Colchester Funding

May 11, 2017

I am pleased to announce that Colchester is set to receive $2.5 million in funding to be used towards Alpha Q.Inc.

The funding this grant provides will be used to assist Alpha Q. Inc assist with machinery, equipment and job training associated with its plant expansion in Colchester. The company will retain 84 jobs and create 20 jobs.

Alpha Q Division manufactures components and assemblies for gas turbine engines and helicopters. Its customers include Sikorsky Aircraft, GE Aviation, and Pratt and Whitney Canada.

This $2.5 million grant will be an enormous help to Colchester. The funding will be used to increase Alpha Q’s productivity, adds jobs to the community, and sustain the town’s economic prosperity. I am grateful for Governor Malloy's support and am proud that Colchester will reap the benefits of this grant.

The State Bond Commission is expected to approve this funding during a meeting on Friday, May 12th at 10:30a.m. in Room 1E of the LOB.