Nufern, Receives CELEBRATE CT! Award
November 28, 2012
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November 28, 2012 – Hartford, CT - Nufern was one of two recipients from the North Central region recognized with a CERC Celebrate CT! award, in a ceremony held at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. (CERC) Celebrate Connecticut! event, honors the top economic development projects, programs and leaders from regions around the state at this annual ceremony. Nufern decided in favor of its Connecticut location for a multi-million dollar expansion, resulting in a positive impact on Connecticut’s economy.
Nufern has also been approved as the first business qualified for tax incentives through the Connecticut Airport Authority, Bradley Airport Development Zone (BADZ), extending tax incentives to companies that expand and support economic growth around the BDL Airport.
A total of 20 companies were honored at this year’s event, and were presented their awards by Catherine Smith, Commissioner of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) - the lead state agency responsible for attracting and retaining businesses and jobs in Connecticut.
Nufern, based in East Granby, CT, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of fiber laser and amplifier modules and specialty optical fibers serving industrial, military/aerospace, medical and telecom applications. Nufern is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc., a U.S. company headquartered in Plymouth, MI and Hamburg, Germany. Rofin-Sinar is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance lasers and laser-based solutions with more than 42,000 laser units installed worldwide and more than 4,000 customers. For more information, call toll-free: (866) 466-0214, or visit www.nufern.com.