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03 Jul

Timex Group to be recognized at American Manufacturing Hall of Fame

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Timex Group, one of four inductees into this year’s American Manufacturing Hall of Fame (AMHoF), will be honored for their contributions to manufacturing at the Fifth Annual Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, October 9 at the Trumbull Marriott.

Located in Middlebury, Timex Group has been an industry standard in manufacturing and innovation since its founding in 1854. Since then, Timex has opened multiple operating facilities with over 5,000 employees worldwide. Some of Timex Group’s iconic brands include Timex Ironman, Nautica and Opex.

Timex Group’s dedication to preserving the history of timekeeping can be seen in the Timexpo Museum in Waterbury. Founded in 2001, the Timexpo Museum is a hallmark of technological progress and design in timekeeping. The museum, built in a brass mill dating back to the 1800s, takes visitors through Timex Group’s rich history and contributions to manufacturing. For more information about Timex Group and the Timexpo Museum, visit http://timexgroup.com

The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame is sponsored by BlumShapiro, a Founding Platinum Sponsor since the Hall of Fame's inception. Based in New England with Connecticut offices in West Hartford and Shelton, BlumShapiro is the largest regional accounting, tax and business advisory firm.

The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame is affiliated with the Housatonic Community College Foundation, which serves as the fiduciary for the AMHoF. The HCC Foundation was founded in 1990 to provide financial assistance to the students and the college beyond the fundamentals provided by the State of Connecticut. For more information about the Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center at HCC contact Richard Dupont at .