Read about our company and CEO Robert Friedland in stories published by The Courant and Hartford Business Journal. Columbia Manufacturing finished a strong year with recognition from two regional business publication. Stephen Singer from the Hartford Courant visited our factory and spoke with CEO Robert Friedland for an article on the manufacturing boom in eastern Connecticut. “Rob Friedland, Columbia’s president and chief executive officer, expects employment to grow by 10% to
New leadership is remaking Columbia Manufacturing into a modern world-class aerospace supplier. Over the last year, our company has dedicated itself to strengthening our workforce, investing in facility improvements, and improving processes with a focus on operational excellence. Our newly completed large-scale CMM capabilities are the biggest example of the commitment to our long-term vision. The Mitutoyo machine was installed in a custom-built controlled environment in the center section of our 90,000
See Us at Booth 117Columbia Manufacturing is proud to be a member of ACM. Stop by our booth at the 15th Annual AEROSPACE ALLEY® Tradeshow to meet a member of our team.Aerospace Alley is the global hub for aerospace manufacturing. Original equipment and Tier 1 manufacturers from around the world are expected to attend to meet with 100 aerospace suppliers in our region. For registration info and more details, visit the event website.
Connecting with Our Customers Columbia Manufacturing was proud to attend the PW Power Systems (PWPS) 2019 World Conference in Newport, RI. Gas turbine users from around the globe gathered to attend the annual three-day event. It was a great opportunity to get technical training and updates and meet one-on-one with PWPS partners. “We are honored to be an MRO provider to this outstanding organization and to have been part of PWPS
New Quality Control Capabilities Our new Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) arrived this month. The large scale precision gantry CNC machine has been successfully installed into a custom-built room located in the center section of our manufacturing floor. Capable of measurements up to 63" wide x 118" long x 63" high, it is designed to provide top scanning performance for large parts with high accuracy. Once our Quality Team completes calibration
Our devotion to customer satisfaction is proudly emblazoned in our manufacturing facility for all to see. The backdrop created by our recent expansion for a new Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) provided a perfect opportunity for a wall mural. The message is a further demonstration of our commitment to investing in the machines, processes, and people that will drive our business forward in the future.