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Pratt hiring to boost PurePower output

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney Co. is displaying its fuel-efficient, passenger-jet engine in the nation's capital Wednesday -- a product it says requires tens of thousands of new hires, the...

Kaman, Sikorsky extend cockpit pact

Gregory Seay |

Bloomfield aeroparts maker Kaman Corp. will continue supplying cross-state defense contractor Sikorsky Aircraft with pre-fabricated helicopter cockpits.

Berlin manufacturer Tri-Star sold to Ill. firm

Patricia Daddona |

Berlin plastic insert manufacturer Tri-Star Industries is being acquired by Rosemont, Ill.-based MW Industries, a manufacturer of industrial fasteners and precision components, for an undisclosed sum.

Hartford draws fall women-in-manufacturing summit

Patricia Daddona |

A Cleveland-based national women's manufacturing association expects to draw more than 300 women at a three-day conference at the Connecticut Convention Center in the fall.

Pratt lands $409M Air Force contract

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a $409 million research contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to develop new warfighting technologies.

Meriden's Protein Sciences to be acquired by Sanofi

Patricia Daddona |

Paris pharmaceutical company Sanofi is buying Meriden-based Protein Sciences for up to $750 million, the company announced Tuesday.

Lumber industry embraces Malloy veto of consumer protections bill

Patricia Daddona | 1

Two lumber trade associations have successfully lobbied for the veto of a bill that would have required more strict consumer protections for warranties of windows, roofing and siding.

Manufacturers recognized for meeting jobs challenge

Gov. Dannel Malloy recently joined the state's public community colleges and several manufacturers including Pratt & Whitney and Electric Boat to announce that the state has surpassed...

Matulaniec leads TOMZ Corp.'s youth movement

John Stearns |

Tom Matulaniec was 8 when he began helping his father at his Berlin company, TOMZ Corp., launching a 23-year journey that in April would see him named president of the manufacturer specializing in...

Drugmaker Alexion the focus of federal probe

Patricia Daddona |

Embattled New Haven drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the focus of a probe by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General in connection with an earlier...

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