There is a persistent buzz in the air on the shop floors of Connecticut manufacturers, with people and machines turning out millions of dollars in products daily.
Six of those companies welcomed a new type of buzz this fall, capitalizing on a state matching grant program to introduce state-of-the-art equipment to their operations.
Accurate Lock and Hardware, Beacon Industries, Burke Aerospace, OKAY Industries, PTA Plastics, and Westminster Tool have different goals, but all are betting that technology and innovation will drive growth and competitiveness.
The six were each awarded $100,000 Additive Manufacturing Adoption Program matching grants in September through the state's Manufacturing Innovation Fund. Read More