Connecticut is home to almost 4,000 manufacturers who employ nearly 160,000 people and generate more than 10.8 percent of the state’s GDP.*
* National Association of Manufacturers January 2018
Staffed by a productive and highly skilled workforce, Connecticut manufacturers are a significant driver of innovation and exports, and account for more investments in research and development than any other sector. As the Connecticut Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), CONNSTEP has developed the Made in CT Program to showcase the diversity of products and services of the Connecticut manufacturing industry – and to celebrate the companies who continue to make it in Connecticut.
About Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens:
Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens designs and manufactures an extensive line of stainless steel cabinetry exclusively for outdoor kitchens. Our cabinets come in an array of exclusive, designer colors and door styles creating fully functional, signature outdoor kitchens.
Designed to accommodate even the most creative kitchen layout, our cabinets complement any manufacturer’s grill along with a multitude of other outdoor kitchen appliances and bar accessories to complete the outdoor space.
Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens’ cabinets are a frame-less, European-style, designed for plenty of storage and to accommodate all outdoor appliances regardless of brand including grills, refrigerators, sinks, pizza ovens, the EVO-brand social cooker, smokers, side burners, bartenders, kegerators, and wine coolers.
With doors and drawer fronts that rival their wood counterparts for design and beauty, coupled with powder coat finishes in a variety of colors and realistic wood grains, designers can create durable and beautiful signature outdoor kitchens.
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