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Manufacturing poised for progress – but where are the workers?

Sikorsky is an exception to the workforce dilemma, according to its president, Paul Lemmo; the Stratford firm hired about 1,000 people last year and has added another 600 so far in 2021.

Sikorsky Aircraft humming along in Stratford

The company's new president, Paul Lemmo, said: “There’s no comparison with the amount of interaction we have with the governor and the Congressional delegation here. They care about Sikorsky. They’ll call and ask what they can do.”

Australian Navy plans $986M purchase of 12 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters

The aircraft would replace six Airbus-made MRH-90 Taipan helicopters.

Taiwan seeks to buy 10 MH-60Rs from Sikorsky Aircraft

Taiwan is seeking to update its aging military helicopter fleet.

Sikorsky lands contract for five S-70 Black Hawks to be used...

Thirteen S-70 Firehawk helicopters are currently being used to combat the wildfires spreading across California.

Sikorsky to shutter Philadelphia-area helicopter plant

The facility has a 360-person workforce.

Sikorsky snags $116.5M Army contract for rotor blade overhaul

Sikorsky was the sole bidder for this contract.

Sikorsky Aircraft in new deals with Brazil and Israel

The Israeli deal is worth an estimated $3.4 billion.

Sikorsky lands $200M contract for Coast Guard MH-60T hulls

Sikorsky and Boeing also previewed the new Defiant X helicopter for the U.S. Army.

Sikorsky sells South Korea 12 MH-60R Seahawks for $878M

The helicopters will be delivered in phases by 2025.

Lithuania buys four Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks for $213M

The deal marks the first time that Lithuania has purchased American-made helicopters.

CT’s manufacturing czar Colin Cooper doubles down on optimistic outlook

“The consensus out there – before the pandemic and now – is that there are three top problems: Workforce development, workforce development, and workforce development,” declares Colin Cooper.

Newtowner brings the heat with A-Listers Cigar Club

“They’re like a fine liquor – it takes time to make a really good, premium cigar,” says Bill Webb. "I consider them to be jewels."

DeLauro: Sikorsky in line for billions if Congress passes National Defense...

The White House has indicated it will likely veto the bill if it includes limitations on toxic chemicals found in firefighting foam and other products.

Sikorsky receives $9.7M contract for MH-60 naval helicopter support

The MH-60 Sierra is a multimission helicopter that is dispatched by the U.S. Navy for various operations.