The state Labor Department projected in July that by 2024, Connecticut’s manufacturing sector will have grown by 2.8 percent over a 10-year period, adding nearly 4,400 jobs in the process. While the level of jobs in a number of fields within manufacturing is expected to decline over that time, the overall employment growth in the sector will be led by gains of 1,562 jobs in [...]
CCAT presents grants to three start-up ventures to improve fabrication methods and manufacturing processes under Connecticut -funded program. East Hartford, CT – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) announced the award of three grants, made possible under the State of Connecticut Manufacturing Technical Assistance Program (MTAP), to start-up Connecticut companies New Ortho Polymers, Inc., SolVilla Energy, Inc., and LambdaVision, Inc. The grants, ranging from [...]
We’re awfully excited about this year’s field of Tech Companies to Watch. These 76 startups and early stage companies have emerged as the most promising and intriguing new ideas in Connecticut and the region. Their innovations, creativity, and entrepreneurship exemplify our state’s next generation of fast growth and job creation. We want everyone to be an inspired as we are by the class of 2013 [...]
“Manufacturing Mania” hands-on events for hundreds of middle school students set for Wallingford and Norwich EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October marks Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing Month, officially proclaimed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to recognize the importance of the manufacturing industry to Connecticut’s long-term economic viability and to showcase manufacturing career opportunities statewide. With advanced, computer-driven tools and streamlined, clean and brightly lit [...]
U.S. Manufacturing Office Seeks Input on Program Design for $1B Initiative The U.S. Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office will hold its first workshop to help design a national network of regional manufacturing innovation hubs on April 25 at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. The event will be the first in a series of meetings to gather ideas from industry, academia and government participants on [...]
Gov. Dan Malloy earlier this month proposed legislation making changes to the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) in order to tailor programming to the needs of employers. In addition to programmatic changes, the governor wants to change the governance of CTHSS to an independent, 11-member board whose members are made by appointment, removing oversight from the State Board of Education. The process would be [...]
President Obama announced the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. A proposal with $500 million behind it to jump start the collaboration between industry, universities, and the federal government to invest in the emerging technologies.
NIST Creates Office for the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership
CTC and Marcum put the spotlight on innovation and growth in Connecticut’s technology sector by recognizing the state’s 40 fastest growing tech companies. Marcum Tech Top 40 2011 List.
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) established an alliance with the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) to promote manufacturing and supply chain development both locally and globally.
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In terms of jobs and salaries, a new report shows…
The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill that…