Waterbury Industrial Commons
A new $48 million project – the Waterbury Industrial Commons – is home to four manufacturers, including Luvata (the world’s largest manufacturer of semi-conductive wires for medical diagnostic systems) and King Industries (the world's leading technical specialists for high-performance industrial additives).
KING INDUSTRIES ON WHY THEY CHOSE WATERBURY FOR THEIR WORLD HEADQUARTERS
Connecticut is a Top Manufacturing Innovator
Connecticut ranks 4th in the United States for innovation, according to Bloomberg and its 2020 State Innovation Index. The ranking factors innovation aspects such as research & development spending as a percentage of gross state product, density of publicly-traded tech-intensive companies, gross state product per employee, concentration of science and engineering degree holders and patent activity. Connecticut was also ranked 4th in the nation in the 2019 Index.
Manufacturing Alliance Service Corporation (MASC)
MASC is a NIMS-Certified, post-secondary school and educational center dedicated to the development of training programs tailored to the manufacturers in the Waterbury region. With programs taught by hand-picked trade experts, individuals are getting specialized training that improve the capabilities of our local companies.