NUFERN IS THE MADE IN CT MANUFACTURER OF THE WEEK
February 13, 2013
(Rocky Hill, Connecticut) – CONNSTEP announced today Nufern is the featured Made in CT manufacturer of the week. Located in East Granby, Connecticut, Nufern is a leading U.S. manufacturer of specialty optical fibers, fiber-optic coils, fiber lasers and amplifiers, serving a range of diverse markets, including, telecommunications, industrial material processing, military and aerospace.
Nufern is a vital part of the Connecticut economy and dedicated to manufacturing in the state, illustrated by their planned facility expansion from 65,000 to 95,000 square feet. They are one of the first Connecticut businesses to avail itself of the state’s new Bradley Development Zone near Bradley International Airport.
Nufern’s vision is to be a valued partner whose knowledge and experience in specialty optical fiber, its applications, and uses, is indispensable to their customers and partners. The entire Nufern team is committed to quality and continuous improvement. They endeavor to always improve the quality of their products and services in order to consistently meet customer expectations. Nufern is ISO 9001:2008 certified.
“By applying Lean methodology, Nufern has streamlined material and information flow throughout its key processes. These improvements have resulted in increasing productivity by 30%, first pass yield by 100% and slashing lead time by 50%.” Matin Karbassioon, Business Growth Consultant, CONNSTEP.
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 company 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 Nufern can be found on their Made in CT profile:
All participating companies have the opportunity to become the featured manufacturer of the week. As the featured manufacturer of the week, Nufern 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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