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Italian consul office debuts in Hartford

Gregory Seay |

Italy's U.S. ambassador was in downtown Hartford Tuesday to open the European nation's honorary consul office there.

Hartford, state aim to build bridges with Israel's tech economy

Matt Pilon |

Nearly two dozen Israeli startup executives and government officials, fresh off visits to New York and Philadelphia, made one last stop on their East Coast road show this month — to downtown...

Pratt lands $1.5B deal for geared turbofans

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

East Hartford aerospace engine maker Pratt & Whitney said it has signed a contract with Vietnam Airlines for geared turbofan engines to power 20 Airbus A321 twin-engine aircraft.

Pratt lands $2.7B global contract for military engine

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford's Pratt & Whitney has won a five-year, $2.74 billion contract for out-of-state work to produce international military F-117 engines, according to the company and federal authorities.

Otis corners Saudi Arabian Metro project

Patricia Daddona |

Otis Saudi Arabia, a division of Farmington's Otis Elevators, has been chosen to provide escalators, moving walkways and elevators in the Riyadh Metro project, which constitutes the backbone of the...

Woven Orthopedics' bone screw grips find first customers

Matt Pilon |

After four years of work developing a small device to help orthopedic screws better grip surgery patients' bones, Manchester's Woven Orthopedics has hit a major milestone.

New Britain engine parts maker bought by India manufacturer

Patricia Daddona |

Cyient, an engineering and manufacturing firm based in India, is acquiring New Britain manufacturer B&F Design Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

UnitedHealth in talks to acquire Latin American insurer

Patricia Daddona |

Insurer UnitedHealth Group is in talks to acquire Latin American health insurer Banmédica, the company confirmed Monday following a news report.

Bradley International Airport working to boost business travel

Patricia Daddona | 2

About half of Bradley International Airport's passengers — more than 3 million a year at last count — are business travelers, a number airport officials want to boost as they try to make...

Visa delay adds uncertainty for CT immigrant-entrepreneurs

Matt Pilon |

Getting a work visa in the United States can be difficult, and the federal government this month put up another roadblock for hopeful immigrants.

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