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

A Team Approach to Continuous Improvement

Increasing Efficiency from Concept to Final Product Columbia Manufacturing is committed to manufacturing quality parts on time, every time. To support continuous improvement with a growing backlog of new parts, we have implemented a New Part Introduction (NPI) process. CMI Manufacturing Engineers play an active role in the pre-production stage, preparing components and supplies, and verifying that all project documentation is thorough and complete. Ultimately, the goal is focused on optimizing

March 28th, 2023|Engineering, News|

Onward & Upward at MRO Americas

Meet the CMI Team at Booth #610 The largest aviation MRO event in the world is April 18-20 in Atlanta. Stop by MRO Americas booth #610 to learn about our growing in-house capabilities and MRO engine component services. Ask our team how we’re delivering for customers with shorter turnaround times and exceptional service! Email Chris Vallera to schedule a meeting.

March 14th, 2023|Event|

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|
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