and all year long!
Modern manufacturing is thriving in the State of Connecticut.

Governor Lamont Proclaims October Manufacturing Month!

National MFG DAY 2021 kicks off on Friday, Oct.1st! Companies and educational institutions across the state aim to inspire the next generation of creaters by opening their doors to teachers, students, and community leaders all month long. See the latest, cutting-edge technology and hear from industry experts. Amazing things are manufactured here in Connecticut. From aircraft engines and submarines to buttons and baked goods, manufacturing in Connecticut is thriving. To read Gov. Lamont’s proclamation, click here.

To download and share our CT MGF Month Resources flyer, CLICK HERE


Milford Bead Industries Tour  Thru Sun. 10/31
Bristol Associated Spring Tour Ongoing thru 10/23
Middlefield Wepco Plastics Tour Thu.10/28, 11am – 6pm
Virtual CCAT: REV-Up! Your Career in Manufacturing Ongoing
Virtual Manufacturing Day at The Lee Company Ongoing
Hartford ACM’s Aerospace Alley® Future Workforce Fair Wed. 11/10, 8:15 – 11:30am

Thank You!
CCAT wishes to acknowledge the following companies for helping kick-off Manufacturing Month on October 1st by hosting an online or in-person event for students and the general community.

Associated Spring of Bristol
Barnes Aerospace of Windsor
Bead Industries of Milford
DACRUZ Manufacturing of Bristol
Hartford MakerspaceCT of Hartford
Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport
Industrial Heater/Hi-Tech Fabricating of Cheshire

Juniper of Southington
Marion Manufacturing Co. of Cheshire
ManufactureCT of Hartford
Mastercam of Tolland
TRUMPF, Inc. of Farmington
Waterbury Regional Chamber of Waterbury

ManufaCTuring Mania Community Open Houses at Goodwin University

If you are out of high school or looking for a new career opportunity, join us at Goodwin University’s Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Labs to learn more about today’s modern manufacturing and technologies. 

Tue. Oct. 26, 2:00 – 5:00 pm | In-person | Three Pent Road, East Hartford

ManufaCTuring Mania Community Open Houses at CCAT’s Advanced Technology Center

Have you seen our newest robot? Interested in seeing industrial 3D printers that use plastics, metals, ceramics, and more? If you are looking for opportunities in a growth industry, come take the next step toward a rewarding career in manufacturing. 

Tue. Nov. 16, 4:00 – 6:00 pm | In-person | 409 Silver Lane, East Hartford

CT MFG Month Summit for Educators
Join us online for a collaborative conversation about the importance of manufacturing and technology pathways for your students. Celebrate CT Manufacturing Month, part of a national and statewide initiative to develop the next generation of skilled talent.

Wed. Oct. 27, 4:00 — 5:00 pmRegister Here

  • Colin Cooper, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Kelli Vallieres, Executive Director, CT Office of Workforce Strategy, Vice Chair: Governor’s Workforce Council
  • Melissa K. Wlodarczyk Hickey, Ed.D., Reading/Literacy Director, CT State Department of Education
  • Ron Angelo, President & CEO, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology
  • Shannon Marimón, Executive Director, ReadyCT



Learn about modern manufacturing. Hear from employees and see the many products made right here in CT!


Check out our resources on CTcreates.org and discover what CT manufacturing is all about.

Are you a CT Manufacturer?


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