News & Events2020-05-08T11:56:23-04:00

Giving Back Through Community Outreach

Willimantic Salvation Army Adopt-a-Family Program Through the generosity Columbia Manufacturing employees, our company was able to support the Willimantic Adopt-a-Family holiday giving program once again. CMI employees donated unwrapped gifts and gift cards over several weeks to bring joy to at least one family in the local community this holiday season. Columbia Manufacturing and its employees have been supportive of many programs organized by the Willimantic Salvation Army to help the

December 20th, 2022|Event, News|

New Faces at Columbia Manufacturing

These employees are some of CMI’s latest new hires. They have various levels of experience and work in Engineering, Inspection, and Manufacturing. We are happy to have them on board, and they are already making meaningful contributions to our team! In the face of an ongoing skilled labor shortage in Connecticut, especially in manufacturing, we are finding success by recruiting candidates, largely from the local community, for entry-level positions and providing

November 15th, 2022|News|

2022 Fall Picnic & Corn Hole Tournament

Employee Appreciation Fun The second annual CMI Fall Picnic took place recently on an early autumn day with perfect weather, good food, camaraderie, and some friendly competition. For the past two years, the Company has devoted time out of the busy work schedule for employees to have fun and get to know each other outside of the shop environment. The picnic brings all employees together, including first and second shifts, long-time

October 18th, 2022|Event, News|

2022 Aerospace Alley Tradeshow

Meet CMI at Booth #218 Columbia Manufacturing is proud to be located in Aerospace Alley and a member of ACM. Our team will be at in Hartford for the 2022 Future Workforce Opportunities Fair and Tradeshow. More than 1,500 students attending from over 40 local schools are expected to attend the job fair. Stop by to meet our team or contact Chris Vallera, Director of Business Development, to schedule an appointment.

October 14th, 2022|Event, Video|

Honoring Our Commitment to Employee Retention

COVID Relief Program Averted Layoffs The COVID-19 pandemic, which started in the first quarter of 2020, resulted in an unprecedented downturn in the aerospace industry. To persevere through this challenging time and maintain our greatest asset – our people – CMI applied for and was granted financial support through various programs offered under the CARES Act and subsequently the American Rescue Plan Act. These programs, which included the PPP loan program

August 10th, 2022|News|

RHAM Youth Baseball Spring Swing Golf Tourney

Columbia Manufacturing is proud to support our community through local sponsorships. In early May, we sponsored the RHAM Youth Baseball Spring Swing Golf Tournament at Blackledge Country Club in Hebron, Connecticut. This organization promotes and develops teambuilding and baseball skills to boys and girls in the regional Hebron, Andover, and Marlborough communities. Good luck to all the teams playing this season!

May 18th, 2022|News, Sponsorships|
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