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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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Praxair announces senior leadership changes

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Praxair Inc., Danbury-based producer, seller and distributor of atmospheric, process and specialty gases and high-performance surface coatings, announced changes to the company’s senior leadership team, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Anne Roby has been promoted from Praxair Asia to senior vice president. Roby joined Praxair in 1991 and will succeed Ray Roberge, senior vice president and […] [Read More]
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Harman system installed at Bangladore airport

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Harman International India, a subsidiary of Stamford-based Harman International, has implemented a new Harman IDX Information Delivery System, an integrated airport communications system at Bengaluru International Airport in Bangalore, India. The airport covers 1.5 million square meters and has the capacity to handle 20 million passengersn per year. The Harman IDX Information Delivery System is […] [Read More]
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