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Oxford Performance Materials gets investment from Hexcel

South Windsor's Oxford Performance Materials Inc. has received what it terms a strategic investment from Hexcel Corp. in Stamford.

GreenCircle Sustainability Award Winners 2016

GreenCircle Sustainability Award Winners were honored by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Hartford Business Journal on May 23, 2016.

CT working-age population shrinking

Keith Griffin | 1

Connecticut will see a drop in its working-age population through 2040, but it's far from alone among Northeast and Midwest states.

How CT aims to innovate its way into the 'New Economy'

Gregory Seay | 1

State Sen. John Fonfara has crafted a novel economic-development blueprint that aims to reshape and elevate the state's fledgling innovation ecosystem.

UTRC conformable fuel tank could boost natural gas vehicles

John Stearns |

The research arm of United Technologies Corp. has developed a fuel tank made of a special composite material that could help get more natural gas vehicles on the road and reduce greenhouse gas...

State launches manufacturing jobs challenge

Keith Griffin |

The state's public community colleges and several manufacturers have joined together to launch a “300 Jobs, 300 Days” campaign to enroll and graduate a minimum of 300 students in the...

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.

‘Reshoring’ — An increasing trend in American manufacturing

John M. Kirschner | BlumShapiro |

America's long and admirable legacy as the world's manufacturing leader set the tone for much of the progress made in the 20th century.

Murphy pushes 'Buy American' reforms in Congress

Q&A talks with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy on steps he's taking in Congress to strengthen Connecticut manufacturing.

FCC repacking program creates growth opportunity for Meriden company

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Nick Wymant, chief technology officer of Meriden-based Radio Frequency Systems, is facing a rarity in business: a substantial growth opportunity fueled by a shrinking market.

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