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DOL: CT lost 1,200 jobs in July

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut shed 1,200 jobs in July but the state's jobless remained at 4.4 percent, state labor authorities say.

Madico acquisition extends Midwest distribution territory

Matt Pilon |

Madico, a Florida manufacturer of window and specialty films that services its Northeast clients from a facility in Windsor, said it's acquired a longtime Illinois distributor of its products.

Workforce program for ex-offenders scores $400K grant

Joe Cooper |

Hartford's Capital Workforce Partners, the state's workforce development board in north central Connecticut, announced Monday its employment training program for ex-offenders has notched a $400,000...

How America's foreclosure capital came back from the dead

CNNMONEY |

Whenever he wants to see his old house, Nezam Juman walks to the edge of his waterfront property and peers around the river's bend. He can just see the roof behind some trees. It was his...

Lydall bids $265M for Pa. firm

Gregory Seay |

Manchester manufacturer Lydall Inc. is buying a Pennsylvania maker of on- and off-road automotive seals, gaskets and sound-deadening materials for $265 million cash.

Kaman’s 2Q sales, net rise

Gregory Seay |

Bloomfield aeroparts and industrial-equipment maker-supplier Kaman Corp. posted higher first quarter sales and profits.

For $690M, Stanley adding heavy-tool add-ons

Gregory Seay |

New Britain hand- and power-tool maker Stanley Black & Decker says it will pay $690 million cash for the heavy-tool attachments portfolio of an Illinois tool vendor.

CT to catch brunt of Trump administration auto standard rollbacks

Jan Ellen Spiegel | CT Mirror |

The Trump administration has unveiled what could be its most environmentally consequential rollback dramatically weakening auto emission and fuel efficiency standards.

Lydall's 2Q net dips

Gregory Seay |

Manchester manufacturer Lydall Corp. posted lower second-quarter net income despite a runup in sales of its filtration and specialty-fiber products.

Barnes' 2Q net rises amid aerospace sales

Joe Cooper |

Bristol industrial-parts manufacturer Barnes Group Inc. said its second-quarter profits grew 9.7 percent thanks to higher sales in its aerospace business.

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