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Manufacturing sector: Uncertain future, but state vows expanding efforts at support

Asked about their outlook for the Connecticut economy, 60% of respondents to a CBIA survey said they expect a contraction over the next 12 months.

CT’s manufacturing czar Colin Cooper doubles down on optimistic outlook

“The consensus out there – before the pandemic and now – is that there are three top problems: Workforce development, workforce development, and workforce development,” declares Colin Cooper.

New initiatives to encourage CT manufacturers to produce medical equipment announced

The Manufacturing Innovation Fund board has retooled its Manufacturing Voucher Program in order to provide grants of up to $75,000 to companies that adjust production to make in-demand medical equipment.

Stamford Rep. Simmons drafting bill to use stranded tax credits for...

An unusual plan involving repurposing stranded tax credits may address the shortfall of qualified workers for open positions in various industries around Connecticut.

Manufacturing, government must unite to improve business climate, speakers at CT...

According to CBIA/CONNSTEP’s first Connecticut Manufacturing Report, issued at the 2019 Manufacturing Summit, workforce tops manufacturers' concerns, with 60% of poll respondents saying it was their most significant need – and 56% saying it was “difficult” to both find and retain young workers.

Colin Cooper named state’s chief manufacturing officer

Meanwhile, Arthur House, the state’s chief cybersecurity risk officer, has left that position.