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Move result in loss of Connecticut manufacturing jobs

Posted on September 10, 2011

C Products Defense is transitioning jobs, a move that will result in the loss of Connecticut manufacturing jobs. The company has moved its manufacturing operation and distribution arm from Connecticut to Manatee County where the company plans to add 100 employees in the next five years, according to Sharon Hillstrom, interim executive director of the […]


Gun Plant Closes; Connecticut Manufacturing Jobs Lost

Posted on March 31, 2010

Marlin Firearms Co., a 140-year-old company which made a gun that was a favorite of Annie Oakley, is closing its Connecticut plan, a move that will cost Connecticut manufacturing jobs. According to the AP, workers at the plant in North Haven say they’ve been told all 265 employees will lose their jobs. Jessica Kallam, a […]


Manufacturing Jobs in Connecticut Threatened by Outsourcing

Posted on March 2, 2010

According to Charles Zien, the president of United Tool and Die in West Hartford, thousands of manufacturing jobs in Connecticut are at risk if the Pentagon considers outsourcing Boeing to French manufacturer Airbus. In a blog on the Hartford Courant.com, Zien states, Connecticut’s defense industry might not be the jobs engine it once was, but […]


CT Manufacturing Jobs See Fewer Losses

Posted on July 20, 2009

Fewer manufacturing jobs in the State of Connecticut have been lost during recent years. This is good news for anyone who has, or is looking for, a CT manufacturing job. Manufacturers’ News, Inc. has reported that Connecticut lost 1.3 percent of its manufacturing jobs from 2007 to 2008, a decrease from the 3 percent of […]


Manufacturing Jobs in Connecticut Get Funding

Posted on May 26, 2009

Investment in three companies will help create several manufacturing jobs in Connecticut. Gov. M. Jodi Rell recently announced that the Connecticut Development Authority will offer $1.18 million in loans to help three Hartford area companies create and retain jobs through expanded business operations. According to an article by the Hartford Business Journal Online, the three […]