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China is buying fewer cars. GM and VW are feeling the pain


Sales in the world's biggest auto market are falling, causing big problems for top global brands that have come to rely on it for much of their growth.

Four tactics to attract and retain manufacturing talent

Joe Gianni and Eric Bauer |

Attracting and retaining top talent for the manufacturing industry is more challenging than ever.

Producers say CT's Manufacturing Innovation Fund helping sector's ramp up

Natalie Missakian Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

The state's producers say Connecticut's manufacturing Innovation Fund is helping the sector's ramp up.

Wallingford manufacturer pierces international body-art market

Gregory Seay |

Third-generation Wallingford manufacturer Maria J. Pinto was overjoyed in 2016 about expanding overseas her line of precision needles for tattooing, body-piercing and medical applications, but she...

Windsor’s Scapa completes acquisition

Joe Cooper |

Windsor skin care products provider Scapa Healthcare says it has completed its acquisition of an England-based maker of wound care products.

Striking union workers say UTAS to hold negotiations Tuesday

Joe Cooper |

Union and UTC Aerospace Systems leaders returned to the negotiating table Tuesday morning after 188 aerospace workers in Cheshire walked out on the job to strike more than two weeks ago over pay...

DOJ: UTC must divest Rockwell Collins business lines ahead of $30B purchase

Matt Pilon |

The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday said it has reached an agreement to allow United Technologies Corp. to buy Iowa-based aviation systems maker Rockwell Collins for $30 billion as long the...

Downstate interiors showroom coming to Hartford

Gregory Seay |

The first Hartford showroom for a Fairfield County distributor of prefab interior systems opens next month in the Colt Gateway complex on downtown’s southern edge.

Auditors: Some DECD reporting errors have been fixed

Will Healey | Journal Inquirer |

A revised version of the state Department of Economic and Community Development’s 2017 annual report corrects many of the data errors found in the original version, however there continues to...

UTAS strike enters second week


Workers continued to picket the UTC Aerospace Systems plant in Cheshire Tuesday as a strike by unionized employees continued into a second week.

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