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Before deal, STR couldn't find buyer, considered liquidation

Before selling a majority stake in the company for $22 million to a Chinese developer, the board of directors of Enfield solar parts maker STR Holdings couldn't find a suitable buyer for the company...

Pratt's mission control handles suppliers, mining shortages, military coups

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New East Hartford command center enables Pratt & Whitney to lower supplier delays by 38 percent.

EU levies Ukraine sanctions on Russia


A new round of European Union sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine will come into force on Friday, European Council president Herman Van Rompuy said Thursday.

Shelton manufacturer expands into Mexico

Shelton machining manufacturer EAO Corp. announced Tuesday its expansion into Mexico.

Watertown launches efficiency campaign

Watertown started Monday encouraging its residents to increase their energy efficiency by offering a food bank donation for everyone that signs up for a Home Energy Solutions audit.

Greater Hartford exports up 4.9 percent in 2013

Companies in the Greater Hartford area exported $10.2 billion worth of goods in 2013, up 4.9 percent from 2012, according to data released this week by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Communities receive $28M for brownfields

The state of Connecticut and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $27.5 million in grants and loans for 20 Connecticut communities to clean up brownfield sites.

Largest 2013 Export-Import Bank financing deals in Connecticut

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Protein Sciences licenses Flublok in Mexico

Meriden’s Protein Sciences said it has signed a deal that gives exclusive licensing rights for its flu vaccine to a Mexican company.

STR selling majority stake to Chinese firm for $22M

Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings announced on Tuesday its intention to sell the controlling interest in its company to a Chinese developer for $21.7 million by the end of the year.

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