COUGAR ELECTRONICS IS THE MADE IN CT MANUFACTURER OF THE WEEK

February 20, 2013

by Connstep Team

(Rocky Hill, Connecticut) – CONNSTEP announced today Cougar Electronics is the featured Made in CT manufacturer of the week. Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Cougar is a manufacturer of selenium rectifiers and suppressors for industrial applications.

In business for almost 50 years, Cougar Electronics originally only made selenium rectifiers. Since their move to Connecticut in 1998, they have grown and now serve many of Connecticut’s electronic products needs, for a multitude of industries, including elevator repair, maintenance, and plating companies, power supply manufacturers, train and bus authorities. Cougar also fabricates power supplies used in the plating industry and other industries using DC power. They are a value added distributor for several other manufacturers’ semiconductor products.

“Connecticut is home to the most innovative manufacturers in the country.  With over 4,800 manufacturing companies employing 167,000 residents, the industry contributes $28 billion annually to the state’s gross domestic product and plays an integral part of our state’s economic health,” says Bonnie Del Conte, president and CEO of CONNSTEP, “We are excited to provide an opportunity for our manufacturers to benefit from greater exposure and to be recognized for the important impact they make on the Connecticut community.”

The Made in CT Program (www.made-in-ct.com) is a dedicated feature on the CONNSTEP website, creating a directory for the state’s manufacturers to showcase their products and services. Connecticut manufacturers can register to receive a complimentary profile page to share company history, products/services and company news.  The goal of the program is to showcase the products made in the Nutmeg State and highlight the contributions of the manufacturing community to the public. Additionally, the program provides social media forums for manufacturers to connect with one another and discuss industry issues.

More information on Cougar Electroincs can be found on their Made in CT profile:

http://www.connstep.org/manufacturer/cougar-electronics-corp

All participating companies have the opportunity to become the featured manufacturer of the week. As the featured manufacturer of the week, Cougar Electronics will be prominently displayed on the CONNSTEP website as well as on the “Made in CT” Facebook page, LinkedIn group and Twitter feed (@CTMade).

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