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Feds: CT's 1Q economic uptick No. 23 in U.S.

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's economy showed encouraging growth during the first quarter of 2018 ranking 23rd in the nation, according to federal officials.

UTC 2Q nets $2B; raises outlook

Joe Cooper |

Farmington conglomerate United Technologies Corp. said its second-quarter profits rose to $2 billion as a result of investments in innovation.

Bristol's Barnes Group acquires gas springs producer

Joe Cooper |

Bristol industrial-parts manufacturer Barnes Group Inc. on Monday said it acquired a U.K.-based designer, manufacturer and supplier of customized gas springs.

Hartford Steam Boiler's tech focus aims to transform specialty insurer into problem-solving innovator

Sean Teehan |

Hartford Steam Boiler's tech focus aims to transform the specialty insurer into a problem-solving innovator.

Amid expansion, TRUMPF adds new perks to attract talent

Q&A talks with Burke Doar, senior vice president of TRUMPF Inc., a Farmington-based machine tool manufacturer.

Robotic milkers produce big data for UConn's lauded dairy herd

Joe Cooper |

Robotic milking technology is helping make UConn's nationally acclaimed dairy cow herd healthier and potentially more productive.

UK airshow yields more Pratt deals

Gregory Seay |

Pratt & Whitney Co. says it inked a handful more engine-delivery contracts at this week's British air show.

CT gained 6,100 jobs in June

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut employers added 6,100 new jobs in June, paced by gains in manufacturing and construction. The unemployment rate eased to 4.4 percent, the state labor authorities say.

Hartford project stimulates FuelCell Energy's growth

Joe Cooper |

Danbury manufacturer FuelCell Energy announced it will add more than 100 new manufacturing jobs at its Torrington facility over the next year due to recent state investments and several new projects...

Stanley inks 10 startups for downtown Hartford accelerator

Joe Cooper |

New Britain manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker and a Colorado-based venture capital firm on Tuesday announced 10 startups will participate in their new advanced manufacturing accelerator program in...

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