A new documentary film is spotlighting all things Connecticut-made.

Made in Connecticut is an original Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) documentary that explores modern manufacturing and innovation in Nutmeg State companies. A dozen forms are featured statewide, including aerospace manufacturer Barnes Group (Bristol), luxury packaging maker Curtis Packaging (Sandy Hook), Ola! Granola (Norwalk), plastics maker Oxford Performance Materials (South Windsor), aerospace leaders Pratt & Whitney (East Hartford), vaccine maker Protein Sciences (Meriden), snack food maker Severance Foods (Hartford) and South Norwalk baseball bat manufacturer Tucci Lumber.

The documentary is hosted and produced by Emmy Award-winning Connecticut journalist Christina DeFranco, who was a live on-air reporter for WTNH-TV’s nightly news from 1996 to 2001.

Made in Connecticut airs October 23 at 8 p.m. on CPTV. 

 SHELTON — Component manufacturer EAO is heading south of the border.


The Shelton-based machine interface manufacturer has plans to expand with a facility in Mexico to broaden its service reach and find new customers in the transportation, machinery, lifting and medical sectors.


Two EAO representatives, Ohio- and California-based D-M Associates and Signal Enterprises, respectively, will sell to new clients in Mexico City, Juarez and Baja California.