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F or more than 350 years Connecticut has been the birthplace of invention. e helicopter, nuclear submarine, pay phone, sewing machine, boxed ruler, first space suit to walk on the moon and even the Wiffle Ball were all born and manufactured in our state. To honor this legacy the American Manufactur- ing Hall of Fame (AMHoF) has announced its first statewide Hall of Fame Induction Ceremo- ny. e Induction Ceremony, with the theme Boldly Go! Celebrating ose Who Innovate, takes place on April 13, 2023 at e Jackson Lab- oratory, Farmington, CT. AMHoF also announced that U.S. Senator Chris- topher Murphy as the event's Honorary Chair with special Presenter U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal. "Founded by a passionate group of manufac- turing stakeholders in 2014, our Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Celebrates those who Innovate, and Educate our next generation of makers," said AMHoF Chair Timothy Clark. "American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Induc- tion Ceremony supports scholarship programs of the College of Technology." "For more than three centuries, Connecticut has been a leader and an innovator in Ameri- can manufacturing. I'm proud to support the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame and their mission to honor all that our state has accom- plished while inspiring the next generation of inventors, innovators, and makers in Connecti- cut," said Senator Murphy. Celebrating 44 CT Manufacturers Instrumental in Artemis I moonshot launch e 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees include Gener- al Dynamics Electric Boat, RBC Bearings, ASML, Innovator/Leadership honoree Doug Johnson of Marion Manufacturing and new this year AM- HoF will celebrate the 44 Connecticut manufac- turers instrumental in the Artemis I moonshot program with the special "Boldly Go!" Award. "Connecticut is home to the best trained, best educated, and best skilled workforce in the world, and advanced manufacturing is a major component of our economic future," Governor Ned Lamont said. "By supporting the growth of this sector, we are sending a signal to these cutting-edge companies that this is the place to be if they want to grow and flourish." AMHoF also announced that CLA, a profes- sional services firm experienced in delivering integrated outsourcing, audit, tax, and consult- ing services to help clients succeed profession- ally and personally, is the Founding Sponsor of the 2023 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. About AMHoF: Established in 2014 at Housatonic Community College, the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame is comprised of a group of passionate indi- viduals and manufacturers. e group believes it is important to appreciate and understand the proud history of American Manufacturing. e Induction Ceremony is both celebration and a reminder of the distinct opportunities that ad- vanced manufacturing brings to American lives as well as support the growing pipeline of skilled manufacturing workers in Connecticut. THE JACKSON LABORATORY, FARMINGTON, CT TO HOST INDUCTION CEREMONY APRIL 13, 2023 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CEREMONY, INDUCTEES AND SPONSORSHIP AVAILABILITY PLEASE VISIT: americanmanufacturinghof.com FOR MORE INFORMATION: JAY SLOVES / 860-930-07750 OR JAY@ELKINSONSLOVES.COM AMERICAN MANUFACTURING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES FIRST STATEWIDE INDUCTION CEREMONY General Dynamics Electric Boat, ASML and RBC Bearings To Be Inducted Artemis I moonshot launch, Nov. 16, 2022; supported by 44 CT manufacturers. SPONSORED CONTENT

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