Made in Connecticut: Lynn Welding
Each month, we profile a Connecticut manufacturer, showcasing the ingenuity and innovation driving the state’s economy. For February, we spoke with Darius Kania, vice president of Lynn Welding, based in Newington.
When was your company founded?
How many employees work for your company?
What products does your company manufacture? Who are your customers?
Since 1979, Lynn Welding has been welding complex assemblies for the aerospace and defense markets.
Over the years, we have expanded our offerings and now specialize in fusion welding, resistance welding, machining, and fabrication.
Our NADCAP-approved welding facility holds approvals for most major aerospace primes, and has certified welding inspectors on staff.
Why did you choose manufacturing?
Manufacturing fuels not only the Connecticut economy, but the economy of the entire nation.
It is an industry that drives innovation and gives individuals an opportunity to work on real, tangible products.
The Lynn Welding team is excited to be a part of an industry that is always on the cutting edge of technology!
What makes your company unique?
Our commitment to delivering certainty to both our customers and our workforce.
Lynn Welding works to deliver certainty to its customers by prioritizing communication and reliability.
Our team is trained to offer clear, concise, and frequent communication so our customers always know the status of their orders.
Delivering certainty to our team means providing a safe and stable work environment where our employees and their families feel supported.
Our leadership team works hard to ensure all of our employees will continue to work and be satisfied with the company they are representing for years to come.
Why did you choose Connecticut?
We chose Connecticut because manufacturing has been an integral part of its economy for hundreds of years.
Not only is Connecticut a leader in manufacturing, it’s also home to a thriving aerospace landscape.
What is the greatest advantage to operating in Connecticut?
One of the greatest challenges in building a business is finding the right people to employ.
We know the importance of a well-crafted team and, in our opinion, Connecticut is home to an incredibly hard-working and highly skilled workforce.
We have access to some of the most dedicated and talented welders, machinists, and tradesmen in the nation.
Where do you see your company in five years? Ten years?
Lynn Welding is continuously striving for growth.
We hope the future of Lynn Welding includes increased capabilities and capacity, while maintaining our employee-centric approach.
We hope to continue to expand upon our certifications and approvals to best serve our customers.
What’s the main thing policymakers could implement to make your company more competitive?
Expanding the incentive options to smaller firms that are provided to larger manufacturers would dramatically improve our competitive position against companies in more cost competitive states and countries, and would allow for more investment and hiring to grow our business.
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