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Officials tour Pegasus Manufacturing in Middletown to learn about careers in field

(CTPost, 10/10/19) MIDDLETOWN — State officials marked Manufacturing Month by joining high school students on a tour of Pegasus Manufacturing on Timber Ridge Road earlier this week. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, state Sen. Matt Lesser and state Rep. Quentin Phipps visited the facility Oct. 4 to hear from students and employees about…

Middletown Works offers HOPE to improve lives of single-parent families

(CTPost, 10/11/19) MIDDLETOWN — Middletown Works announces the launch of an outreach campaign designed to build community and investment in the citizens of Middletown. HOPE, has three areas of focus: monthly community cafés,designed to bring together a variety of people in the city to get to know each other, share resources and build…

CCAT partners with Vineyard Wind to develop Connecticut’s clean energy supply chain

CCAT has been included in Vineyard Wind’s response to DEEP’s RFP for 22,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power. If Vineyard receives an award, CCAT will be the leading effort to support and integrate offshore wind within CCAT’s programs, initiatives, technical capabilities, and experience in order to develop Connecticut’s clean…

Women Rock Manufacturing Month at the Phoenix Manufacturing 30th Anniversary Celebration

Women Rock Manufacturing Month at the Phoenix Manufacturing 30th Anniversary Celebration

On Tuesday, October 7th, Alyce Stiles, Lynn Raicik and Monica Perez from CCAT joined Phoenix Manufacturing’s president Glenn Ford and Education and Workforce Colleagues Amanda Wiriya from Wepco Plastics and Melanie Hoben from Goodwin College to celebrate the success of the woman-owned business. Senator Richard Blumenthal was the keynote speaker…

October Declared 8th Annual  Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

October Declared 8th Annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month

Middle and high school students around the state experience first-hand the fast-paced, innovative world of manufacturing. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Oct. 1, 2019 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), joined by manufacturers, colleges, civic organizations, middle schools and high schools across the state, will host events to…

Additive Manufacturing – The Power of Hybrid Manufacturing

Hybrid Manufacturing – the combining of 3D Printing and traditional machining into a single machine creates a new, powerful tool that allows you to make parts in a way that was not available just a few years ago. This one hour workshop describes hybrid manufacturing, how it works, case studies of what you can do with it (what its good at and not so good at), and what it takes to get started in the technology. The workshop ends with a tour of CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center’s additive lab where you can see our hybrid metal printer in action.

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Introduction to Metal Additive Manufacturing

What Technologies are available, and is it time for my company to get started.

Metal 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing is a broad spectrum of technologies that are quickly evolving into a viable and powerful manufacturing tool. This three hour workshop will introduce you to the main forms of metal additive, look at uses for each, and guide you through a decision matrix to decide which technology may be best suited for your particular application. We will also discuss current status of metal additive, what we’re hearing from industry and a detailed look at what it takes to get involved. This is an excellent tutorial for any company interested in exploring uses for the technology or considering adopting metal additive for themselves. The workshop ends with a tour of CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center’s additive lab where you can see metal printers in action.

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Young Manufacturers Academy graduates again awarded

Young Manufacturers Academy graduates again awarded

This year’s 2019 Small Manufacturers Association (SMA) Student of the Year was Krystal Santiago, a past participant in the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology’s (CCAT) Young Manufacturers Academy (YMA) program. This marks the second year in a row that the SMA Student of the Year award winner was a YMA…

Alyce Stiles joins CCAT’s Education team

Alyce Stiles joins CCAT’s Education team

Alyce Stiles has joined the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) in East Hartford as the Associate Director of Experiential STEM Education.  In this new role, Alyce will oversee the delivery of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. activities, including the highly-successful summer and in-school Young Manufacturers Academy programs across…