Made In CTMarch 7, 2017
Connecticut’s reputation for quality products extends well beyond our borders. For example, our state is recognized worldwide for its aerospace technology. In 2015, Connecticut’s aerospace exports amounted to $6.7 Billion! In 2016, Stratford-based helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, generated 37 percent of its revenues from international customers.
This Stamford Advocate article breaks down the details of the Connecticut aerospace industry. The article notes that Connecticut’s major trade partners are Canada, Mexico, France, Germany and the United Arab Emirates.
I will continue to support legislation to improve Connecticut’s business climate. We can build on our achievements and ensure that our families have a bright future.