|Date of Event||Description/Sponsor||Public or Private||Contact Person|
|Middlesex Community College Library Display - A representation of manufacturing articles, goods from partners, student work, etc., will be on display in the Middlesex Community College Middletown campus Library in Chapman Hall on the Main Floor of the Library.
Cost: no fee
|Carolyn Sommer 860.343.5841 or email@example.com|
8 to 11 AM
|Asnuntuck Community Collage - APICS Plant Tour
Location: Asnuntuck Community College, Strom Room
|APICS members only.||Mary Bidwell, firstname.lastname@example.org|
5:30 - 7:30 PM
|Asnuntuck Community College - MTC Open House
Location: Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield, CT
|Open to the Public||Mary Bidwell, email@example.com|
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
|Housatonic Community College - American Manufacturing Hall of Fame - 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony
Cost: $150, or donation, to HCC Foundation or Manufacturing Program
Location: Trumbull Marriott, Grand Ballroom, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT
|Open to the Public; RSVP before Sept. 29th.||HCC Foundation, Inc., or Manufacturing Program, 900 Lafayette Boulevard, PO Box 136, Bridgeport, CT 06604|
|Sikorsky, Stratford, is connecting with colleges and using a grant to pay for buses to provide a tour of the facility. The visit to Sikorsky is for the college connection (Bassick High School) students enrolled in the AMTC program at HCC.
Location: Sikorsky, Stratford, CT
|By Invitation||Joseph Duhaime, Sr., firstname.lastname@example.org 203.332.5160.|
|CT Center of Advanced Technology Manufacturing Mania 2016 Kick Off Day - 200 middle school students will participate in hands-on activities that replicate the manufacturing process.
Location: Radisson Hotel Cromwell, CT
|Private - by CBIA invitation only||Karen Jarmon, Communications Director, CT Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. 860.282.4211 Ofc; 860.817.4500 cell; email@example.com www.ccat.us www.ctdid.com video from last year: www.bit.ly/mgmania2015|
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
|College of Technology & CBIA - The Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration of invention and creativity is open to people of all ages who are interested in creating, making, building, innovating, tinkering, hacking, engineering, designing or connecting. Maker Fairs serve as hands-on events that showcase projects other makers have worked on, while sharing new forms of innovation and experimentation across a range of disciplines.
Location: Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
|Open to the Public||For more info visit: https://greaterhartfordmakerfaire.com/; Contact: Jennifer Duggan at Jennifer.Duggan@cbia.com or at 860.244.1941.|
9 AM and 1 PM
|Jacobs Vehicle Systems is hosting a Manufacturing Day tour of the manufacturing facility. This event is open to students and professors.
Cost: no fee
Location: Jacobs Vehicle Systems, 22 E. Dudley Town Road, Bloomfield.
|Open to Students||Saad Qureshi 860.243.6917 or at: firstname.lastname@example.org|
7:30 - Noon
|CBIA 2016 Manufacturing Summit - Join industry leaders, economists, and education and workforce representatives for a morning of insights and Q&A on the future of CT manufacturing in terms of exports, economics, education, technology, and worker recruitment and training.
Cost: Manufacturers + educators $35; all others $125
Location: Radisson Hotel Cromwell, 100 Berlin Rd., Cromwell, CT
6:30 - 8 PM
|Middlesex Community College Open House - This Open House is for anyone interested in learning about Manufacturing careers, and learning how to gain the basic skills and knowledge through our Manufacturing Technology programs which are designed for those seeking entry-level skills, as well as interested to upgrade their skills by obtaining Certificate or Associate Degree programs. A Manufacturing Info sit-down session will explain in detail the benefits of receiving a certificate. MCC will host speakers from Manufacturing Company partners as well as Financial Aid resources such as the Workforce Alliance.
Location: Middlesex Community College100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, Chapman Hall, Room 605
|Public||For more information, contact Carolyn Sommer at 860-343-5841 or email@example.com|
5:30 - 7:30 PM
|Asnuntuck Community College - Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Open House
Location: Asnuntuck Community College, Room 139A, Enfield, CT
|Open to the Public||Mary Bidwell, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|ACME Wire Products will provide a student tour of the facility as part of their CAD design class.
Location: Acme Wire Products Co., Inc. Mystic, CT
|Private invitation to E. T. Grasso Technical School students in CAD design class, only||Mary Planeta Fitzgerald - email@example.com\nPresident 860-572-0511 - Fax 860-572-9456 http://www.acmewire.com|
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Middlesex (Meriden) Community College Open House is a casual walk around event where questions will be answered by MxCC's manufacturing staff while attendees will take a full tour of the Wilcox Lab used for evening courses.
Location: Wilcox Technical High School, Manufacturing Lab, Left Rear Parking Lot, 298 Oregon Road, Meriden Manufacturing Lab
|Public||For more information, contact Carolyn Sommer at 860-343-5749 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
8:00:00 AM - 12:30 PM
|Manufacture Your Future Event
Location: Quinebaug Valley Community College, 742 Upper Maple Street, Danbury, CT 06239
|Steve LaPointe - email@example.com; 860.412.7257|
8:30 AM - Noon
|ACM Future WorkForce Opportunities Fair - ACM is CT's & Southwestern Mass' Aerospace Cluster representing small and medium-sized aerospace manufacturers.. Membership exceeds 105 companies supporting over 7,000 employees. The goal of the Fair is to make middle, high school, and college students and their teachers, guidance counselors and parents aware of the broad local aerospace industry career opportunities. Over 95 local aerospace firms will be present for questions.
Location: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
|Public||Allen Samuel, Executive Director - ACM Inc. - The World's Aerospace Alley! 860-513-3205 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aerospacecomponents.org|
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
|Westminster will host an annual Open House.
Cost: no fee
Location: Westminster Tool email@example.com Westminster Tool 5 East Parkway, Plainfield, CT 06374 www.westminstertool.com
|Open to Public, previous registration is necessary.||Kylee Carbone / Director of Human Development & MarketingKylee Carbone at 860.564.6966, or at Kcarbone@westminstertool.com|
8:00 AM - 2 PM
|STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo 2016! With support from the Waterbury Board of Education and the Granville Academy, hundreds of middle and high school students will visit the expo to directly engage with local manufacturers and learn about job and career opportunities form area leaders in manufacturing and receive tours of NVCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training Facility.
Location: Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT
|Public, Students and Parents||Dave Krechevsky at Waterbury Regional Chamber 203-747-0701 ext. 319 firstname.lastname@example.org|
WeldingWelders use high heat in order to attach two metals together. Welding will require a steady hand, physical strength, and an eye for quality and detail. You'll need to be able to read technical drawings, work with a partner or in a team, know safety codes and regulations.
Avg Starting Salary: $43,210
Lean ManufacturingLean manufacturing is the focus on eliminating waste from the manufacturing processes, which adds value for the customer and helps the environment. Working with CAD software, you'll work with engineers, designers, and supply chain logisticians, coming up with new processes that meet customer standards.
Avg Starting Salary: $74,260
Supply ChainSupply chain logisticians analyze data to improve the way the company functions. You'll look at market forecasts and trends to make sure the company is selling the right product at the right time, and work with the marketing department to find the best target market. Additionally, you'll analyse costs and profits related to each product and advise on saving money.
Avg Starting Salary: $59,620
Precision Sheet Metal FabricationSheet Metal Mechanic performs high precision fabrication duties, including: cutting, forming, surface finishing and assembly of raw sheet metals. They use calibrated measurement devices during fabrication tasks, such as CNC Punches, CNC Press Brakes, shears, notchers, drills, and various types of hardware insertion equipment.
Avg Starting Salary: $38,158
Project ManagementProject managers ensure customer voices are heard when engineers and designers are crafting ideas and prototypes, and keep everyone on schedule and budget. You'll work out conflicts and know each employees' strengths and weaknesses to delegate tasks efficiently. Your job will involve reading and writing progress reports and making changes as necessary.
Avg Starting Salary: $64,585
MechatronicsTroubleshoot, service and fix the computerized systems and robotic devices to reduce human interaction, such as robotic assembly devices and computer-controlled building air-conditioning systems. These machines and systems are often found within industrial and manufacturing plants, such as food processing facilities.
Avg Starting Salary: $59,561
Quality Inspection - MetrologyAs a QA specialist you will review, evaluate, and recommend changes to product or processes in order to have the best product or process available. You'll ensure the end result meets or exceeds the desired outcomes.
Avg Starting Salary: $43,158
CNC OperatorCNC machinists work with computer-numerical controlled (CNC) machines, or machines directed by a computer program. You'll focus on the operation and maintenance of the machine, from starting it to unloading the finished product. You'll be required to read and understand machine data and mechanics in order to adjust and fix it as necessary.
Avg Starting Salary: $40,638
Electro-MechanicalElectromechanical and industrial engineering technicians will work with engineers, machinists, designers, and drafters to design products and create manufacturing systems that meet customer demands. You'll troubleshoot any issues on the production line and perform the right repairs, making sure that every step of the manufacturing system runs smoothly and efficiently.
Avg Starting Salary: $53,349
CAD/CAM ProgrammingWorking with CAD/CAM software, you'll write programs that are tailored to specific projects and products, run tests, and use the results to improve the manufacturing systems.
Avg Starting Salary: $47,214
Tool & DieTool and die machines are usually computer-numerically controlled (CNC), so you'll need to be proficient in various software programs and computer skills to set up, adjust, and operate machines. These tasks means a high level of strength and fitness may be required. You'll inspect the tools or dies being made and ensure every piece is perfect.
Avg Starting Salary: $55,102
MachiningMachine operators work as part of the assembly line in a production facility. You'll be in charge of a basic, manually-controlled manufacturing machine to start, stop, and monitor the machine's operation, making sure there are no defects or issues in the products. You may be required to make small adjustments to the machine, or perform minor repairs.
Avg Starting Salary: $42,110
Additive ManufacturingAdditive Manufacturing (AM) technicians are responsible for uploading the STL file to the AM machine, checking the build supports, insuring the proper materials are loaded, checking the on-going build process, removing the build and post process the build. Skills and experience usually include CAD/CAM, AM Machines (such as, SDL, FDM, 3D Printing), AM Materials, and post processing skills.
Avg Starting Salary: $42,000