Connecticut’s manufacturing boom spreads to eastern rural towns as workers flock to plentiful jobs in the submarine and aerospace industries

17 Dec 2019

Economic Development

The aviation boom has been good for Columbia Manufacturing Inc. as the aerospace manufacturer in the eastern Connecticut town of Columbia has added more workers and plans to expand its payroll in the next several years.

Money and jobs are spreading east into rural areas of the state, paying fresh dividends beyond central Connecticut’s factory towns that date to the Industrial Revolution.

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