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Amphenol 1Q profits sparked by higher sales

Wallingford connector and cable manufacturer Amphenol Corp. said it grew first-quarter profits by 3.6 percent, thanks to sales growth in a number of its end markets.

UTC’s 1Q profits down despite higher sales

United Technologies Corp. said its first-quarter profits dipped by $53 million, or 4.2 percent, on higher costs and expenses.

Manufacturing tradeshow works in STEM component

When hundreds of manufacturers converge on Hartford for a trade show May 6-8, area students will also have a chance to learn more about the latest technologies.

Chemtura unloading agro-chemical division

A Florida company that acquired Waterbury specialty chemical maker MacDermid Inc. for $1.8 billion last year said it's buying the agricultural chemical division of Middlebury's Chemtura Corp.

UTC opens joint-venture facility in China

United Technologies Corp.’s aerospace division and its partner AVIC Electromechanical have opened a manufacturing facility in northwestern China, the companies announced.

Zygo details exec. retention agreements

Middlefield manufacturer Zygo, which recently announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Pennsylvania-based Ametek, said Tuesday that it amended the transition and retention agreements with top...

3M to close Enfield manufacturing plant

Minnesota conglomerate 3M said it plans to close its Enfield manufacturing plant by year's end.

Newington manufacturer sold for $62M

North Carolina's SPX Corp. said it has sold its Precision Components business unit for $62 million.

Penn. competitor to buy Middlefield's Zygo for $280M

Middlefield manufacturer Zygo Corp. said Friday morning that it has agreed to be acquired by Pennsylvania's Ametek Inc. in a deal valued at $280 million.

Unilever paying $4.5M for Clinton pollution

Health and beauty production manufacturer Unilever Home & Personal Care will pay $4.5 million and serve three years probation for violating the Clean Water Act in Clinton for 2008.

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