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Manufacturing Program Receives National Recognition

Federal, State and Regional Dignitaries Praise the Program

"'I am where I am today because of the pipeline,' said one recent EB hire, Ricardo Jimenez. He said he worked a variety of jobs in restaurants and retailing, and saw no future in them. He applied to Electric Boat and was sent to the pipeline program at QVCC before being hired. 'I can see a life for me and my family,' Jimenez said.

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Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative Producing Remarkable Results!

Supports the strong growth in advanced manufacturing in the region

"Across the last three years, MPI has provided a $100 million investment into Connecticut by virtue of its eclipsing 1,300 job placements, according to the study."

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Manufacturing Pipeline Program Highlighted For Its Impact

A look into how the MPI connects job-seekers with employers

Program cited for "wildly surpassing" expectations.

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Governor-Elect Lamont Visits Region

Discussion On Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities

Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, said she hopes programs like the Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline can be expanded under the Lamont-Bysiewicz administration.

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Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (MPI) Praised At Business Forum

78% of MPI placements had no prior manufacturing experience

The pipeline, which the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) launched in 2016, has placed 1,100 people in jobs since its inception, 82 percent at Electric Boat and the remainder at other area manufacturers.

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