In this episode, we speak to Industrial Heater's owner and CEO, Tom McGwire, and Mechanical Drafter, Nikki Coleman.

Industrial Heater is in its 102nd year of business after it was started in 1921 by his grandfather.

In 1954 his grandfather patented the very first ceramic band heater. These heaters were used extensively in the textile industry and remain a staple within the business. Since then things have grown and developed and they are now based in Cheshire, Connecticut so join me as we find out more about the company and its people.

Industrial Heater Website

Hi-tech Fabricating Website

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Tom McGwire LinkedIn

In this episode, we speak to Peer Robotics CEO and Founder Rishabh Agarwal and Chris Rose, the Manager of Customer Success.

Based in New Haven they build robots designed to work with humans that offer accessible automation for all!

Peer Robotics Website

ManufactureCT Website

Rishabh Agarwal LinkedIn

Chris Rose LinkedIn

Join us as we speak with BMS President, Tina Bracone and General Manager Joshua Puzycki about the history, development, and future of BMS Aerospace.

BMS Aerospace

ManufactureCT Website

Tina Bracone LinkedIn

Joshua Puzycki LinkedIn

Join us as we speak with Director, Daniel Cocchiola and Gabe Jenkins an Instructor from the Hamden Engineering Career Academy (HECA). On this episode we dive into the incredible program they offer high schoolers in Hamden.

Applications close on March 17 for the HECA scholarship. Apply online. If you miss this deadline then look out for the application window in early 2024.

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The ManufactureCT Workforce Development Committee is delighted to announce its inaugural scholarship program.

Join us for this special episode with Greg Mickelson the Principal from Standish Executive Search and Marcia LaFemina, the President and CEO at PennGlobe.

Listen to what scholarships are available and how you can apply!

The deadline for MCT scholarship applications is: Friday, March 31st

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Join us as we speak with Bristol City Mayor Jeff Caggiano and Justin Malley the Executive Director of Economic and Community Development. Let's find out more about their rich history of manufacturing and how the city supports local manufacturers and creates an environment where they can thrive.

On this episode, we speak to ManufactureCT President, Mark Auletta who is also the COO at Bauer Inc, and with CompassMSP CEO and Podcast host Ari Santiago. Join us as we take a look at some of the key themes in manufacturing in 2022 and look ahead to the future and 2023.

On this episode, I speak with Rick Fawcett (Certified EOS Implementor from Outpace Enterprises) and Tom McGwire (VP of Industrial Heater) based in Cheshire, Connecticut. Let's dive into the EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) and explore how it is taking CT manufacturers by storm and driving rapid growth.

On this episode, we speak to Christine Williamson (Partner) from CohnReznick and Ron Angelo the President and CEO of CCAT (Connecticut Center of Advanced Technology).

Let's dive into this year's Gauge Report and learn more about some of the key findings.

On this episode, I speak with Mike Zeranski and Jennifer O'Brien from the family-run business, Canton Racing Products based in North Branford, Connecticut