Technical high school system grooms workforce pipeline

As the director of human resources for both Carey Manufacturing and Floyd Manufacturing, two Cromwell-based family businesses, Peter Egan sees the big challenge facing the state's manufacturing sector every day: The need for a pipeline of skilled young people to fill the shoes of an aging workforce.

Education paying off in qualified manufacturing workforce

There’s no secret about the biggest obstacle to the regions attempt to grow an economy based on advanced manufacturing. "It’s workforce," said Delpha Very, Economic and Community Development director for Putnam. "We’re playing catch up in that area, but I think the pieces are finally getting put into place."

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