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How manufacturers are faring under Trump, globally

Jeff White |

“Has US Manufacturing Been Unleashed?” That headline stopped me in my tracks when I glanced through the Industry Week email I received earlier this month. For anyone who reads trade...

Talent search, prototyping needs lead Southington medical-parts maker to expand

Patricia Daddona |

Southington medical-parts maker Economy Spring has been in growth mode for more than two years, but since its parent company is in Illinois, managers initially looked both within and outside...

New Britain metalworking family values their CT roots

Gregory Seay |

For three generations, the Karabin family has owned and managed a profitable 70-year-old New Britain metalworks, shaping strands of wire and stamped metal into automotive and industrial springs,...

CT mfg. vet Paul Murphy to head ACM

Gregory Seay |

Veteran Connecticut manufacturing executive Paul M. Murphy is the new executive director of the Aerospace Components Manufacturers (ACM), effective March 19.

Wallingford drugmaker laying off 107 more workers

Patricia Daddona |

As drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) winds down operations in Wallingford by the end of the year, the company has informed the state that it will layoff 107 workers by April 3.

Barnes posts 4Q profit loss

Patricia Daddona |

Bristol manufacturer Barnes Group Inc. said Friday it recorded a fourth-quarter profit loss attributable mainly to higher costs associated with its industrial business.

Survey: Businesses struggle to stay stable, fill vacant posts

Patricia Daddona |

Finding stability in the workforce and improving Connecticut's business outlook continued to be a challenge for companies in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the latest survey compiled by the...

U.S. tags UConn as advanced mfg. speartip

Gregory Seay |

UConn is one of two U.S. colleges designated to train a new generation of advanced manufacturing engineers and will receive $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) over five years to...

Pratt seeks to fix PurePower woes

Gregory Seay |

East Hartford aeroparts manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Co. says it will present aviation regulators with a proposed second fix to a troublesome seal on some of its PurePower passenger-jet engines.

Alexion's 4Qnet down; revenue up

Patricia Daddona |

New Haven rare disease drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals reported a steep profit decline for the fourth quarter, despite increasing revenues.

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