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Winners Recognized

2011 CQIA INNOVATION PRIZE WINNERS’
RECOGNITION - Year received CQIA Innovation Prize

Media Recognition

TIME
The INVENTION ISSUE
The 50 Best Inventions of the Year (Just two companies from Connecticut Both CQIA Innovation Prize winners)
Kaman K-MAX, built by Lockheed and Kaman– 2011
Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW 1000GGeared Turbofan Engine - 2009

NEWSWEEK
500 Global U.S. – Green
IBM – ’88 CQIA Leadership Award
Hartford Financials – ’01, ‘07
Johnson & Johnson Healthcare – ’97, 98
AT&T – 2009
Pfizer – ’98, ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08, ’09
Xerox – ’03, ‘06
GE – ’98, ’04, ’05, ’07, ‘08
UTC – ’01,‘05(Otis), ’07,’09 (Pratt), ‘07(UTC Power). ‘07(Carrier)
Raytheon – ‘98
American Express – ‘10
Metropolitan Life Assurance Co. ‘00
Comcast Media – ‘09
Cigna Health Care – ’97, ’98,’99, ‘08
Tyco International – ’03, ‘06
Aetna – ’05, ’08, ‘11
Automatic Data Processing – ‘99
Eaton – ‘95

HARTFORD BUSINESS JOURNAL
“Best Places to Work in Connecticut”
2010 and 2011
Tauck – 2010
Yale-New Haven Hospital –‘07
Comcast Cable – ‘09
Henkel Corp. – ’10, ‘11
Robinson & Cole, LLP – ’98, ’00, 01, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’06, ‘08

THOMAS REUTERS TOP 100 GLOBAL INNOVATORS
“Honoring the world leaders in Innovation 2011”
Bayer, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing West Haven – 2001
DuPont, Chemical Manufacturing Retail – 2000, 2002
Eaton Corporation Pressure Sensors – 1995
General Electric Company – ’98, ’04, ’05, ’07, ‘08
Hamilton Sundstrand – Only CT company to receive a site visit from the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award For Performance Excellence – 1996
Honeywell International - 1996
IBM – CQIA Leadership Award, 1994,
Returned to Westchester Philips - 2010
Raytheon – 1998
Xerox – 2003, 2006

2011 INFORMATION WEEK 500
Aetna – ‘05
AT&T – ‘09
Pfizer – ’98, ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08, ‘09
United Technologies – ’01, ’05 (Otis), ’07(Pratt), ’09, ’07 (UTC Power), ‘07(Carrier)
Hartford Financial Services – ’01, ‘07
Eaton – ‘95
Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp – ’98, 2011
Purdue Pharma – ’01, ‘05
Xerox – ’03, ‘06

Industry Week 50 Best Manufacturing Companies 2010
General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corporation – ’98, ’99, ’00, ‘02
Raytheon - ‘98

U.S. News & World Report 2011-2012
“Best Law Firms” National
Tier 1 Ranking for Litigation - Construction
Robinson & Cole LLP – ’98, ’00, ’01, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’06, ‘08

U.S. News & World Report
2011 Best Hospitals
in Connecticut
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Nationally Ranked in 17 specialties – ‘07
Hospital of St. Raphael, High-performing in 9 specialties – ’95, ‘97
Hartford Hospital, High-performing in seven specialties – ’99, ’07, ’08, ‘09
Waterbury Hospital, High-performing in 5 Specialties – ’95, ‘98
St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center,
High-performing in two specialties – ’95, ’03, ’06, ’07, ’08, ‘11
University of Connecticut Health Center
John Dempsey Hospital, High-performing in one specialty – ’06, ’08, ‘09
St. Mary’s Hospital, High-performing in one specialty – ’97, ‘07
New Milford Hospital, High-performing in one specialty – ‘96
Griffin Hospital – 96, 99, ’05. ’08, ‘11
Gaylord Hospital – ‘98
MidState Medical Center – ‘02
Hospital for Special Care – ’99, ‘10

2011 Inc. 500
RSL Fiber Systems, LLC – ‘05

Chambers USA: America’s Leading
Lawyers for Business, 2011
Environment: Connecticut, Band 1;
Real Estate: Connecticut Band 1
Robinson & Cole – ’98, ’00, ’01, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’06, ‘08

Trade Show News Network
2010 Event Technology of the Year Award
Etouches – 2011

Hartford Courant’s Top Workplaces
Small
Adams & Knight – ‘11
Joining Technologies, Inc. – ’01, ‘11
Medium
COCC Connecticut-on-Line Computer
Center – ’06, ‘07
Large
William Raveis Real Estate – ‘09
Yarde Metals Inc. ‘07
Comcast-Western New England-‘09
Eastern Connecticut State University- ’02, ’04, ’05, ’06, ’07, ‘08
Webster Bank, N.A. – ‘11
Rogers Corporation – ‘06
The Hartford Financial Services
Group, Inc. – ’01, ‘07

Hearst Connecticut Newspapers
Top WorkPlaces Survey
Aquarion Water Company – ’02, ‘03
William Raveis Real Estate – ‘09
Comcast – ‘09
Webster Bank – ‘11
Cartus Corporation – ’06, ’07, ’08, ’09, ’10, ‘11
Higher One, Inc. - ‘07
Philips Consumer Lifestyle – ‘09

Recognition by Governor Malloy’s 70-Company Jobs Tour
(Listed with CQIA Innovation Prize winning year)
Business Council of Fairfield County – ‘05, ’06
Quinnipiac University – ‘04, ‘05, ‘07
CIGNA – ‘97, ‘98, ‘99, ‘08, ‘09
Proton OnSite – ‘04
Assa Abloy – ‘09
Xerox – ‘03, ‘06
Danbury Hospital – ‘07
BIC Corporation – ‘96, ‘01
Avâlence – ‘09
Middlesex Chamber of Commerce – ‘95, ’96, ‘97, ‘98, ‘05
UTC Power – ‘07, ‘11
Boehringer Ingelheim – ‘02, ‘11
AT&T – ‘09
Goodspeed Opera House – ‘05
Curtis Packaging – ‘07
CBIA – ‘05

2011 MarcumTech Top 40, and CT Technology Council –‘05. Of the six winners, three are previous CQIA Innovation Prize recipients.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals – 2007
Higher One - 2007
RSL Fiber Systems, LLC - 2005

2011 Cecil J. Previdi Award Presented by Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce and Danbury Mayor’s office for a significant economic contribution to the area’s economy Kimchuk Inc. -2010

Defense Manufacturing Conference 2011
Exhibitors: Pratt & Whitney – ’07, ‘09
General Dynamics – ’98, ’99, ’00, ‘02

Northeast Technology Exchange Conference 11/1/2022
Presenters: CCAT – ’06, ’08, ‘11
Hamilton Sundstrand – CQIA Leadership Award – ‘97
Pratt & Whitney – ’07, ‘09
UCONN – ‘06
Yale – ’07, ‘08

6th Annual Bluetooth SIG Best of CES
Bluetooth Innovator of the Year 2011
iDevices LLC – ‘11

CQIA Innovation Prize Recipients invited to join the team for Connecticut Corsair, “Restoring Connecticut’s State Aircraft to Flight” Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) – 2006, 2008, 2011
Joining Technologies – ’01, 2010
TRUMPF Inc. – ’02, ’03, ’04, ’05, ’06, ’07, ’08, ’09, ’10, ‘11
“TRUMPF is currently the largest manufacturer of fabricating equipment and industrial lasers in North America.”
University of Connecticut – ’06
University of Hartford – ’05, ’06, ’10, ‘11
Yarde Metals – ‘07

Deloitte 2011 Technology Fast 500
(10 Connecticut companies listed, five CQIA
Innovation Prize winners)
Terra Technology –‘05, ’07, ‘09
Higher One, Inc. – ‘07
Tangoe – ‘06
Evolution 1, Inc. – ‘06
Triple Point Technology – ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08

60 Minutes – CBS News
February 19, 2022
Entire first segment
Trapped in Unemployment:
“Platform to Employment,
P2P.” Excellent!
The Workplace, Inc.
2005, 2009, 2011