Manufacturing is a hot industry. People finally realize that you can’t grow an economy based on service industry alone. They also realize that manufacturing jobs have a positive effect on the overall financial health of a community. For those reasons, state and federal governments as well as companies have created free programs to assist manufacturers to ensure success and subsequent growth.
Some of the programs offered provide assistance for …
- Business Plan Creation
- Disaster Preparedness
- Training and Workshops
- Workforce Development
- Energy Audits
- Retirement Program Reviews
- ISO Registration Reviews
- Assistance with International Growth
These programs are in addition to several funding programs available. Some of the funds are in the form of grants (ex: 50/50 matching grant for new equipment purchases or 25/75 matching grant for marketing) or low interest loans that are forgiven based upon number of jobs created.
The bottom line is, before you sign a contract, contact us at 860-432-9977 to see if there’s a free program you can be taking advantage of to start.