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Windsor metals manufacturer expands

Patricia Daddona |

Windsor's Leipold Precision Group has expanded its manufacturing floor in an $8 million project supported by a $3 million loan from Connecticut.

CT astronaut moves on to private sector

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut native Rick Mastracchio has retired from NASA and taken up a job with a Virginia contractor that provides cargo to the International Space Station, where he spent more than six months...

Report: CT's manufacturing talent improves

Patricia Daddona |

The quality of Connecticut's manufacturing workforce has improved and so has its ranking, according to the 2017 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card.

Versatile Pratt aircraft engine celebrates 30 years in service

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney's airliner and military aircraft engines celebrate 30 years in service this month, the company said Wednesday.

UTRC developing new protective aircraft landing gear coating

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) and UTC Aerospace Systems are developing a more environmentally friendly primer to coat and protect aircraft landing gear from corrosion.

Pratt jet engine surpasses flight milestone

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney said Tuesday its F119 engine, which powers Lockheed Martin's F-22 Raptor, has surpassed a milestone of 500,000 flight hours.

Otis expands presence in Wuhan, China's metro

Patricia Daddona |

Otis Electric Elevator Co. Ltd. will provide more than 230 elevators and escalators for Wuhan Metro Lines 11 and 21 in the capital of central China's Hubei province.

Pratt to add Singapore center for geared turbofan engine

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney is adding an $85 million Singapore Engine Center to its global network of providers for its PurePower geared turbofan engine.

Kaman inks Rolls' engine-parts pact

Gregory Seay |

Bloomfield aeroparts maker Kaman Corp. says it will supply British jet-engine maker Rolls-Royce Plc with engine parts made in Bloomfield and other Kaman facilities.

UTC, Northrop Grumman to collaborate on tech

Patricia Daddona |

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of Farmington-based United Technologies Corp., will join with Northrop Grumman Corp. in coordinating technology development for shared customers.

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