Growing Connecticut’s Supply Chain Conference

Today, our businesses participated in the Growing Connecticut’s Supply Chain Conference, hosted by the US Department of Commerce, the Connecticut Department of Economic Development, and United Technologies Corporation.

2016_Connecticut Supply Chain Conference

The event was held at the Pratt & Whitney Hangar in East Hartford, Connecticut, the city where Horst Engineering has its headquarters. Featured speakers included Governor Dannel Malloy,  Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, US Senator Richard Blumenthal, US Senator Christopher Murphy,  and Congressman John Larson.

The event brought together a host of federal and state agencies that have banded together to support aerospace manufacturing businesses throughout Connecticut and New England.

Represented agencies included:

  • Department of Commerce
  • Small Business Administration
  • Federal Aviation Administration• University of Connecticut
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program
  • Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology

The aerospace industry is showing positive signs of a growth and the supply chain is critical for the success of the large aircraft, engine, and components manufacturers.

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