Manufacturing

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…

United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People and Make $15 Billion Investment in U.S. Over Next Five Years

(PR News Wire, 5/23/18) FARMINGTON, Conn., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced plans to hire 35,000 people and make investments of more than $15 billion in research and development (R&D) and capital expenditures (CapEx) in the United States over the next five years (2018-2022). With this announcement, the company also launched…

NEMA White Paper Helps Electrical and Medical Imaging Manufacturers Minimize Cybersecurity Risks

(Retrofit Magazine, 5/22/18) The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA CPSP 2-2018 Cyber Hygiene Best Practices, which outlines industry best practices and guidelines for electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers to raise their level of cybersecurity sophistication in manufacturing facilities and engineering processes. “This paper follows seven fundamental principles,” says…

Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

(Internet of Business, 5/18/18) A lethal cocktail of legacy systems, poor processes, and weak security is putting the manufacturing industry at unnecessary risk of cyber attack. Any assault on the sector, or on an individual company, could have wide-ranging consequences for factories, customers, partners, and the wider economy. On top…

Manufacturers will be early adopters of AI-enabled IoT: GlobalData

Manufacturers will be early adopters of AI-enabled IoT: GlobalData

(Cio.in, 5/7/18) Manufacturing in Malaysia is embracing ‘Industry 4.0’, which involves the integration of digital and physical technologies to improve business processes, operations, productivity, growth and innovation. Unlike previous eras, ‘Industry 4.0’ looks to create new business models and enhance existing ones, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData. According…

Larson, Neal Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Jobs for Parents

(Public Now, 5/24/18) Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) in introducing the Improving Access to Good Jobs for Parents Act in the Ways and Means Committee as an amendment to the JOBS for Success Act (H.R. 5861) reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The…

Why Investing in Next-Generation Tech is a Matter of ‘When’ and Not ‘If’

(Manufacturing.net, 5/11/18) In today’s world of global competition, the key to success and survival is adopting next-generation technologies. The company that captures your customers’ attention might look nothing like you, and they will use cutting-edge technologies to do it. Just ask Whole Foods (acquired by Amazon), the taxi industry (disrupted…