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For more information on the Manufacturing Technology Center:

Stephen LaPointe

Jodi Miller
CT-MET Coordinator

Manufacturing Technology Center
Be Part of the Next Generation of Manufacturing in Connecticut!

Manufacturing Facts:

  • There are almost 5,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut 1
  • In 2012, manufacturers contributed $2.03 trillion to the US economy2
  • Manufacturing supports an estimated 17.4 million jobs in the US - about one in six private-sector jobs.3
  • Earn your advanced manufacturing certificates in less than one year!

Is manufacturing right for you?
The following questions might help you decide if a career in manufacturing is for you.

  • Do you enjoy working with tools and computers?
  • Are you curious about the way things work and are made?
  • Do you have the ability to focus on precision and quality?
  • Are you interested in learning advanced technologies with the latest software?
  • Are you curious about manufacturing careers in the aerospace, biomedical, plastics and composites or metals sectors?

If you answered "yes", consider the Basic Manufacturing: Machine Technology Level 1 Certificate  & Advance Manufacturing: Machine Technology Level 2 Certificates

Your first step is to Become a QVCC Student & apply to the college


1 U.S. Bureau of the Census: County Business Patterns
Bureau of Economic Analysis , Industry Economic Accounts (2012).
Bureau of Labor Statistics  (2014), with estimate of total employment supported by manufacturing calculated by NAM using data from the  Bureau of Economic Analysis




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