For the fourth year, a Connecticut exhibit will showcase the state\u2019s hydrogen and fuel cell companies at the world\u2019s biggest industrial fair \u2014 the Hannover Messe from April 13-17 in Germany. Shelton-based Engineered Fibers Technology (EFT) will attend the international event for the third year. Connecticut has 50% of the region\u2019s hydrogen and fuel cell jobs, and 30% of America\u2019s, according to publicity material on EFT\u2019s involvement in the fair. The state\u2019s prominent role in the industry should help EFT make contacts at the show, with the goal being to expand its export business. Produces fibers and materials EFT, located on Long Hill Cross Road, produces high performance fibers and materials, many used in technical papers and engineered materials. Its Spectracarb GDL porous graphite conductive papers and panels are used in fuel cell and other electrochemical devices. The company was founded in 1998 and now is located in an expanded manufacturing and research facility. Connecticut\u2019s exhibit at the industrial fair in Germany is the result of a collaboration involving the state Department of Economic and Community Development as well as the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster and Connecticut Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition. The cluster and coalition entities are both administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology.