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Date Description

Front & Center Podcast- Nov. 17, 2016: Aerospace industry takes off in Connecticut by Dan Lovallo;  WDRC-The Talk of Connecticut
An interview with CT DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith and ACM President Chris DiPentima (Pegasus Mfg) (22min:30sec)



EDAC posts CY2011's 4th Quarter Financial results; see EDAC_4Q11-release-FINAL.pdf


EDAC Technologies to Consolidate Several Manufacturing Operations in Newly Acquired Facility
See Press Release: EDAC_Plainville_Facilities_Release-FINAL-021712.pdf


Emily DeRocco, President of the Manufacturing Institute (Washington, DC) met with ACM firms to disucss the national credentialing program for high school and college students preparing to become entry level aerospace workers. The following link is the complete presentation including a panel discussion moderated by Judith Resnick (Director, Educational Foundation, CBIA):


ACM 'Future WorkForce Opportunities" Fair - TV Coverage by FoxCTNews


CT Governor Dannel Malloy visits ACM members at Business Development Team Meeting - June 28, 2011 - Trumpf, Inc, Farmington, CT (~29 mins)
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Advanced Machining Technology at Volvo Aero CT (Manufacturing Engineering Magazine - March 2011)
Mfg_Engr_Magazine_-_Volvo_Aero_CT_-_Mar_2011.pdf (20M file)


CT Governor Dannel Malloy visits Volvo Aero CT (Newington)




Television News Coverage (CBS-WFSB Channel 3) of ACM "Future Workforce Opportunities" Fair, October 13, 2010


"Aviation Week & Space Technology" article on ACM published 7-26-2010




Volvo Aero CT announces New Organization / Top Level Management


Simtech Inc. receives ISO9001 Certification


ACM President Paul Murphy appears on WVIT "CT Newsmakers" discussing development of workforce for local aerospace industry; aired on 5-31-09.


EDAC Technologies purchases MTU AENAmanufacturing unit in Connecticut


Aero Gear (Windsor) begins Factory Expansion




Habcowins NASA's"Space Flight Awareness Supplier" Award -- University of Hartford "Observer", Winter 2008


Lean Value Solutions announces Mr. Akira Takenaka joins their Consulting Staff
2/14/2007 Kamatics wins Pratt & Whitney Gold Level Supplier Award
4/13/2006 Hartford Courant Article: Aero Gear Gets Contract to Provide Replacement Parts for Older Planes, Helicopters; Senator Dodd meets with ACM
4/2/2006 Hartford Courant Article 4-2-06 regarding Lean & Whitcraft LLC
1/26/2006 News Release: Whitcraft LLC acquires A.O.Sherman


Metals Testing receives Rolls Royce Approval for UT
5/19/2005 Gov. Rell Announces New 'Lean Mfg" Initiative for Aerospace and Defense Suppliers
10/29/2004 Delta Industries wins P&W Gold Level Supplier Award October 2004
6/14/2004 Hartford Business Journal Article of 6-14-2004, "Beating the Global Market"
6/9/2004 Hartford Courant Article on June 8, 2004 ACM Trade Show
6/8/2004 Manchester Journal Inquirer Article on June 8, 2004 ACM Trade Show
6/8/2004 ACM June 8, 2004 News Clip (WFSB) - 30 sec - requires REAL Player
6/8/2004 Manchester Journal Inquirer Interview w/ Cliff Lawton (CBS Mfg)
5/23/2004 Letter from Clifford Lawton, CBS, "Outsourcing is Another Threat to Jobs", published in NY Times, CT Section, on May 23, 2004
5/14/2004 Habco announces approval by GSA
2/27/2004 Metals Testing Co. approved by Hamilton Sundstrand for Ultrasonic Testing
2/23/2004 CT's Aerospace Components Manufacturers Cluster Awarded $212,500 for Lean Pilot Program
11/24/2003 Metals Testing Co. approved by Sikorsky for UT and Passivation
10/18/2003 News Release 10-18-03 Peening Technologies announces Namechange
3/1/2003 Metals Testing Company received P&W Approval for FPI on Fracture Critical Parts
1/1/2003 Metals Testing Company makes available a Tech Brief for Ultrasonic Testing Shadow Variations
10/29/2002 Project Inc. wins Quality Award from Pratt&Whitney Canada
9/26/2002 Metals Testing makes Bondline Testing Available
8/26/2002 Hartford Business Journal "Lean Thinking Keeps state manufacturers competitive"
8/15/2002 Metals Testing Corp approved by Rolls Royce for Ultrasonic Inspection.
7/24/2002 Kamatics acquires bearing manufacturing company, RWG, of Dachsback, Germany
7/18/2002 "Keep Your Eye on the Process" article in APS (Association of Productivity Specialists)Review
7/3/2002 Hydro Honing has earned the very first NADCAP certification ever awarded to a shot peening facility.
6/14/2002 Hartford Courant "Aerospace: Companies Urged to Collaborate", ACM Internal Trade Show, June 11, 2002, by Barbara Nagy
5/24/2002 ACM's Mission Statement
5/15/2002 "Getting the skinny on The State of Lean", Article in CT Business Magazine, April/May 2002