace Service, at 1000 Corporate Row, now is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. It’s technology is onboard…

Manufacturing Mania in Southbury introduces students to industry in need of skilled workers

Manufacturing Mania in Southbury introduces students to industry in need of skilled workers

Published with permission of the Waterbury Republican-American (Waterbury Republican-American, 10/17/18) SOUTHBURY – Some 200 middle school-aged students left their classrooms Wednesday and traveled to the Heritage Hotel in Southbury for Manufacturing Mania, an event organized by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. For manufacturers it was a chance to introduce students to…

Event for students highlights manufacturing industry

(WFSB, 10/17/18) SOUTHBURY, CT (WFSB) — A huge event in Southbury brought together middle school students from across the state on Wednesday. The task of Manufacturing Mania was to highlight career opportunities in the industry “We’re doing all these different kinds of engineering experiences and manufacturing to see what it’s…

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

Manufacturing Month focus of weekend radio broadcasts

The award-winning radio show Pulse of the Region will air broadcasts Oct. 13 and 14 on Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month. The radio show will include a panel discussion with Lynn Raicik of the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Charles Daniels of Wepco Plastics and Kristi Oki of…

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Workforce development and Manufacturing Month the focus of CCAT radio show this weekend

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s initiatives around workforce development and Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month will be covered in a broadcast on WZMZ (93.7 FM) on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 6 a.m. The Beat of Connecticut is hosted by Nancy Barrow, who interviewed CCAT Communications Director Silvio Albino…

Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership highlighted in Fox 61 WorkinCT

WorkinCT #CTConfident: Push for new talent in advanced manufacturing (Fox 61 News, 9/18/18) Shawn Dow is fairly new to Phoenix Manufacturing in Enfield. “I was an auto mechanic before. There’s only so much you can do in the auto field without owning your own business, and here you can really expand…