Navy awards Revolution Lighting LED contract

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Navy awards Revolution Lighting LED lighting contract Revolution Lighting Technologies, a Stamford-based supplier of advanced LED lighting technology, announced that its Seesmart brand has been selected by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command to supply Lewis and Clark class T-AKE dry cargo/ammunition ships with 17,000 Seesmart 2- and 4-foot LED tube lamps. QuaLED Lighting, a […] [Read More]
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Atlantic Street Capital acquires Uniguest

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Atlantic Street Capital, a Stamford-based private equity firm targeting entrepreneurial businesses, acquired Uniguest, a provider of end-to-end information delivery solutions for the hospitality industry from the company’s founder, Mark Oldham, and other shareholders. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Uniguest provides an integrated package of hardware, software, content and support to help hoteliers deliver a consistent connectivity […] [Read More]
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New Genzyme and NORD program aids undiagnosed patients

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Genzyme, a Sanofi company based in Danbury, and the National Organization for Rare Disorders have created a fund to pay for standard diagnostic testing for people with mysterious, undiagnosed medical conditions. The fund will help those who have applied to the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Program, but who cannot afford the basic medical […] [Read More]
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WWE Live comes to Saudi Arabia

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WWE announced that it will bring WWE Live to The Green Halls Stadium, Prince Faisal bin Fahad Olympic Games Complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the first time with three shows from Feb. 13 through Feb. 15. Fans attending WWE Live will see WWE Superstars, including World Heavyweight Champion John Cena, WWE Champion Randy Orton, […] [Read More]
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Bosses: Here are 7 New Year’s resolutions to help retain your talent

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Each year, employees make career-related New Year’s resolutions much more frequently than their bosses — but their top resolution is to find a new job, according to Danbury’s OI Partners-Cunis & Gontin, a coaching and leadership development consulting firm. And so, Cunis & Gontin has put together a list of New Year’s resolutions for bosses […] [Read More]
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Starwood Hotels unveils first Westin in Maine

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the debut of its Westin brand in Portland, Maine, following the conversion of a landmark property in the city’s Arts District. Owned by Rockbridge and managed by Shelton-based New Castle Hotels & Resorts, The Westin Portland Harborview is the state’s first Westin hotel, featuring 289 guest rooms and suites. […] [Read More]
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Stamford PE firm acquires Nashville company in hotel business

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Stamford private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital has acquired a Nashville, Tenn., company that’s steeped in the hotel industry. The company, Uniguest Inc., offers a package of hardware, software, content and support to help hotel owners “deliver a consistent connectivity experience,” according to a news release. The company offers electronic displays, in-room guest directories and […] [Read More]
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Sikorsky Innovations is teamed with Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works(R) for the VTOL X-Plane development of its Unmanned Rotor Blown Wing concept. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)

Sikorsky scores government contract for hovering airplane

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Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft has won a U.S. government contract to develop an experimental “vertical take-off and landing” aircraft. Sikorsky Innovations, the company’s technology development organization, will in part team up with Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works for the phase 1 development of the VTOL X-Plane for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA. The project […] [Read More]
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Gridiron’s Quality Solutions makes purchase

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Gridiron’s Quality Solutions makes purchase Quality Solutions Inc., a portfolio company of New Canaan-based Gridiron Capital, has closed on the acquisition of National Services Inc., a Phoenix, Ariz. provider of facility services for national retail locations in the United States. National Services provides facility services such as heating, ventilating, air conditioning and plumbing to more […] [Read More]
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Centerplate rebrands its UK Division with goal of single global brand

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Centerplate rebrands its UK Division with goal of single global brand Centerplate, Stamford-based event hospitality partner to sports stadiums, entertainment venues and convention centers across North America and the United Kingdom, announced that its UK division, The Lindley Group, will adopt the name and brand identity of Centerplate. The name change and re-branding comes after […] [Read More]
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