CBIA backs regional energy effort

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The Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Connecticut’s largest business organization, welcomed an agreement between all six New England states designed to bring cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy to the region. John R. Rathgeber, president and CEO, called the initiative a “positive step toward making the state more competitive for businesses.” “Connecticut has one of […] [Read More]
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Fujifilm unveils new veterinary technology

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Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., a Stamford-based provider of diagnostic imaging products, is showcasing its new Digital Radiography system through Wednesday at the American Association of Equine Practitioners in Nashville, Tenn. Fujifilm’s FDR-flex is a smart and portable system suited for equine and mixed animal practices because it is lightweight, highly portable, wireless and uses a […] [Read More]
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W.R. Berkley names president of subsidiary

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W.R. Berkley Corp., has appointed Gerald Bushey as president of Carolina Casualty Insurance Group, a unit of Greenwich-based W.R. Berkley. The appointment is effective immediately. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Carolina Casualty is a leader in the commercial transportation insurance industry, focused on writing intermediate and long-haul trucking and business and public auto. Bushey succeeds Douglas […] [Read More]
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Crane gets European Commission okay for purchase

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Crane Co., Stamford-based manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, announced that the European Commission has approved the definitive agreements to implement the licensing and divestiture commitments by Crane, related to its pending acquisition of MEI Conlux Holdings. Crane said it intends to close the acquisition of MEI during this week. The $804 million purchase price […] [Read More]
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Business Tuesday at Westport Library

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It’s not an official event, but the Westport Public Library has a full plate of business events next Tuesday. First, from 8 to 9 a.m., the Business Book Club will discuss “The Power of Habit,” by Charles Duhigg. In the book, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg explores the far reaches of scientific […] [Read More]
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he Bertolli® team at Unilever Foods selected TFI Envision, Inc. to create the packaging graphics for their Alfredo Sauce “Value Pack.” The design needed to reinforce Bertolli’s premium positioning and high quality, while clearly communicating the “Value” offer.

Norwalk firm picked for Alfredo Sauce packaging design

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Norwalk branding firm TFI Envision Inc. has been selected to create the packaging graphics for Unilever Foods’ Bertolli Alfredo Sauce “Value Pack,” TFI Envision said in a release. “The design needed to reinforce Bertolli’s premium positioning and high quality, while clearly communicating the ‘Value’ offer,” the release stated. The point of value packs, the release […] [Read More]
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The Sultan of Brunei inspects a Sikorsky S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopter during the Brunei International Defence Exhibition. The Royal Brunei Air Force is taking delivery of 12 S-70i aircraft through the end of 2014. Equipped with a suite of advanced avionics and sensors, the multirole aircraft will perform a variety of missions over land and water, including search and rescue, humanitarian relief, anti-piracy, troop transport and medical evacuation. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft)

Sikorsky ships four Black Hawks to Brunei

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The Ministry of Defence in Brunei has accepted two Sikorsky S-70iT Black Hawk helicopters into its Royal Brunei Air Force and is in the process of acquiring two more, the Pacific sultanate and Stratford-based company both announced this week. All told, the Delaware-sized country that borders Malaysia has ordered 12 Black Hawks aircraft, all of […] [Read More]
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U.S. unemployment rate now 7 percent

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The nation’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in five years, according to new figures put out by the federal government this morning. The numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show that employers added about 203,000 jobs in November, bringing the unemployment rate down from 7.3 percent to 7 percent. Those […] [Read More]
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