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200 students to attend pro-manufacturing event

Joe Cooper |

State and manufacturing officials will educate more than 200 middle school students Wednesday on the opportunities in manufacturing.

Pentagon temporarily grounds new F-35 jets after crash

CNN |

The Defense Department has temporarily grounded all of its 245 F-35 fighter jets for inspection of a potentially faulty engine part in the wake of last month's crash in South Carolina.

UTC names 2 new directors

Gregory Seay |

United Technologies Corp. has named the current and former heads of a pair of U.S. global industrial-equipment makers to the board of the Farmington manufacturing conglomerate.

CT seeks mobile manufacturing training partner

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut wants a collaborator who can set up a mobile manufacturing training lab to update and expand the skills of new and incumbent production workers.

UTC, union end strike; sign 5-yr. labor pact

Joe Cooper |

UTC aerospace workers in Cheshire have inked a new five-year labor contract, ending a bitter three-week strike over what union members called inadequate pay and health insurance.

CT aerospace sector ranked No. 30 in attractiveness

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's business climate ranks just below average nationwide in attractiveness for aerospace companies, according to rankings by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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

CNNMONEY |

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...

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