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CONNSTEP is Connecticut's premier business consulting firm, helping manufacturers and other businesses for over 25 years. We provide strategic leadership and operational methodologies that make companies more competitive in today's challenging economic climate.

Our consultants implement advanced business and technical solutions, as well as workforce strategies, that help organizations to grow, improve profitability, and create sustainable competitive advantages in the marketplace. CONNSTEP's multidisciplinary team of experts use a holistic approach that generates bottom-line improvements for your business and produces innovative, results-driven top line growth for enterprise-wide impact.

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Success Stories

Cybersecurity Compliance Key to Business Sustainability

Reported Year
Corru-Seals, as a supplier to the defense industry, is required to comply to NIST SP 800-171. DFARS 252.204-7012 compliance with NIST SP 800-171 requires contractors to provide “adequate security” for all covered CDI on all contractor systems used to support the performance of the contract. With over 20% of company revenue from defense products

AS9100 Rev D Certification Propels Business Growth

Reported Year
In addition to focusing on designing the industry’s strongest and lightest composite bladed propulsion systems, RCT sought to expand their business. Increasingly, opportunities for business growth came with a requirement of being certified to the AS9100 Rev D standard which RCT was interested in pursuing. RCT leadership was interested in moving

Improvement to Process Flow Increases Productivity

Reported Year
Sonitek has worked with hundreds of manufacturers worldwide, providing design and application guidance for reliable and repeatable assembly processes. As a leading manufacturer of heat staking machines, ultrasonic welders, and air presses, Sonitek sought to improve productivity and customer satisfaction by implementing lean continuous improvement
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024