| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:50 AM
United Technologies Corp. said Wednesday that profits from continuing operations and a delayed helicopter shipment led to increased per share earnings that beat analyst expectations.
Earnings from continuing operations increased 50 percent to $1.6...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
DefenseNews.com reports: United Technologies Corp. (UTC) is considering the future of America’s leading helicopter maker, Sikorsky, and whether to sell, spinoff or forge a strategic merger for the manufacturer of the Black Hawk, one of the world&...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:58 PM
United Technologies Corp. declined on Monday to discuss published reports that it is considering a sale or spinoff of Sikorsky Aircraft, which faces challenges in an era of lower Pentagon spending for helicopters.
Defense News, which first reported the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Pratt & Whitney said Monday it is cooperating with authorities after federal agents arrested a former employee for trying to ship documents to Iran related to the U.S. military's Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
The East Hartford defense contractor, the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The ING Hartford Marathon created $14.1 million in financial value for the region last fall, a nice bump up from 2012, according to a new report that arrives just in time for the annual event to lure a title sponsor now that ING has jumped out of the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:40 PM
In an opening salvo of contract talks, Pratt & Whitney management is asking the Machinists union to give up 252 jobs at the East Hartford and Middletown plants, clearing the way for the company to bring in outside contractors for materials handling work...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Get ready for the future. General Motors and Honda said last week that they will collaborate on a joint hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain to be on the market by 2020. Well, I guess you have some time to get ready for the future. Fuel cells are, perennially,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:07 AM
A decision by Boeing to end production of the C-17 Globemaster, the military's large transport aircraft, will lower yearly revenues at Pratt & Whitney by $400 million, one defense analyst estimated Thursday.
Pratt, a division of Hartford-based United...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
For all its quirks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remains one of the most influential market gauges in the world. We think that of the 30 Dow stocks, these 10 are the ones to buy now.
1. 3M (symbol MMM; recent price, $109). Company officials...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently signed a bill honoring the "first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead, rather than Orville and Wilbur Wright. The flight is pure fiction, not fact. It was born in the imagination of Richard...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:08 AM
No one knows Palm Beach County like Kelly Smallridge.
Born and raised in Palm Springs, her passion and deep roots in the community shows in her commitment to her job: Smallridge has worked for the county's economic development agency for nearly 25 years...