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Departed CT gunmaker stumbles in S. Carolina

A gun manufacturer that left Bristol in 2013 for what it saw as greener pastures in South Carolina is behind on rent to its government landlord there, according to the newspaper The State.

Pratt inks $1.22B in deals with Greater Hartford firms

Aerospace engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said it has signed agreements with companies in Cheshire and Manchester that are a part of its goal to more than double production of PurePower engines...

CT adds 6.4K May jobs; 6% jobless rate

Connecticut employers added more jobs in May – 6,400 – pushing the state’s unemployment down to 6 percent, state labor authorities say.

UPS opens Pratt's N.H. logistics facility

United Technologies subsidiary Pratt & Whitney said UPS has opened a facility in New Hampshire that it said will help streamline Pratt's logistics and support its ramp-up in engine production.

CTtransit to buy Doosan fuel cell for Hamden facility

Connecticut's mass transportation division CTtransit announced Tuesday it will purchase a 400 kilowatt fuel cell from South Windsor manufacturer Dooan in order to power a maintenance and storage...

UTC announces Air Show deals

United Technologies announced Tuesday — the second day of the International Paris Air Show — a series of engine and maintenance deals with customers.

Gerber unit’s laser-view setup bows

Tolland’s Gerber Technology says its Canadian laser-technology division has introduced a portable laser-projection system.’

Z-Medica signs distribution deal with emergency-oxygen provider

Wallingford’s Z-Medica, which makes blood-clotting gauze for first responders, the military and others, said it will distribute its products through a Texas company that makes a unique...

Colt files for bankruptcy restructuring

West Hartford gun manufacturer Colt Defense said it has filed for Ch. 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, following a failed attempt to convince its investors to exchange their bonds for longer-term...

UTC aims to separate from Sikorsky

Hartford aerospace manufacturer United Technologies Corp. said Monday that its management intends to spin off or sell its Stratford helicopter unit, Sikorsky Aircraft.

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