Technology

Manufacturing Q&A: Bill Waseleski, President, Century Spring Manufacturing

Manufacturing Q&A: Bill Waseleski, President, Century Spring Manufacturing

Bill Waseleski shares how he solved his supply chain issue and remained competitive through free state resources, 3D printing, and the Advanced Technology Center.

Bill Waseleski hit a wall during his search for a replacement part. He wasn’t able to order it from the original manufacturer or anywhere else. The president of Century Spring Manufacturing Co. in Bristol was starting to worry that his shop’s productivity would take a dip if he didn’t find a replacement soon. READ MORE

Sensofar + CCAT Partnership Delivers 3D Non-Contact Metrology Solutions to Connecticut Manufacturers

Sensofar + CCAT Partnership Delivers 3D Non-Contact Metrology Solutions to Connecticut Manufacturers

To bring leading-edge metrology solutions to the U.S., last year Sensofar added its 3D optical, non-contact measurement systems to the metrology capabilities within our Advanced Technology Center. Developing strategic partnerships with technology leaders like Sensofar allows CCAT to deliver the greatest value to the manufacturing supply chain — increasing its…

2022 40 Under Forty: Nasir Mannan

2022 40 Under Forty: Nasir Mannan

(Hartford Business Journal, Aug. 15, 2022) Nasir Mannan is an engineering professional with more than 18 years of experience in advanced engineering software, robotics, manufacturing, machine learning, computer vision and inspection technologies for military, aerospace and commercial applications. Mannan is the principal engineer for CCAT’s Advanced Design Automation and Metrology…

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Last year, Carlton Industries was struggling with outdated equipment that was slowing productivity.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 Awarded 2022 Connecticut Medal of Technology

CCAT Awarded 2022 Connecticut Medal of Technology

CCAT is honored for its contributions in applied technologies and workforce initiatives that strengthen the global competitiveness of the manufacturing ecosystem. (May 16, 2022) East Hartford, CT – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) has been selected, along with Dr. Craig Crews at Yale University, as a 2022 recipient of the…

How a First-Generation Engineer Is Making Boss Moves, with Jacquelynn Garofano, CCAT Chief Technology Officer

How a First-Generation Engineer Is Making Boss Moves, with Jacquelynn Garofano, CCAT Chief Technology Officer

This week Made in America with Ari Santiago is on the road for a special episode at the Advanced Composites Technology Center at Goodwin University, featuring Jacquelynn Garofano, Chief Technology Officer at CCAT. Jackie and Ari tackle some of the hottest topics in the manufacturing industry including great career opportunities,…

CCAT Launches Advanced Composites Technology Center Partnership with Pratt & Whitney, Goodwin University and the State of Connecticut

CCAT Launches Advanced Composites Technology Center Partnership with Pratt & Whitney, Goodwin University and the State of Connecticut

‘This is about Connecticut leading in technology’ EAST HARTFORD – (Oct. 26, 2021) The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) officially unveiled the Advanced Composites Technology Center, a unique public-private partnership with CCAT, Pratt & Whitney, Goodwin University and the State of Connecticut. The center, housed at Goodwin University and…

Money for Manufacturing

Money for Manufacturing

Programs designed to help Connecticut manufacturers acquire the skills, tools and resources needed to keep pace with today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing ecosystem

Click on the program below for details and applications.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program (MVP)

$100,000 to conduct a project aimed at improving your manufacturing productivity, efficiency and competitiveness. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.

Manufacturing IoT Integration Voucher Program (IVP)

$20,000 to assist with the implementation of IoT solutions on your manufacturing floor. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.

SIRI and Cyber Assistance Program (SAC)

$10,000 will be provided on a matching basis to help Manufacturers obtain Smart Industry Readiness Index assessments and Cyber Security assessments.


WORKFORCE PROGRAMS

Incumbent Workforce Training Program (IWT)

$50,000 provided on a matching basis to reimburse manufacturers for training costs incurred to upskill their employees.

Apprentice Funding Program (AFP)

$15,000 wage subsidy per apprentice over the course of their apprenticeship program.

MIF Engineering Internship Program

$3,500 wage subsidy per intern (up to 2 for Summer 2023). This program is a cohort-based internship program for rising sophomore to rising senior undergraduate students seeking internships at small and mid-sized manufacturing companies. Updates available by December 2022 for Cohort 1 program.

Employers: are you hiring interns? Please let us know by sending an email to info@ccat.us.
Students: submit your resume to share with employers: bit.ly/MIFintern