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 15% in the next few years. The manufacturer began 2019 with 85 workers and it now stands at 100, with another 15 or so expected to be hired next year.”

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

An Executive Profile of CEO Rob Friedland in the Hartford Business Journal tells the story of his career in aviation manufacturing that began with positions at United Technologies and his vision for Columbia Manufacturing.

Read Former Proton OnSite CEO Friedland looks to lead Columbia Manufacturing to new heights

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The Harford Business Journal
The Hartford Courant