Success Stories

October 28, 2021

Becoming a Certified Women-Owned Manufacturer

When Susan White was presented the opportunity to purchase Atlas Stamping & Manufacturing Corp, she recognized both the opportunities she would have and assistance she may need. Working with Denise Whitford at Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC), Susan has been able to successfully create a growth plan for Atlas. Capital Accessed Paycheck Protection Program […]

January 28, 2018

Pioneering Salt Water Aquaculture to Bring the Mediterranean to Waterbury

Farm to Table, Food Safety, Natural Food, Overfishing, Toxic Algae Blooms, Healthy Oceans… Ideal Fish (formally Great American Aquaculture) is addressing these critical issues and capitalizing on emerging global trends. Eric Pedersen, founder of Ideal Fish, has built a land-based, high-tech fish farm in Waterbury, taking full advantage of the high quality and abundant water […]