Connecticut Economic Update 2019

Connecticut Economic Update 2019

Date(s) - 04/26/2019
Time(s): 8:30 am - 11:45 am
Location: Aqua Turf Club
Address: 556 Mulberry Street Plantsville CT 06479-1853

Pratt & Whitney president Bob Leduc headlines this year’s Connecticut Economic Update, April 26 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.

Don’t miss this great opportunity as Leduc shares his update on the aerospace industry and Pratt & Whitney, including recent investments and hiring by the company in Connecticut.

You’ll also hear from some of the state’s leading business innovators, including Stanley Black & Decker’s Marty Guay, District New Haven’s David Salinas, and CT Next’s Glendowlyn Thames.

And go behind the scenes at the 2019 General Assembly session with Eyewitness News political reporter Susan Raff, NBC Connecticut’s Max Reiss, and Christine Stuart from CTNewsJunkie.

Network with other business leaders, hear from leading entrepreneurs and innovators about the growing influence of the state’s startup economy, get the latest on the state’s fiscal issues, plus an inside look at the 2019 legislative session from our media panel.



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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.”

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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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