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Congressman Joe Courtney Visits Loos & Co., Inc.
Loos will partner with Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster to foster continued growth
Pomfret, CT, August 8, 2016 — Loos & Co., Inc. has announced that they are the first business to be selected to participate in the Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster (QCIC). The QCIC was created to enable economic growth in rural Eastern Connecticut, otherwise known as Connecticut’s Quiet Corner.
The QCIC targets small and medium sized technology and manufacturing organizations to foster growth and innovation within those companies. With partners like University of Connecticut (UConn), the Economic Development Agency and Connecticut Innovations (CI), the QCIC draws upon its’ resources in order to provide access to the industry’s latest technology. Through the use of this technology, manufacturers, like Loos & Co., Inc., will have access to state-of-the-art research and development technology.
“We are thrilled to be chosen as the first manufacturer to partner with QCIC,” said Robert Davis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Loos & Co., Inc. “Our visit with Congressman Courtney provided us the opportunity to show him and the rest of the team how well positioned we are to grow well into the future.”
Congressman Joe Courtney serves Connecticut’s second district in order to continue growing the local economy. Together with QCIC, they are putting resources and processes in place to drive innovation and foster entrepreneurial efforts. These resources will be used by local businesses to make strides towards targeted growth areas.
About Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster
The Quiet Corner Innovation Cluster (QCIC) will create an innovation network to drive economic development in rural Eastern Connecticut. Comprised of New London, Tolland, and Windham counties, Connecticut’s Quiet Corner has been adversely impacted by high unemployment rates, stemming in large part from the stagnation or demise of legacy manufacturers. The QCIC leverages the University of Connecticut (UConn)’s extensive science and technology resources, including innovation and entrepreneurship infrastructure through the UConn Technology Park. Other partners include Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, the Economic Development Agency, and a regional alliance of SMEs.
About Loos & Co., Inc.
Loos & Co., Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of military specification aircraft cable and aircraft cable assemblies. Loos has over 50 years of experience in the cable industry and supplies flight control assemblies to all major aircraft manufacturers. Refer to our website (www.loosco.com) for a complete listing of capabilities, including: stainless steel and specialty alloy wire and wire products, aircraft cable, wire rope, and military and commercial cable assemblies.