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Kaman sells out K-MAX helicopters with new order

Patricia Daddona |

Kaman Aerosystems, a division of Bloomfield aerospace manufacture Kaman Corp., has sold out its initial production of 10 K-MAX helicopters.

Analysis: Engine tariff dispute could drag on while Pratt fulfills contract

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney likely will feel some fallout from the U.S. Commerce Department's plan to impose a tariff on aircraft sales by Canada's Bombardier, analysts said Wednesday.

Otis corners Saudi Arabian Metro project

Patricia Daddona |

Otis Saudi Arabia, a division of Farmington's Otis Elevators, has been chosen to provide escalators, moving walkways and elevators in the Riyadh Metro project, which constitutes the backbone of the...

Kaman taps former exec to lead aerospace division

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield aircraft components manufacturer Kaman Corp. has named Richard R. Barnhart president of the Kaman Aerospace Group, effective Jan. 2.

Manufacturing industry boosting awareness in October

Patricia Daddona |

For the sixth consecutive year, Connecticut is celebrating October as manufacturing month, and coordinating activities with a nationwide campaign to draw more talent to the industry.

StanChem acquisition drew $16M price tag

Gregory Seay |

Berlin polymers and coatings maker StanChem made news recently when it announced it was being purchased by a Boston equity investment fund run by people formerly with ties to Connecticut...

Pratt agrees to buy Cyient stake in aerospace joint venture

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney is buying out its partner's stake in a joint venture that provides aerospace defense design, development and related services primarily to United...

CT tells relocating Alexion to give back $26M in incentives

Patricia Daddona |

In the wake of Alexion Pharmaceutical's announcement that it will move its New Haven headquarters to Boston, state officials said Tuesday they want back more than $26 million in incentives Alexion...

New Britain engine parts maker bought by India manufacturer

Patricia Daddona |

Cyient, an engineering and manufacturing firm based in India, is acquiring New Britain manufacturer B&F Design Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Restructuring at Bloomfield's Kaman Corp. leads to layoffs

Patricia Daddona |

Aeroparts maker Kaman Corp. said Friday it expects to layoff as many as 45 employees in its Bloomfield commercial helicopter components division and transfer 40 others to a facility in Wichita, Kan.

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