| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:19 AM
When first lady Mamie Eisenhower ceremonially pushed the USS Nautilus into the Thames River in 1954, ushering in the atomic submarine era, the vessel carried 140 types of springs made by one Connecticut company alone.
It was no fluke for Barnes Group...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Government activities dominated the Connecticut business scene and the Top Ten list of stories in 2014 even more than in the past. And the ranking doesn't even include the start of legalized marijuana sales in September.
We didn't see large-scale...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:11 AM
For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft.
But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Longtime Democratic incumbent John Larson, declared victory in the First Congressional District race at about 10:20 p.m, saying: "I'm always happy to have won, but I'm happier to have served."
Larson, who will return to Congress for his ninth term, said...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:24 AM
In a surprising move, United Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis R. Chênevert has informed the company’s board of directors of his immediate retirement, the company announced Monday.
The board tapped Gregory J. Hayes, the...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:40 AM
There's no tidy way to summarize the state of innovation and invention in Connecticut, as enterprises have grown from numerous directions, each with its own tradition.
It's safe to say that big corporations such as United Technologies, Pfizer and the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Another former employee of United Technologies Corp. has been arrested by federal authorities and accused of trying to take sensitive documents relating to military aerospace programs to another country.
In a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday at U.S....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
NEW YORK — In his first analyst meeting as chief executive of United Technologies Corp., Gregory Hayes said Thursday the company has a strong future, even as it released earnings projections that were far short of what Wall Street expected.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON — India is expected to choose Sikorsky Aircraft's S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters at a 16-aircraft tender worth over $1 billion, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
The decision could come during a high-profile visit to the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A version of Pratt & Whitney's latest commercial engine took its maiden flight Thursday on a new Airbus plane in Toulouse, France.
The blue and white A320neo, a single-aisle aircraft, made its milestone first flight Thursday at noon local time, or 6 a.m....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Twenty high school students from Connecticut are in China for the first week in August, completing a year-long program that began when a delegation of Chinese students came to Connecticut last summer. The students from Mark T. Sheehan and Lyman Hall...