RAY DUNAWAY: Difficulty Hiring Manufacturing TalentEd Leavy, president of the State Vocational Federation of Teachers, says the difficulty in hiring manufacturing talent is no different than it is in the licensed trades and it's "the licensed trades where they have trouble getting teachers."
Tesla Inks Deal To Buy German Engineering Firm For ManufacturingTesla Motors says it has agreed to buy a German engineering company to help automate its electric car manufacturing.
Manufacturing Enrollment Push Targets VeteransConnecticut veterans are being targeted in the push to boost enrollment in the advanced manufacturing technology programs offered at seven public community colleges around the state.
Murphy Seeks Change In Trade Bill To Boost Manufacturing
OSHA Cites Engine Maker
Moving From Mass., Manufacturer Promises To Increase WorkforceA manufacturing company has promised to increase its workforce by one-third as it moves a Massachusetts division to Connecticut with $2 million in state aid.
Some Connecticut Manufacturers To Hire, But Needing Qualified WorkersA Connecticut Business and Industry Association survey finds that about 22 percent of manufacturers in the state plan to increase their workforce more than 5-percent next year.
NH Boy Scout Troop Wants Manufacturing Badge A Boy Scout troop from New Hampshire is advocating for the creation of a new merit badge in advanced manufacturing.
Sikorsky Plans New Layoffs In Weeks AheadHelicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it is eliminating 600 jobs, most of them in its home state of Connecticut.
Members of Congress Announce Guests For State Of The UnionSome members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation have announced their planned guests for Tuesday night's State of the Union address.
Malloy, Larson Announce Manufacturing InitiativeGov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.
Esty Continues Small Biz Tour