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Unicorr Packaging Group Plant Tour

For our final tour of the month, our membership had the exciting opportunity to see manufacturing processes on the eastern side of Connecticut.  Unicorr Packaging Group, a division of The Nutmeg Container Corp., opened its doors and gave us an exciting tour introducing our group to the world of...

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TIGHITCO Opens Doors to APICS Hartford

APICS-Hartford hosted its most popular tour this month in honor of Manufacturing Day, with over 50 guests in attendance at TIGHITCO, Inc. TIGHITCO has a lengthy history in Connecticut, dating back to 1972 when they were known as Ellcott Manufacturing. In 1997, TIGHITCO purchased Ellcott to add to th...

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Noujaim Tool Company Plant Tour

For the APICS-Hartford membership and beyond who were unable to make it to Noujaim Tool Co., you missed a great presentation from Selim Noujaim and his staff. Noujaim Tool Co., now in a 14,000 sqft facility is the product of decades of hard work cultivated from the humble beginnings of a small opera...

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Did You Miss the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Tour?

On Tuesday October 4th, Frank Gulluni and his team at Asnuntuck Community College provided those in attendance with an inside look at one of the premier learning facilities for advanced manufacturing in the state of Connecticut.  The tour was an educational glance at the facilities providi...

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APICS Hartford Offers CT Manufacturing Plant Tours in October

In honor of Manufacturing Day 2016, APICS Hartford County Chapter is offering weekly Plant Tours at various facilities throughout Connecticut in October. Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the upcoming generation. Officially, Manufacturing Day occurs on the ...

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APICS Hartford Brings CPTV Opportunity to Connecticut Manufacturer

APICS member, Altek Electronics, is excited to be featured in Christina DeFranco’s Made in CT program to be aired on CPTV the week of July 17th. Altek manufactures electronic printed circuit board assemblies, chassis and control panels in their facility located in Torrington, Connect...

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APICS Hartford Train the Trainer Highly Recommended

By Peter Murray, Managing Director Solutions Design and Business Development, Open Black Box (OBB) Solutions Last week I attended a great two day session in the Hartford CT area; with a great ROI for an individual or an organization supporting its employees.  It's a requirement for s...

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Three Outstanding APICS Hartford Events in May

APICS Hartford has three outstanding opportunities coming up very quickly! The first event is our Top Management Night, on May 10th, 2016. An annual event for the Chapter, it serves to celebrate local leaders and their teams on the path to operations excell...

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Additive Manufacturing -- 3D Printing PDM

March delivered another successful APICS Hartford event that incorporated major themes of the organization: networking, education, and benchmarking.  This month, our group had access to tour the Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Center at the UConn Storrs campus. The event featured in...

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Top Management Event Demonstrates Collaborative Efforts Supporting Growth of Connecticut Manufacturers

APICS Hartford County Chapter hosted a breakfast on Friday, March 4, 2016 for their Top Management Advisory Council (TMAC) members. The turnout and level of engagement for the event demonstrated that manufacturing is alive and well in Connecticut. Participating Connecticut Manufacturers included ...

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