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Xerox acquires 3-D metal printing provider Vader Systems

Vader developed the first commercial liquid metal 3-D printer with its patented Magnet-o-Jet technology.

Banking exec John Traynor warns of slowdown, but doesn’t forecast recession

"If aerospace turns over, then Connecticut has a big problem," said Traynor about tariff-induced obstacles to manufacturing's growth.

Suite Talk: Chris DiPentima, chairman of the CBIA

"To see the private sector growth we saw in 2018, we’re not concerned about a recession," CBIA Chairman Chris DiPetima said.

Suite Talk: Dan Onofrio, president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional...

"We need a shot in the arm and MGM is more than a shot in the arm," said the BRBC's Dan Onofrio about the proposed casino resort complex in Bridgeport.

L Catterton in acquisition deal of Italian plastic packaging manufacturer

The Greenwich-based private equity firm L Catterton has teamed up with Ambienta to acquire Pibiplast, an Italian manufacturer of plastic packaging for beauty and personal care products.

Sikorsky Aircraft workers approve five-year contract

The Teamsters Local 1150 members based at Sikorsky operations in Connecticut, Florida and Maryland ratified the contract in a 2,235 to 66 vote.

Praxair signs deal to provide gaseous nitrogen to GlobalFoundries

Praxair will construct, own and operate a plant that supports GlobalFoundries’ manufacturing processes at its fabrication facility in upstate New York.

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal seeks federal probe of Kobe Steel

The Connecticut Democrat asked the Departments of Justice and Transportation to investigate alleged falsified data and substandard material usage.

Energy Department criticized for withholding $12M in funds to FuelCell Energy

The members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are demanding that the U.S. Department of Energy release the remaining $12 million allocated to Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc. in 2015.

Sen. Chris Murphy tells federal agencies to ‘Buy American’

Murphy cited the fate of Connecticut-based Ansonia Copper & Brass, a manufacturing firm that lost Department of Defense contracts to overseas companies and shut down in 2013, as an example of the need to place a renewed federal focus on American-made products.

Avara Pharmaceutical Services acquires Italian sterile manufacturing from Pfizer

The new acquisition is Avara Pharmaceutical Service's fifth manufacturing facility.

1.5 percent of U.S. exports come from Connecticut, survey shows

Seventy-seven percent of companies surveyed for the CBIA said they were engaged in international trade.

Dano Enterprises relocates manufacturing to Stamford’s River Bend Center

Stamford-based company moves across town to the River Bend Center.

The show goes on for Bridgeport-based Global Scenic Services set design...

Global Scenic Services Inc. delivers innovative visions for theatrical, television and special event settings.

Malloy bashes Trump’s choice of Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

The governor also praises the state's renewable energy strategies during his administration.