Made in Connecticut: 2018 Manufacturing Summit

Manufacturing Summit

Date(s) - 10/26/2018
Time(s): 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway
Address: 180 Hawley Ln Trumbull CT 06611-5300

Made in Connecticut: 2018 Manufacturing Summit
10.26.18 | Trumbull Marriott

8 am: Networking breakfast | 8:30 am-12 pm: Program
Cost: Manufacturers and educators, $45 | Manufacturers and educators table, $400
All others, $130 | Table of 10, $1,000

Any discussion of Connecticut’s aerospace and defense industries must include the hundreds of smaller manufacturers that play vital roles in this surging sector.

So what does the future hold for the industry?

Join us Oct. 26 in Trumbull as we explore the critical issues impacting the supply chain over the next five years.

Our experts include Eric Daniels, partner, Robinson+Cole; Marc Nemeth, president, Jonal Laboratories; Doug Rose, president, Aero Gear Inc.; Paul Murphy, executive director, Aerospace Components Manufacturers; Maura Dunn, vice president, Human Resources and Administration, Electric Boat; Cliff Thermer, assistant vice president, Strategy & Business Development, Goodwin College; and Jermaine Burke, machinist, Balding Precision.

In addition CBIA’s Andrea Comer discusses how to form sustainable workforce development partnerships to ensure your operation has the talent it needs to succeed.

CBIA and CONNSTEP team to present this annual conference, one of the highlights of the year for Connecticut’s manufacturing sector.

Don’t miss this exclusive networking opportunity, with special pricing for manufacturers and educators.

Details & Registration

Questions? Contact Lise Cliche (860.244.1977)

2018 Manufacturing Summit Sponsors

CONNSTEP solved a huge problem for us and helped us bring our delivery rate to 100%. As a direct result of that, we have been awarded with an increase in business which, ultimately, will also benefit (our supplier) Har-Conn.”

CT manufacturer Pegaasus

Chris DePentima

CEO, Pegasus Manufacturing Inc.

“I see great value in the new experiences and perspectives CONNSTEP brings to our business, at reasonable prices. They’re not like consultants, they’re like partners in the business – willing to roll up their sleeves and help.”

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Mark Burzynski

President, Arthur G Russell Co

“CONNSTEP has proved to be a tremendous resource for ESI. CONNSTEP has helped us to adapt to today’s marketplace and remain a quality minded, competitive global player. Our ISO/TS16949 implementation process was efficient and rewarding. I look forward to our future projects with CONNSTEP.”

esi CT manufacturer

Ron Delfini

President, Engineering Specialties Inc.

“CONNSTEP worked with FuelCell Energy to educate and facilitate Lean initiatives and to help meet our needs to establish an overall production improvement plan. This plan has been utilized over a period of time as a ‘guiding light’ to spur numerous improvements that dramatically reduced our product cost.”

Tom Lucas

Manager, Fuel Cell Energy

“CONNSTEP is a valuable partner to Hologic, providing the expertise and ‘outside eyes’ everyone needs to keep their continuous improvement on track. We are now well-positioned on a dynamic growth path and look forward to a long-term relationship with CONNSTEP.”

Greg Safarik

VP Manufacturing Operations, Hologic

“Our experience working with CONNSTEP has brought us benefits we never expected. It’s a great team to work with!”

Bruce Wheeler

VP of Operations, Metal Finishing Technologies Inc.

“The goals of the team were to reduce manufacturing lead-time, reduce floor space utilized, and increase worker productivity. All the goals were met. CONNSTEP helped us to better compete.”

Tornik CT manufacturer

Dan Rubbo

General Manager, Tornik LLC

“The Business Growth Program is working well for us. We enhanced our website following the meetings to improve our SEO and become more visible to search engines. The segment on negotiating …  promoted changes in our thinking and improved how we interact with customers. The mentoring between sessions was helpful in boosting our progress.”

CT manufacturer Colonial Spring

Bill Lathrop

President, Colonial Spring Co.

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