Monthly Archive for April, 2011

: April, 2011

Sikorsky delivers 300th Seahawk

Sikorsky Aircraft and the U.S. Navy celebrated the delivery of the 300th Seahawk helicopter in Stratford Wednesday. Off the East Coast of Africa patrolling for pirates, delivering humanitarian aid in

Military looking to cut energy usage

In a speech Tuesday, Deputy DefenseSec. William Lynn III called for more fuel efficiency as conflicts have become long-term. DoD will be creating energy usage plans and could be investing in newer

Hexcel shares surge Tuesday

Shares of Stamford-based Hexcel Corp. surged more than 8 percent in morning trading as executives headed into a meeting with analysts to discuss first quarter performance. Hexcel, the maker of

Hexcel to report later today

Stamford-based Hexcel Corp., a supplier of key composite materials and engineered products to the aerospace and defense markets, is expected to report today, Monday, after the closing bell on the New

Sikorsky gets $3.5B Turkey contract

Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft said Friday won an initial contract for a 109 helicopter deal from the Turkish Defense Industry Executive Committee. Sikorsky is providing a variant of its Black Hawk

Nukes out, gas in for GE

While the Japanese still try to fix the dire problems at the Fukushima nuclear plant and just five days before the  the 25th anniversary marking the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster GE executives told

GE posts $3.6 billion first quarter

Fairfield-bases GE said this morning it made $3.6 billion, or 33 cents a share, in net profit in the first quarter on $38.4 billion in revenues. This time last year GE reported $2.3 billion, or 20

Acme United posts 10 percent jump in sales

Fairfield-based Acme United Corp. reported sales jumped 10 percent in the first quarter, but net income was down due to the costs of the acquistion of Pac-Kit. The company reported earnings after the

People’s reports net income of $51.7M

People’s reported after the bell Wednesday. It’s shared gained 10 cents to close at $12.84 in trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Bridgeport-based People’s United Financial Inc. said Wednesday net

UTC reports Sikorsky sales of $1.5B

Sikorsky delivered 51 military helicopters and 7 commercial in the first quarter to post an operating profit of $141 million. Last year Sikorsky delivered 53 aircraft in the first quarte. Despite the