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Former Sorenson employees eligible for extended benefits

The state Department of Labor has certified that former employees of Hartford’s Sorenson Lighted Controls are eligible to apply for federal Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Pratt & Whitney Pres. Adams to retire; Leduc named successor

UTC has appointed Robert Leduc as president of Pratt & Whitney. Leduc, who most recently served as president of Sikorsky, succeeds Paul R. Adams, who is retiring at the end of February.

Kaman gets contract extension on Airbus A330

Kaman Aerosystems’ UK facility has secured a five-year contract extension through the end of 2020 to supply wing panels for the Airbus A330.

Stanadyne wins contract for 3.8 million high-tech fuel pumps

Stanadyne, the fuel injection system developer based in Windsor, has won a contract to supply 3.8 million gasoline direct injection pumps to a domestic auto manufacturer.

Alcoa inks $1.5B deal with GE Aviation

Lightweight metals components producer Alcoa has signed a long-term contract with GE Aviation for jet engine components in an agreement valued at more than $1.5 billion.

Federal spending plan good news for CT defense industry

Valerie Dugan |

Despite a seemingly endless national discussion regarding the capabilities of the U.S. military, Congress' recently passed federal spending bill provides a significant boost for Connecticut's defense...

CT's ivied walls provide tech support to manufacturers

Gregory Seay |

When Innovative Machinery Group learned last spring a customer needed a device to smooth artificial elbow joints, the maker of high-performance machine tools began searching for a solution.

CT company building fastest production Camaro

A Connecticut company has built the fastest production 2016 Chevrolet Camaro that is now available nationwide through dealers.

Pratt’s Canadian R&D deals to cost $870M

United Technologies said Wednesday that its jet engine subsidiary Pratt & Whitney will incur an $870 million charge in its fourth quarter financials, set to be released later this month.

CT manufacturer's parent in shareholder spat

Rofin-Sinar Technologies, owner of East Granby laser maker Nufern, is feuding with one of its largest shareholders.

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