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Smidler out, Lariviere in at Kaman unit

Gregory Seay |

The management shuffle at Bloomfield aeroparts and power-distribution equipment maker Kaman Corp. continued Thursday with the disclosure that the head of its distribution segment is out.

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's new engineering center opens

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney has formally opened its new Engineering and Technology Center, which will house up to 1,750 employees.

Congress authorizes big boost in CT defense spending


Congressional negotiators on Wednesday finished work on a final defense bill that would boost the number of F-35's requested by President Donald Trump from 70 to 90 and Sikorsky-made Black Hawk...

UConn, URI and EB set up undersea technology institute

Patricia Daddona |

UConn announced Tuesday it is collaborating with the University of Rhode Island and General Dynamics Electric Boat to research and develop undersea technologies through a new national institute.

Military family finds entrepreneurship offers healing

Scott Whipple Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

While U.S. Marine Gulaid Ismail was serving in Iraq last decade two of his friends committed suicide. Later, Ismail suffered a nervous breakdown and was honorably discharged. If it weren't for Davina...

Fuss & O'Neill embraces entrepreneurial engineer

Gregory Seay |

Engineer Lawrence Bouvier long dreamed of one day running his own enterprise.

Pratt extends Turkish airline maintenance contract

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney's Turkish Engine Center has extended an engine maintenance contract for up to five years with Turkish Airlines.

Pratt inks deal for distribution of engine exhaust spare parts

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said Wednesday it has agreed to accept exclusively distributed spare engine exhaust system parts from Denmark's Satair Group.

Lydall's 3Q sales up, net down

Gregory Seay |

Manchester manufacturer Lydall Inc. posted higher third-quarter sales, but eroded margins from price cuts and mounting labor and overhead costs ate into profits.

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