The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame works to create a positive environment where individuals and
companies can celebrate the success of American manufacturing and acknowledge and foster manufacturers’ innovation of both products and production.

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AMHoF Inductees:

2014: Bridgeport Machines, Bullard Machine Tool, Hubbell, Inc., Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Warner Brothers Company
2015: Bridgeport Brass, Moore Tool, Inc., Wheeler & Wilson/Singer, A.C. Gilbert, Brewster Carriage & Auto and Sargent Co.
2016: Bead Industries, The Benedict & Burnham Mfg. Co., C. Cowles & Co., Chance Vought & Platt Brothers & Co.
2017: Better Packages, Inc., MacDermid Performance Solutions, R.C. Bigelow, Inc., Stanley Black & Decker, & Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Specialty Metals
2018: Cheney Brothers, Farrel Corporation, Handy & Harman/Steel Partners and Timex Group USA.
2019: Ashcroft, Inc., Medtronic, Microboard Processing, Pratt & Whitney, Sonics & Materials, Inc.
2023: ASML, General Dynamics Electric Boat, RBC Bearings

Leadership Award Recipients:

2014: Anita Gliniecki, Retired President, Housatonic Community College
2015: Kris Lorch, President, Alloy Engineering & Kathy Saint, President, Schwerdtle Stamp Co
2016: Jerry Clupper, Executive Director, New Haven Manufacturers Association
2017: Jack Crane, Director of Growth & Innovation Services at CONNSTEP
2018: Robert Klancko, Klancko & Klancko LLC
2019: Frank D. Gulluni, Ret. Director Development & Operations, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Asnuntuck Community College
2023: Doug Johnson

On March 19, 1935  Igor Sikorsky received a patent for "direct lift aircraft". Sikorsky joins a long line of historic Connecticut patented innovators of Samuel Colt, Elisha Root and even Mark Twain.

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