SAVE THE DATE: “LEADING THE WAY” EVENT WITH EB/GD
On Wednesday, May 29 from 8am-4pm, an event featuring business education programs, networking, and matchmaking opportunities with Electric Boat/General Dynamics will occur. The “Leading the Way” event is hosted by the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer), southeastern New England’s Procurement and Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC), and the CT Department of Economic Development (DECD) in collaboration with General Dynamics to strengthen the region’s economy. The event will take place at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, CT.
MANUFACTURING PIPELINE TO EXPAND TO INCLUDE HIGH SCHOOLS
The Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) has announced that the Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (MPI) will now expand to include high schools. The new program will be called the Youth Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (YMPI). The YMPI will offer the same program elements as the MPI, such as the skills training classes.
LOAN RECIPIENT, COMPONENTS FOR MANUFACTURING, LLC LEVERAGES THE PTAC PROGRAM TO GROW THEIR BUSINESS
Components For Manufacturing, LLC is a fastener and electronic hardware distribution business started in New Hampshire in 1995. The business is a full line stocking distributor servicing OEM manufacturers and Contract Manufacturers throughout New England, the US and Internationally.
PTAC PROGRAM SUPPORTS LOCAL COMPANY SEE GLOBAL GROWTH
In 1993, Tim Tylaska founded Tylaska Marine & Aerospace, a Division of Vector Engineering, Inc., in Mystic. His firm manufactures and globally exports, precision engineered marine hardware, sport and military parachute hardware, industrial lifting hooks, and defense compliant products and components for aircraft and jet turbine engines, all constructed to military specifications and U.S. made.
We are a proud community partner of the Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (MPI) – the region’s leading workforce development programs. The MPI provides no-cost training to address the hiring needs of regional manufacturers like General Dynamics/Electric Boat.