In this article, we’ve featured 15 top manufacturing companies in Connecticut, and have summarized their activities and services.
Stanley Black & Decker is a common name in the building industry. The company is in New Britain and has been around since 1843, creating high-quality tools people know they can trust. The company ranks number one in tool and storage manufacturing based on revenue. Stanley Black & Decker is committed to success by delivering value to customers and communities around the world. Under the Stanley Black & Decker umbrella are many household names such as Craftsman, DeWalt, Stanley, Lista, Black & Decker, and many more.
Stanley Black & Decker is the world’s largest tool company that happens to be growing as well. The company has many brands under its name that sell construction goods, storage goods, security services, batteries, power tools, handheld tools, and much more.
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2. Oerlikon AM
As a part of Oerlikon Group, Oerlikon AM is helping innovate the manufacturing industry by using additive manufacturing technology. Oerlikon AM is located in Shelton. As a large, international manufacturing organization, Oerlikon AM has an advantage over its competitors. The company has cutting-edge technology with unparalleled leadership. Oerlikon AM offers solutions to aerospace, automotive, medical, tooling & general industry, and power generation & energy industries.
Additive manufacturing is the company’s expertise—a 3D printing manufacturing process that allows Oerlikon to manufacture all kinds of goods. The materials manufactures are optimized materially and geometrically. Oerlikon can create goods using metal alloy or different types of plastics. The company supports its manufacturing goods with metal powder production, expert design, research & development, and application engineering. Oerlikon AM creates anything from medical implants to heat exchangers for airplanes.
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3. Timex Group
Timex Group is a large, multinational organization focused on watch production. The company was established in Waterbury, in 1854, but it is now located in Middlebury. Since its start, Timex has crafted exceptional watches with style and elegance. The company has developed a reputation for having watches that can withstand anything. The company’s commitment to excellence has never waned over the years as it still handmakes its watches.
Today, Timex Group creates many styles, designs, and functionalities in its portfolio of watches. The company designs watches specifically for men, women, or to be worn by both sexes. Timex also has a group of smartwatches on the market. Customers can even choose to customize a watch if they desire. Timex hosts various collections of watches as well.
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Kaman Corporation has been innovating solutions in the aerospace for over 70 years. Charles H. Kaman founded what is now Kaman Corporation in 1945. Now, the company has its headquarters in Bloomfield. Kaman Corporations designs and manufactures vital components to be used across a range of industries. Specifically, Kaman Corporation focuses its manufacturing in the aerosystems field, fixing & precision products, specialty bearings & engineered products, springs, and contacts.
In the aerospace industry, Kaman corporation creates composite structures, air vehicles, and integrated structures & metallics. Kaman Corporation manufactures components to be used in fuzing, for measuring devices, and for memory disks/cards. The bearing & engineered products are used for hydropower facilities, fixed-wing aircraft, oil & gas, motorsports goods, space industries, and marine industries.
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Colt Manufacturing Company has a long history that started back in 1836. Samuel Colt got a patent to build the first Colt firearm and built a factory. Now, Colt’s manufacturing headquarter is in Hartford. Ever since 1847, Colt has been working with the US Army to develop more efficient and powerful firearms. Today, Colt works with various US military services.
Colt’s primary firearms were always revolvers. However, the company now manufacturers revolvers, rifles, and pistol handguns. Colt creates special collectible pistols which range from retro looks to new, modern styles of handguns. Colt creates competition grade firearms specifically used for those who want to compete with an exceptional firearm. Other categories of manufactured firearms include those for duties and easy carry purposes.
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Addaero Manufacturing started producing goods in 2013, in New Britain. Experienced additive technology professionals and aerospace professionals founded the company. Subsequently, Addaero focuses on additive technologies, aerospace product manufacturing, and custom solutions. Furthermore, the company produces high-quality manufactured products for defense, marine, and medical industries. The company likes to focus on additive technology due to its flexibility, reverse engineering capability, low volume, and high complexity abilities.
Addaero Manufacturing is assisting in manufacturing trials, rapid design iterations, research & development, serial production, and reverse engineering applications. Addaero offers part fabrication, non-destructive inspections, mechanical testing, surface finish improvement, 3D scanning, and more. Addaero utilizes various titanium alloys, nickel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum alloys, and cobalt chrome to create products.
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Marion Manufacturing is a small business in Cheshire focused on progressive die stamping. The company has been a leader in the field for over 50 years, as it started operating in 1946. Marion Manufacturing provides services to those in medical, consumer products, automotive, aerospace, electronics, telecommunications, and more.
Marion Manufacturing uses 3D design software to develop tools for optimal performance. The company utilizes wire EDM machines, turning, milling, and grinding equipment to create parts. Marion manufactures flat springs, gaskets, clips, welded assemblies, brackets, terminals, stampings, fasteners, progress eyelets, small assemblies, wave washers, and loads more. As an expert, small manufacturer, Marion offers a multitude of services guaranteed to be cost-effective and superb quality.
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DACRUZ Manufacturing is in Bristol and primarily services OEM clients throughout the Northeast area. The company was founded in 1981 and began manufacturing machined components. Now, DACRUZ creates parts for companies like Lockheed Martin, Colt, Dentsply, General Electric, Carrier, Cornelius, and other large companies. The company commits its operations to its customer’s success. DACRUZ is aware of OEM’s high standards, and it never lets them down. The company maintains ISO certifications, TS compliance, and FDA registrations.
The capabilities of DACRUZ includes precision turning, sub-assemblies, multi-spindle machining, secondary operations, washing & finishing, and more. For precision turning, DACRUZ utilizes CNC Swiss and CNC Multi-Axis machines to ensure accuracy and consistency every time.
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Since 1961, Advance Manufacturing Co. has been a family-owned company based in Westfield. Advance Manufacturing offers precision machining, welded fabrication, and general assemblies for global power generation, semiconductors, military industries, and the aerospace industries. Recently the company has been creating ongoing relations with businesses in the medical, marine, solar energy, and wind energy industries.
Advance Manufacturing utilizes various CNC machines for complex parts manufacturing as well as close tolerances. The company also uses advanced water jets and EDM machines to perform high capacity cutting jobs, and it provides various services like CAD/CAM software programming, inspections, non-destructive testing, deburring, and more. Advance Manufacturing also provides flight hardware and environmental control systems for NASA.
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GEMCO Manufacturing is a high-performance manufacturer offering custom metal stampings, wire forms, and assemblies from their Southington facility. It was founded in 1943 by five young men who wanted their manufacturing capabilities. Now, the company has a 40,000 square foot facility with many four-slide, multi-slide, and power press machines. GEMCO is one of the largest custom metal stamping companies in the region and has over 75 years of experience.
GEMCO has comprehensive, four-slide stamping capabilities allowing it to fulfill all metal stamping needs, whether the parts are flat strip, stock, or wire. Gemco creates wire forming for square wires, round wires, and shaped wires for any needs. The company also specializes in progressive die stamping to create strip material from a wide range of thicknesses.
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Founded in 1955, SSI Manufacturing Technologies Corporation is a woman-owned small business operating out of Bristol. The company produces CNC (computer numerical control) precision machined products, components, and various assemblies to customers, other manufacturers, and end-use applications. SSI Manufacturing has been working with global leaders that work in technical, harsh, and extreme conditions. These industries, aerospace, firearms/defense, medical, communications, and oil & gas, require the most precise parts for optimal functioning.
SSI Manufacturing uses robust, and cutting-edge technology to produce parts. The company prides itself on its consistently high-quality and accurate parts. SSI creates parts with tolerances as low as 0.0002 inches. In its arsenal, SSI uses 23 CNC milling machines, 8 CNC turning machines, 5 CNC Electro Discharge machines, and multiple computer stations for precise designs.
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Phoenix Manufacturing takes pride in the fact it’s a woman-owned manufacturing company. Located in Enfield, the company started small as a two-person operation plus machinery. Since its beginning, the company has upgraded from 2,000 square feet to 65,000 square feet of space. Within the facility, state-of-the-art equipment lies as the company has been investing heavily in new machinery over the past few years.
Today, Phoenix Manufacturing offers high-quality services with more than 600 active parts being produced. Phoenix Manufacturing offers engineering consulting throughout the working process to ensure customers get exactly what they need and want. With a proactive approach, Phoenix Manufacturing has a productive operation that utilizes streamlined services to improve efficiency and thus customer satisfaction.
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In 1984, Ralph Carpinella founded Carpin Manufacturing. The company is in Waterbury and operates in a state-of-the-art facility. The staff at Carpin has worked together for an average of 20 years giving them an edge over competitors in streamlined processes. Each team member is educated and experienced in core manufacturing processes like precision assembly, eyelet metal stamping, injection molding, and progressive metal stamping.
Carpin Manufacturing focuses its work on glides, casters, and furniture hardware. The company assembles trolley for wood doors, door roller assemblies, hanging trolleys, and more. Carpin creates hospitality glides, adjustable glides, self-levelers, and specialty glides. The company creates many felt products, truck rollers, various tools, plastic products, and custom injection molds. Carpin has capabilities in global sourcing, customer engineering solutions, CAD/CAM design, assembly, and more.
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Founded in 1922, Durham Manufacturing derives its name from the historic town it’s based in, Durham. The company has a reputation for being a top manufacturer in industrial storage goods as well as various other goods used for storage. Durham Manufacturing has near a quarter-million square feet of space which allows it to manufacture large volumes of goods. It has become one of the top manufacturers and distribution facilities in the industry.
As noted, Durham Manufacturing specializes in industrial storage goods. However, they manufacture and distribute other items such as work stations, benches, heavy-duty shelves & racks, and literature and mail organizers. Durham Manufacturing also creates safety goods like first aid boxes & cabinets, lockout boxes, spill control stations, gas cylinder cabinets, and flammable storage cabinets.
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15. Aero Gear Inc.
In 1982, Doug Rose founded Aero Gear to provide expert design, engineering, and manufacturing of gears and gearbox assemblies specific to the aerospace industry. Upon founding, Doug contacted individuals who were experienced in all departments of the manufacturing industry. Thus, Aero Gear could become efficient, robust, and maintain best practices. The company houses a 69,000 square foot facility for optimal manufacturing and flow processing.
Aero Gear utilizes lean manufacturing through a flow-based work procedure. The company makes data-based decisions to shorten production time and eliminate waste. Aero Gear creates various types of aerospace gears including spur gears, splines, helical gears, straight bevel gears, spiral bevel gears, and more. Furthermore, the company creates production-grade gearboxes. Each gearbox is integrated with products built in-house by specialists.
Get in touch with Aero Gear Inc. here with any questions.
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