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Bond Commission OKs tens of millions during Malloy's final mtg.

Joe Cooper |

In near unanimous support, the state Bond Commission on Tuesday morning greenlit dozens of projects worth tens of millions of dollars, mainly geared toward transportation and economic-development...

Pratt's Puerto Rico engineering hub gets $14M facelift

Joe Cooper |

East Hartford jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney on Monday unveiled its newly renovated engineering center in Puerto Rico for more than 800 employees there.

Gov. Malloy to oversee final Bond Commission mtg.; tens of millions up for vote

Joe Cooper |

Outgoing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will oversee, likely for the final time, a state Bond Commission meeting Tuesday morning with tens of millions of dollars under consideration for various transportation...

Four CT companies inducted into American Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Four Connecticut companies were recently inducted into the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame in a ceremony attended by close to 300 people at the Trumbull Marriott. The companies honored included:...

CBIA elects manufacturing veteran as board chair

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's largest business lobby says its newly reshuffled board of directors on Thursday elected a Middletown manufacturing executive as chairman.

In weaker-than-expected jobs report, US economy added 155,000 jobs in November

CNNMONEY |

The US economy added 155,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department reported Friday. That's fewer than expected, but the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7%.

Kaman snags another K-MAX order

Gregory Seay |

Kaman Corp. has another order for its K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopter -- the Bloomfield aeroparts maker's second announced sale in one week.

Ironwood's Vt. producer expands into Mass.

Gregory Seay |

A Vermont sheet-metal fabricator in which a stake was acquired a year ago by Avon small-business financier Ironwood Capital says it has acquired a Massachusetts manufacturer.

Stanley: Tariffs, other headwinds mean CT layoffs as part of $250M in cost cuts

Joe Cooper |

Citing mounting headwinds from cost inflation and tariffs, New Britain hand- and power-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker Inc. says it has made an unspecified number of layoffs in Connecticut as part...

Chinese investors lead a $5 billion bid for the owner of Louisville Slugger

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Chinese investors are leading an attempt to buy Amer Sports, the owner of brands including Louisville Slugger and Wilson, for more than $5 billion.

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