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New book claims GE left Connecticut after snub by congressional reps

The book also noted that then-Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bornstein called Fairfield a "morgue."

Pratt & Whitney investing up to $45M in Florida facility

Repercussions from the proposed merger between United Technologies Corp. and Raytheon Co. appear to be continuing as UTC subsidiary Pratt & Whitney has announced plans to invest as much as $45 million to overhaul its West Palm Beach facility.

Workforce Alliance’s training program aims to fill manufacturing sector’s need for...

Skill Up for Manufacturing is a free five-week training and job placement program open to high school graduates and Connecticut residents 18 years or older who are underemployed or unemployed.

Congress cutting funds for Sikorsky helicopters

The Dept. of Defense can buy 36 Black Hawks next year, down from 107 this year.

Connecticut jobless rate falls slightly in August

Connecticut has recovered 81.1 percent of the jobs lost during the March 2008-Feb. 2010 recession.

P&W to double engine production

At a recent forum, Pratt & Whitney announced it has signed another long-term contract, this time $6 billion, to continue increasing its production.

UTC to invest $500M in facilities, labs

The company also expects to invest up to $4 billion in research and other capital expenditures in the state

Pratt & Whitney secures $231M Air Force contract

Engine manufacturer holds on to engine maintenance contract.

Sikorsky to cut 200 positions

UTC companies continue to eliminate positions.

Pratt & Whitney cuts another 400 employees

Layoffs in the defense sector continue.

Report: 575 Pratt & Whitney staff take buyout

About 575 employees of Pratt & Whitney accepted buyouts as part of an effort by the aerospace firm and parent company United Technologies Corp. to trim staff over a two-year period.

Conn. firms announce flurry of deals at Paris Air Show

Connecticut firms agreed to $48 million in anticipated sales at last year’s air show, according to state officials.

State, UConn propose $2B expansion

Connecticut state officials and manufacturing executives recently gathered at Pratt & Whitney’s East Hartford headquarters as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy detailed a $2 billion plan to position the University of Connecticut as one of the country’s top public research institutions.

Pratt & Whitney breaks ground on Singapore facility

Aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney expanded on its 30-year presence in Singapore this morning, breaking ground on its first production facility in the tiny southeast Asian country.

UTC sales increase as earnings top estimates

United Technologies Corp. reported fourth quarter earnings from continuing operations that topped the consensus projection, with the Hartford company today reaffirming its 2013 outlook of earnings per share of $5.85 to $6.15.