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Henkel buys CT company for $3.6B

Keith Griffin |

Consumer products giant Henkel, which has its North American headquarters in Rocky Hill, said Friday it has signed an agreement to acquire Wilton laundry and homecare company The Sun Products Corp.

Landmark Partners sells majority stake to London firm

Keith Griffin |

Simsbury private equity and real estate company Landmark Partners said it has agreed to sell a majority stake in its company to a London asset manager for $240 million.

Is this $14,000 device the world’s most secure smartphone?

Ivana Kottasova | CNN Money |

A new $14,000 device from Sirin Labs that went on sale last week claims to be the world's most secure phone, incorporating military-grade security and technology used by intelligence agencies.

Hartford entrepreneur David T. Chase dies at 88

Prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist David T. Chase has died at 88. His career spanned many industries including commercial real estate, banking, telecommunications, construction, manufacturing...

Clean energy gets dirty: Turning heat into sewage

Jackie Wattles | CNNMoney |

Clean energy can be a dirty job. That's particularly true if you're Lynn Mueller, the founder of International Wastewater Systems, who has built a $20 million business harvesting heat from sewage.

Land, labor drew second CT FedEx hub to Middletown

FedEx Corp.'s plan to open a second New England overnight package-document delivery hub in Connecticut reflects the availability of sufficient land and skilled talent

Oil prices break $50 barrier

CNNMoney |

Oil prices have just passed a key milestone on their long journey out of the doldrums, hitting $50 for the first time in 2016.

Pratt engine gets European safety certification

Keith Griffin |

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan PW1500G engine has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency.

MBDA has $5M to lift minority producers

Gregory Seay |

The federal Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development arm is soliciting candidate bids to operate four projects aimed at increasing minority manufacturers’ global market share.

Oil prices hit highest level in 7 months

CNNMoney |

Oil prices are staging a strong recovery and inching towards $50 per barrel. Unexpected supply disruptions in places like Canada, Nigeria and Venezuela have caused oil prices to hit their highest...

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