On May 13th, 40 Manufacturers, including Horst Engineering, displayed at the capitol building in Hartford, Connecticut. The companies were there to promote high technology manufacturing and to share their opinions with the legislators. The Connecticut Business & Industry Association advocates on behalf of the businesses of Connnecticut and plays a particularly important role in supporting the remaining manufacturers in a state that is known for its manufacturing heritage and technological innovation.
Connecticut has had a long history of manufacturing, but Connecticut needs to do more to support industry if manufacturers are going to survive and thrive given the competitive nature of the global economy. Manufacturing & Technology Day garnered some positive attention for manufacturers and the shined a spotlight on the contributions that they have made to the Connecticut, United States, and global economies.