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Otis plies a 'connected' digital network for its lifts

Gregory Seay |

Few likely ever consider all the technology and innovation that goes into designing, operating and maintaining an elevator — until they get stuck in one.

Energy challenges require comprehensive approach

James T. Brett | 1

At a recent energy forum hosted by The New England Council, Gordon van Welie, CEO of ISO New England — our region's power grid operator — described New England's electric reliability this...

Rocky Hill shines as economic star in Hartford's 'ring'

Gregory Seay | 1

Ray Carpentino, the town of Rocky Hill's economic development director, admits to awe upon learning that his community ranked as central Connecticut's top performing municipal economy...

STR trims 3Q loss

Matt Pilon |

Solar component provider STR Holdings reported a lower third-quarter net loss, as it cut expenses to overcome a drop in sales.

UTC's Hayes defends free trade, urges public-private partnerships for skills building

Employee education and skills training need to be a priority in the U.S., and businesses need to partner with public institutions, unions and educators to make that happen, said United Technologies'...

CT auto sales remain strong in changing dealership landscape

Q&A talks about the state of CT's retail auto industry with James Fleming, president of the CT Automotive Retailers Association.

Farmington’s CaroGen looking ahead after $2.1M fundraise

Vaccine developer CaroGen Corp. disclosed this month that it recently raised $2.1 million, clearing a major hurdle on its path toward a clinical trial for its Hepatitis B treatment.

Entrepreneurs see ROI in pitch-challenge effort

Matt Pilon |

British entrepreneur Jonathan May has largely avoided investment pitch competitions, because he said they often aren't worth the time spent that could be put into recruiting more customers for his...

Eight countries represented in CI's $5M VentureClash

Matt Pilon |

The state's quasi-public venture investment arm has delivered on its plans to draw companies from around the world for a $5 million “Shark Tank”-style competition that aims to bring new...

A century later, Bristol's Bauer still growing

Gregory Seay |

Long before “pivot'' and “innovation'' became buzzwords in the business lexicon, Bristol manufacturer Bauer Inc. had achieved both.

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