FACES OF RESILIENCE: BEER’D BREWING

While it has been a challenging year for many retail and manufacturing businesses, independent craft brewery and longtime seCTer loan client, Beer’d Brewing Co., was able to sustain and even grow in 2020. Hear how Beer’d owner Aaren Simoncini tapped into opportunities in order to keep his company not only alive, but thriving.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sV2jFtu37_E

FACES OF RESILIENCE: GENESYS DIAGNOSTICS

The COVID-19 pandemic put Genesys Diagnostics to the test — quite literally. Witness how the Montville-based seCTer client found itself on the cutting edge in an area of great public need — becoming the first lab in New England after the Department of Public Health to provide COVID-19 testing.

https://youtu.be/unP6Ko7ICsI

FACES OF RESILIENCE: GILMAN GEAR

Pivoting is a term commonly used in sports — but in 2020, sporting goods manufacturer Gilman Gear came to understand pivoting in a new way. Witness the pivot of longtime seCTer and CT PTAC client, Gilman Gear, as they shifted production to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for the medical community at a time when the need was at its greatest.
https://youtu.be/ww3tyCk1Sx0

EASTERN CT MANUFACTURING PIPELINE INITIATIVE (MPI)

 

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. Designed by businesses to meet their specific needs, the program training includes online and short-term classroom training and even job search assistance.