The Next Generation of Manufacturers

29 Apr 2019

Millennials have found early careers in manufacturing to have large salary jumps and educational opportunities

For years Connecticut’s manufacturing industry struggled through the recession and a shrinking global economy – a struggle causing a generation to arch its eyebrows in both suspicion and curiosity over the industry’s stability. Today, Connecticut’s manufacturing companies are growing and it’s good news for Millennials who are paying attention.

Take it from Darnell Silvestre, an injection molding technician who started his manufacturing career when he moved to Connecticut some 10 years ago. Since then, he’s worked at Seitz where he enjoys working on diverse product components for smoothie machines, medical devices, computers and more.

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