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Manufacturer’s Roundtable Breakfast

May 3rd, 2018 No comments
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On April 25th, 2018, Tunxis Community College held a breakfast roundtable with Farmington area manufacturers to announce a new manufacturing center coming to Tunxis for the Fall of 2018.
In addition to comments from Tunxis President Jim Lombella, attendees received a virtual tour of the new facility, heard comments from the System President, Mark Ojakian about the importance of the Community College’s role in supporting the resurgence of the manufacturing in Connecticut and from students who took part in an international exchange program with counterparts from France during the summer of 2017.
The event closed with manufacturers providing feedback on the needs that they would like addressed by Tunxis and the Connecticut Community College System as they deal with the growth in manufacturing in Connecticut while simultaneously dealing with an aging workforce and the need to replace retiring workers.

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