Connecticut Helps Manufacturers Thrive

CONNEX Marketplace

Buy local. CONNEX Connecticut is an online manufacturing platform that connects all U.S. manufacturers and suppliers with a single, accurate, and searchable supply-chain solution.
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Help for manufacturers

Understanding who can provide the manufacturing support you need can be a challenge. We've simplified that process.

Ambassadors Program

When you become a CT Manufacturing Ambassador, you help move manufacturing forward in our great state by sharing your passion for manufacturing.

Manufacturing Innovation Fund 

The MIF was established to ensure state manufacturers remain highly skilled and globally competitive by investing over $100 million to foster growth, innovation, and continued excellence. 

Women in Manufacturing

The Office of Manufacturing is committed to increasing awareness of manufacturing career opportunities and improving the participation rate of women in the manufacturing sector through targeted professional development, consistent outreach, mentorship programming, business development resources, and women-led advocacy to help shape and refine services.

Federally Funded Projects

The Office of Manufacturing works on several federally funded projects with a focus on giving Connecticut's manufacturers first-to-first market capabilities.

News & Events

FORGE Spring Startup Showcase - Tuesday, April 25th, 2024

Digital Thread Lab Talent & Training Accelerator

Office of Manufacturing Update - February 2024

Paul Lavoie: Leading Connecticut's Manufacturing Renaissance | Manufacturing Digital

Office of Manufacturing Update - January 2024

Air Industries is featured in the most recent edition of North America Outlook Magazine.

ThayerMahan growing quickly in Groton