Combustion Engineering: The Workplace

May 19       7:00PM – 8:30 PM

 

In 1960, the offices of Combustion Engineering opened in Windsor.  The company had previously been located on Madison Avenue in New York City.  What was it like for employees to pull up stakes and move to the country?  What was the corporate culture like in an era where scientists and management were largely male?  What were the management perks and how did Combustion Engineering work to create a cohesive corporate culture?  Hear reminiscences from retired workers, managers, secretaries, and scientists including Fred Hanzalek, George Thimot, and Frances Moulton at this fascinating Windsor Historical Society program.  Cost: $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, WHS members $4.  860-688-3813 for more information. 

 

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