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Sandvik Coromant Partners with Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology


FAIR LAWN, N.J., Oct. 31 – Sandvik Coromant has joined the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The nonprofit organization, located in East Hartford, Conn., is committed to providing workforce development and technology advancements in areas of manufacturing, education, training, energy and entrepreneurialism.

Sandvik Coromant will collaborate with CCAT's Advanced Manufacturing Center to provide technical support and expertise in solving difficult machining challenges facing local and regional manufacturers and help them become more globally competitive.

"It is exciting to have Sandvik Coromant join CCAT in our efforts to expand the capabilities and offering of our Machining Applications Lab (MAL). Advanced machining solutions requires a total systems approach, including programming and tooling, to take full advantage of modern machine capabilities and Sandvik Coromant brings extensive international expertise to all these areas," said Elliot Ginsberg, President and CEO of CCAT.

"Sandvik Coromant is eager to begin working with the CCAT team on evaluating new technologies, improving processes, and increasing efficiencies by offering our resources, knowledge and insight to the machining challenges that are presented at CCAT," said John Israelsson, President of Sandvik Coromant US.

As the world's leading producer of cutting tools for the metal cutting industry, Sandvik Coromant is devoted to finding new ways of working, new machining methods and concepts in manufacturing.

About Sandvik Coromant

Sandvik Coromant is a world-leading supplier of cutting tools and tooling systems for the metalworking industry and is represented in 130 countries. 25 state-of-the art Productivity Centers located around the world provide customers and staff with continuous training in tooling solutions and methods to increase productivity. Sandvik Coromant is part of the Tooling business area of the Sandvik Group.

About CCAT

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) helps private and public entities to apply innovative tools and practices to increase efficiencies, improve workforce development and boost competitiveness. CCAT functions as a unique economic development organization that combines expertise in cutting-edge technology with specialized centers of excellence in manufacturing, education, training, energy, and entrepreneurialism. Throughout these efforts, we promote partnership between industry, academia, and government to create a new collaborative framework for addressing 21st-century economic challenges.

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