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$200K grant to expand state's apprenticeship training program

John Stearns |

The Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) is receiving a $200,000 federal grant to increase and expand participation in the state's apprenticeship training program to develop experienced workers in...

Pratt engine defect caused S. Korean F-16 crash

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

An investigation into the March crash of a South Korean Air Force F-16D fighter jet has concluded that a defective part in the plane’s Pratt & Whitney engine was the cause

Tesla fires back at reports of safety flaws

CNNMoney |

California electric-car maker Tesla, which is petitioning to sell its vehicles directly to Connecticut consumers, fired back Friday at reports of a potentially dangerous suspension problems in the...

Tips for keeping your workplace summer wardrobe cool and compliant

By Orlena Cowan | HRACC |

Summer months may shift your office into chill mode but what does that mean for your attire? Although it's heating up outside here are some tips to help you keep your workplace wardrobe cool and...

TRUMPF's LaMothe is WIM's new chair

Sheila LaMothe, a marketing executive for TRUMPF Inc. in Farmington, is the 2016 board chair of Women in Manufacturing (WIM).

Sprague manufacturer installs two fuel cells

Flexible packaging manufacturer AMGRAPH said it has purchased two fuel cells that will generate all of the electricity and much of the heat its facility needs.

Pratt & Whitney president hits back at critics

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Pratt & Whitney President Robert Leduc hit back at critics of Pratt’s geared turbofan engine, rattling off statistics he said show that its detractors are wrong.

Report: CT earns low manufacturing, logistics grades

A new report card from an Indiana university gives Connecticut a C+ for manufacturing and D+ logistics.

Importance of manufacturing jobs touted at P&W roundtable

Eric Bednar | Journal Inquirer |

State, local, and federal officials joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at Pratt & Whitney to discuss the progress and future of manufacturing jobs in Connecticut.

CT gets first glimpse of Pratt’s PurePower Geared Turbofan in action

An Airbus A320neo, powered by Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engines, flew over Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach, Fla., and East Hartford and Middletown facilities.

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