About Us

Progress, Inc. is Located in Newington, in the heart of Connecticut, convenient to major highways and Bradley International Airport.  Our business concentrates on mechanical design, manufacturing and fabrication that support those efforts.

Founded in 1992, the company has grown and modernized to serve an expanding client base.  The company name was changed to Progress, Inc. in January, 2006 (previously Jacobs Associates, LLC). Over the years we have developed a niche for quick turn-around projects.  

Progress welcomes you to visit our facility.  We are here as a resource for high quality engineering and prototyping.

Federal Contractor Registration Info:

  • CAGE Code: 3CG14  
  • DUNS Number and Federal ID Number: upon request


Expanded CNC Capacity
November 5, 2014 - Progress adds capacity with the installation of a HAAS VF3-YT CNC Vertical Mill.

CONNSTEP Made in CT Program  
November 14, 2014 - Progress is welcomed as a member of the Made In CT Program.  See our profile.

Progress participation in CCSU Skilled Manufacturing Program  
December 2011 - Progress involved as a supporting partner in Central Connecticut State University, ITBD and SET Skilled manufacturing program. 

Progress brings additional CNC Milling Centers online.  
2011 - Continued expansion of our machining centers, increasing capacity.

Progress Nominated for Excellence in Innovation  
June 10, 2010 - Progress nominated for Metro Hartford Alliance and Hartford Business Journal 2010 Business Champions Awards in the Innovation category. For more information click here.

Fred Krol spotlighted in CSUS Universe Magazine 
January 2010 - Recognized for providing positive impact the state's economy.

Progress Announces HangTime Product
November 2008 - Progress, Inc. announces its HangTime Snowboard Wall Mount Product.  Find it here.

Senator Chris Dodd and Congressman Jon Larson Visit
October 10, 2008 - Community business leaders met with Senator Christopher Dodd and Congressman John Larson at Progress for discussing the current economic crisis effect on business

Progress, Inc Press Release as shown on ThomasNet 
March 2, 2007 - See our 15th anniversary press release on ThomasNet's Industrial Newsroom  Find it here.

Progress, Inc Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary
January 2007 - Progress, Inc. is celebrating its 15th year as a product design, manufacturing engineering and prototyping services company.

New Company Name Announced - We are moving forward... 
January 1, 2006 - Jacobs Associates, LLC has changed its name to Progress, Inc. There has been no change in management and we will be providing the same services on which we have built our reputation in the industry.