Hartford Business Journal | Manufacturing http://www.HartfordBusiness.com/ Get the latest news about Manufacturing en-us <![CDATA[Minimum-wage hike scored as bad for business]]> 2019-02-22T13:24:19
Raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour is likely to cost jobs
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<![CDATA[Barnes' 4Q profits rise on aerospace growth]]> 2019-02-22T11:39:33
Bristol aerospace and industrial-parts manufacturer Barnes Group Inc.
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<![CDATA[US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year]]> 2019-02-21T10:40:01
US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year, but they wi
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<![CDATA[Retail layoffs are piling up. Here's the whole story]]> 2019-02-20T07:55:01
Payless. Charlotte Russe. Toys "R" Us. The chain store liquidations ju
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<![CDATA[Honda is closing its only British factory, wiping out 3,500 jobs]]> 2019-02-19T06:00:00
Honda has just dealt the United Kingdom's auto industry a huge blow.
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<![CDATA[As CT faces tech-worker shortages, momentum builds for K-12 computer-science curriculum mandate]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
As Connecticut faces a technology-workers shortage, momentum is buildi
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<![CDATA[Does CT need a manufacturing czar?]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Q&A talks to Eric Brown, the vice president of manufacturing policy an
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<![CDATA[New technology-assistance program designed to support manufacturing innovation]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
As the director of strategic partnerships at the Connecticut Center fo
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<![CDATA[Tax abatements lure Forrest Machine to Berlin]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
For 20 of the 35 years of Forrest Machine Inc.'s existence, family own
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<![CDATA[State reveals new plan to bridge CT's manufacturing workforce gaps]]> 2019-02-15T12:00:00
Connecticut's public college and university system on Friday launched
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<![CDATA[GOP pitches bills on workforce development, job training]]> 2019-02-15T09:38:07
Senate Republicans unveiled a second wave of legislation Thursday they
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<![CDATA[A peek into Lamont's economic-development playbook]]> 2019-02-11T06:00:00
For those interested in learning about Gov. Ned Lamont's economic-deve
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<![CDATA[Amid quest to build Silicon Valley-style hub, some Stanley+Techstars startups eagerly call Hartford 'home']]> 2019-02-11T06:00:00
These startup founders, hailing from around the world, participated in
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<![CDATA[Jim Hennessey | Owner, The Music People]]> 2019-02-11T06:00:00
At 83 years old, Jim Hennessey is still in the office every day at The
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<![CDATA[CT's Whitcraft adds 3-D printer to fold]]> 2019-02-08T07:59:25
Northeastern Connecticut aeroparts maker The Whitcraft Group has acqui
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<![CDATA[Democrats unite on medical leave, $15 minimum wage]]> 2019-02-05T06:00:00
House and Senate Democrats topped their legislative agenda Monday with
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<![CDATA[To assert relevance, liberal-arts colleges lean into skills training, business partnerships]]> 2019-02-04T06:00:00
To assert relevance, liberal-arts colleges are adopting skills-trainin
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<![CDATA[CT's smaller manufacturers retrying for apprenticeship tax credit]]> 2019-02-04T06:00:00
Connecticut's small- and mid-size manufacturers are trying again to pe
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<![CDATA[Enfield's Fabbrica to relo to leased Windsor space]]> 2019-02-04T06:00:00
Fabbrica USA, the Enfield building-products maker that recently sideli
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<![CDATA[Sikorsky parent "de-risks" $2.6 billion in pension obligations]]> 2019-02-01T09:10:16
Defense giant Lockheed Martin, which acquired Stratford's Sikorsky for
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