The CONNSTEP advantage, Vol. 2, Issue 3

October 01, 2012

Connecticut Manufacturing:  Current State, Future State

The commemorate Connecticut Dream It. Do It. Manufacturing month, CONNSTEP talked with leaders from some of the state’s key industries to examine their condition in 2012.  How have they weathered the recent economic slowdown and what is the forecast for going forward?

While the high cost of doing business in Connecticut and the perennial search for skilled labor is consistent across industries, each of these companies offers a unique perspective, with lessons and cautionary notes that can relate to all.

Also in this issue:

  • Made in CT:  CONNSTEP is proud to launch the Made in CT Program to create a higher visibility for Connecticut’s manufacturers by showcasing products and services to the public, elected officials and interested buyers.
  • What I’ve Learned with Paul Murphy of Electri-Cable Assemblies
  • Blazing a New Path, profile of Metallurgical Processing, Inc. of New Britain, Connecticut:  Lean has turned up the heat at Metallurgical Processing, Inc. and their continuous improvement culture is white hot!
  • Gen NeXt, Gen Y:  They’re anxious to explore new fields, eager to learn and serious about their careers.  Meet the next generation – a perfect fit for modern manufacturing.