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Rockwell Collins sets Jan. 11 vote on UTC merger

Gregory Seay |

Stockholders in Iowa avionics producer Rockwell Collins will vote Jan. 11 on their proposed $30 billion merger with Farmington industrial conglomerate United Technologies Corp., proxy papers show.

Pratt to improve efficiency of Russian carrier's fleet

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney has signed an agreement with S7 Airlines for a 12-year program designed to improve the reliability of the Russian carrier's fleet.

Hartford is at a crossroads

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Two major events happened last week that will have potentially significant ramifications for the city of Hartford and its future.

Medical device makers sweat tax revival

Matt Pilon |

Time is winding down for medical device manufacturers that have been lobbying to delay (again) or repeal an Obamacare tax on their sales revenues.

S. Windsor manufacturer sells business unit to Stamford firm

Patricia Daddona |

Stamford advanced composites technology provider Hexcel Corp. is acquiring the aerospace and defense division of South Windsor-based Oxford Performance Materials for an undisclosed sum.

Stanley Black & Decker to open advanced manufacturing center in downtown Hartford

Patricia Daddona| John Stearns | 1

New Britain toolmaker Stanley Black & Decker will announce Tuesday it plans to launch an advanced manufacturing center in downtown Hartford, in what will be the global manufacturer's first presence...

MakerSpaceCT signs downtown lease at G. Fox Building

Matt Pilon |

A large, long-vacant space in downtown Hartford will soon be home to machine, wood, welding and robotics shops, a fledgling makerspace organization announced Tuesday.

Stamford businessman with Simsbury ties charged in alleged investment scheme

Patricia Daddona |

A federal grand jury in New Haven returned a 39-count indictment in late November charging Thomas J. Connerton of Stamford in an alleged investment scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $2...

UTC nabs Airbus exec to oversee technology, research center

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington manufacturer United Technologies Corp. says it has hired Airbus' top technology officer Paul Eremenko to head its technology team.

Kaman lands $85M bomb-fuze order

Gregory Seay |

Bloomfield aeroparts maker Kaman Corp. will supply about $85 million worth of additional warplane bomb fuzes to the U.S. Air Force and U.S. allies.

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