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Please see all our Past Industry Partners Below and their Capabilities



Bolton Works specializes in the use of scanning and MM technology for reverse engineering and metrology, with an emphasis on precision turbine components. Located on the premises of Pratt Whitney in East Hartford CT, Bolton Works is well established to serve the needs of aerospace companies in New England and beyond.


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CAPINC is the leading New England reseller of SolidWorks software and the Stratasys line of 3D printers and production systems. Since 1989 CAPINC has provided New England companies premier solutions to accelerate their design and development process for better mechanical products. Our award winning technical support team is comprised of industry experts with hundreds of years of combined practical experience in mechanical design, design validation and analysis, product data management, technical communication and rapid prototyping. CAPINC strives to be your 3D design solutions partner, offering personalized customer service and a dedication to the highest quality products and service.


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As the only military aircraft to be completely designed and built in one state, the F4U-4 Corsair is recognized as Connecticut's Official State Aircraft. Connecticut Corsair is restoring to flight its F4U-4 Corsair to be a flagship of Connecticut's aerospace capabilities and is dedicated to honor Connecticut's aerospace history, promote and utilize current and future technology, educate future generations about the Corsair and its contributions on both the local and world stages, as well as to inspire students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.




DataBank is a national end-to-end document management solution provider. SAS 70 Type II and PCI DSS Certified, DataBank provides document conversion services and document management system solutions to a number of industries including major manufacturers in Connecticut and the Northeast. All of our products and services have a 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee. We trace our heritage in New England to 1886, 150+ years.




Event Rentals for Weddings, Birthdays, Family Get-togethers. Whatever your event requires. Tents, Tables, chairs, etc..




InterPRO offers fast delivery of superior quality plastic and metal prototypes. An ISO 9001:2008 certified company with over 20 years of rapid prototyping experience.




InterPRO offers prototyping, product development and low-volume production services to those who research, develop and manufacture new products. Our capabilities include rapid prototyping (SLA, SLS, Objet Polyjet), CNC machining, rapid tooling, cast urethane prototypes, reverse engineering and professionally painted models for presentations.




Headquartered in East Granby, CT, Joining Technologies is an innovator in precision fusion processes, including laser and electron beam welding, laser additive manufacturing, and weld system design and integration. The company’s extraordinary engineering talent continues to develop economical solutions for joining metal components primarily in the medical device, aerospace, military, energy, sensors and firearms industries. Joining Technologies has created a corporate culture that rewards innovation and teamwork, and continues to invest in infrastructure, making it the most highly evolved and reliable operation of its kind. For more information please visit


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Lynn Welding is a world class job shop specializing in NADCAP accredited fusion welding, resistance welding, brazing, machining, and fabrication. Lynn Welding is ISO Compliant and serves the Aerospace, Defense, Nuclear, Industrial and Medical Industries. Lynn Welding has been serving the world with its high quality welding services since 1979.






Reno Machine Company is a contract manufacturer of precision-machined products to customer specifications. We’ve been manufacturing Service Tools and Ground Support Equipment for the commercial and military aircraft industries since 1957. And now, with the recent addition of two 5-axis CNC Vertical Gantry Mills, we have the capability to service industries that require precision machining of complex tooling, composites, and aerospace components.






Stratasys 3D Printers and 3D Production Systems produce complex real parts. Prototypes that perform just like the final product. Complex assemblies that require no assembly. Up to thousands of end-use parts built for less than the tooling cost of one. Whatever you imagine, Stratasys helps you Make it Real.

Stratasys products are used in the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, business, education, architectural industries. Offering ISO certified top-quality products, Stratasys serves the global market with sales and service organizations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.




Headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut, TRUMPF Inc. was founded in 1969 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group. Dedicated to serving the manufacturing needs of the American, Canadian and Mexican markets, TRUMPF is currently the largest manufacturer of fabricating equipment and industrial lasers in North America.




Tumbleweed Transportation, LLC was established in 1997 and is based in Moodus CT. We specialize in over dimensional transportation and aviation hauling. Our business has zero damages, zero losses and zero late on all transports. We pride ourselves in our professional, responsible, and experienced drivers, as well as excellent customer service for our clients. Since 2004 Tumbleweed Transportation, LLC has been hauling oversized engines as well as legal load transport for Pratt & Whitney and we have never missed a flight or deadline. We use our own escorts for over sized transportation and acquire permits if necessary.All of our trucks are air ride equipped with video surveillance. Large or small we can move it.We strive to continue to perform excellent service to all our clients in the future and maintain our high level of expectations in the transportation of aviation equipment.


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TYGOR Laboratories, Inc. is more than just a metallurgical, non-destructive testing laboratory. We are the company adding safety, reliability, integrity and confidence to your products. Since 1986 our family-run business has specialized in the Magnetic Particle and Fluorescent Dye Penetrant inspection methods. Located in Southern Connecticut, our primary focus has been the local helicopter manufacturing industry. Although aerospace is the core of our business, our services are used by a number of other industries. Our approach is about more than just inspecting parts; it’s about customer service. Ultimately, the most valuable service we provide to you is our expertise and experience. It’s why we at TYGOR say, “Take a closer look… we do!”


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WhelenDesign and develop warning and signalling devices. Products include lights and high power voice and siren systems. All products proudly made in the U.S.A. Whelen is the only US manufacturer of emergency warning equipment to still manufacture its products entirely in the United States. The use of robotics and a motivated workforce allow it to compete with off-shore products.


All Industry Partners:

  • Bolton Works
  • CAPInc.
  • Connecticut Corsair
  • DataBank
  • DC Hall
  • InfoTech
  • InterPRO
  • Joining Technologies
  • Lynn Welding
  • Macy Consulting
  • Reno Machine Group
  • SSA
  • Stratasys
  • Trumpf
  • Tumbleweed
  • Tygor
  • Whelen