Screen Shot 2018 04 20 at 1.46.26 PMWALLINGFORD: NN Inc. [NASDAQ: NNBR] based in Johnson City, TN has leased the 50,400 square foot building located at 6 Northrup Industrial Park Road. NN Inc. is a “leading diversified industrial manufacturer of high precision metal and plastic components and assemblies.”

The company has subsidiaries in several countries and in addition to its Wallingford subsidiary, Connecticut Plastics LLC the company’s Boston Endo-Surgical Technologies, LLC, Lacey Manufacturing Company, LLC are located in Bridgeport.

Connecticut Plastics is expanding from a 20,000 square foot facility at 1264 Old Colony Road, it is expected to expand employment in the new facility.

David Barnes and Kyle Roberts of CBRE, New England represented the landlord 1070 North Farms Road, LLC and Gary Damato of Press|Cuozzo Commercial Services in Hamden represented the tenant, NN Inc.

stanleyHARTFORD: Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and Techstars are taking applications period for the Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator.

Stanley Black & Decker and Techstars a manager of startup accelerators created a three-year partnership and the launch of the Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator in Hartford. The “mentorship-driven, entrepreneurial accelerator program will select 10 startups in the additive manufacturing space to participate in its first year.

The Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator will focus on additive manufacturing, which includes technologies that build 3D objects by adding layer-upon-layer of material. The materials range from plastics and metals to concrete, among others. The technologies may include 3D printing, rapid prototyping, direct digital manufacturing, layered manufacturing and additive fabrication