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McMahon's Hartford visit solicits small business needs, challenges

Greg Bordonaro |

Taxes, regulations and healthcare costs have long been thorns in the sides of many small businesses in Connecticut and elsewhere, and they are chief complaints Small Business Administration...

FAA wants $13.6M fix to Pratt's turbofan engines

Patricia Daddona |

The Federal Aviation Administration wants East Hartford jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney to replace potentially unsafe cracked air seals in its turbofan engines installed in nearly 1,000 airplanes at...

UTC hires first female president at Otis

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington's United Technologies Corp. has named Judy Marks as president of Otis, which makes elevators, escalators and moving walkways.

Pratt lands $2.7B global contract for military engine

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford's Pratt & Whitney has won a five-year, $2.74 billion contract for out-of-state work to produce international military F-117 engines, according to the company and federal authorities.

Newington manufacturer wins $136.2M in Apache helicopter contracts

Patricia Daddona |

Newington aeroparts maker PCX Aerostructures LLC has received $136.2 million in military contracts for the production and overhaul and repair of Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter components.

Kaman sells out K-MAX helicopters with new order

Patricia Daddona |

Kaman Aerosystems, a division of Bloomfield aerospace manufacture Kaman Corp., has sold out its initial production of 10 K-MAX helicopters.

Analysis: Engine tariff dispute could drag on while Pratt fulfills contract

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney likely will feel some fallout from the U.S. Commerce Department's plan to impose a tariff on aircraft sales by Canada's Bombardier, analysts said Wednesday.

Otis corners Saudi Arabian Metro project

Patricia Daddona |

Otis Saudi Arabia, a division of Farmington's Otis Elevators, has been chosen to provide escalators, moving walkways and elevators in the Riyadh Metro project, which constitutes the backbone of the...

Kaman taps former exec to lead aerospace division

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield aircraft components manufacturer Kaman Corp. has named Richard R. Barnhart president of the Kaman Aerospace Group, effective Jan. 2.

Manufacturing industry boosting awareness in October

Patricia Daddona |

For the sixth consecutive year, Connecticut is celebrating October as manufacturing month, and coordinating activities with a nationwide campaign to draw more talent to the industry.

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