It all started squeezing limes for fresh margaritas on their dads’ boats: Childhood friends Ryan Guimond and Michel Boissy concocted their plan to create the freshest bar juice on the market.
Made in Connecticut
“What we want to do is let people know what’s possible,” says Bob Torrani. At the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, there are always new possibilities whether from their one of a kind 3D printer or solar roofing system.
Like something out of a science-fiction movie — the new age of manufacturing — where you simply pour an ingredient into a machine, and some 12 hours later, out comes your product…
Meet up with Christina DeFranco as she learns about Connecticut’s thriving bioscience industry. Protein Sciences in Meriden produces a game-changing flu vaccine without the use of eggs that takes just weeks to mass produce – quick enough to fight pandemics worldwide. Visit the Made in Connecticut page.
They say necessity is the mother of invention and that’s certainly the case with these two companies that make medical products used in surgery. Silex Medical is on the brink of FDA approval for a surgical instrument customized for the growing number of female surgeons.