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Lifetime Achievement Awards — September 19, 2016

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G R E AT E R H A R T F O R D ' S B U S I N E S S N E W S w w w. H a r t f o rd B u s i n e s s . c o m For more B2B news visit SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 Volume 24, Number 42 $3.00 Subscribe online H A R T F O R D B U S I N E S S J O U R N A L Who are the best business-to-business companies in Greater Hartford? Go to HartfordBusiness.com/bobpoll to place your votes today! Polls Close: October 14th Index ■ Week in Review: PG. 6 ■ Deal Watch: PG. 8 ■ The List: PG. 9 ■ Movers & Shakers: PG. 22 ■ Nonprofit Notebook: PG. 24 ■ Opinion & Commentary: PG. 28 Collateral Damage A lending business headed by the founder of South Windsor's TicketNetwork has sought to stake its claim in a growing legal battle over personal seat licenses between season-ticket holders and the Los Angeles Rams. PG. 5 Job Shop In its 77-year history, Connecticut Spring & Stamping in Farmington has cultivated a varied 700-client roster. Find out how the company has withstood the test of time. PG. 3 CT construction industry's challenges among toughest in U.S. By Patricia Daddona pdaddona@HartfordBusiness.com W hen Allstate Fire Sys- tems submitted a bid in August to install sprin- kler systems as part of a $4 mil- lion Hartford Public Library inte- rior-renovation project, five other companies competed for the job. While the work, which will accommodate the library's space- sharing arrangement with UConn's downtown Hartford campus and include buildout of classrooms and study areas, has not yet been awarded, the sprinkler-system bids ranged from $39,400 to more than $86,000, said Allstate Vice President David K. Thompson. The numerous companies vying for the job underscores the intense competition for con- struction work in Connecticut, experts say, as the industry still faces a slow recovery from the Great Recession. Although there are fewer construction workers and firms in the state than there were in 2008, contractors and sub- contractors are pursuing as many jobs as they can, making it harder for firms to win contracts. That's also putting pressure Continued on page 10 KBE Building Corp. employees worked this summer on construction at the Seabury Active Life Community in Bloomfield, where an expansion of the facility is under way. P H O T O | K B E B U I L D I N G C O R P. SPECIAL SECTION PGS. 11-21 Recognizing business leaders whose engagement in our business community has had significant positive economic impact locally and will teach future generations by example. 2016 Jeffrey Glazer Insurity Walter Harrison University of Hartford Chandler Howard Liberty Bank John Lundgren Stanley Black & Decker

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