Hartford Business Journal

January 23, 2017

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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 JANUARY 23, 2017 Volume 25, Number 6 $3.00 Subscribe online Who will rank #1? Find out on Feb.15th! By Matt Pilon mpilon@HartfordBusiness.com G erman consumer products giant Henkel, which has its North American headquarters in Rocky Hill, has sued to stop a competitor from poaching a top research and development executive based in Con- necticut, where the maker of Sunlight and All laundry detergents is expanding its footprint with the help of as much as $25 million in state incentives. Henkel, one of the newest recipients of state aid under Gov. Dannel Malloy's First Five Plus program, is suing New Jersey-based Church & Dwight (C&D) — which owns competing laundry brands OxiClean and XTRA — and a former executive, Car- los Linares, accusing both of Index ■ Executive Profile: PG. 5 ■ Week in Review: PG. 6 ■ The Lists: PGs. 9, 10 ■ Deal Watch: PG. 12 ■ Nonprofit Notebook: PG. 18 ■ Movers & Shakers: PG. 18 ■ Opinion & Commentary: PG. 20 FOCUS: NONPROFITS Social Profits Since 2011, Glastonbury-based GoodWorks Insurance has grown its revenue by more than 200 percent while donating 50 percent of its annual profits to charity. Find out how the insurance agency is using its social-benefit business model as a competitive advantage. PG. 8 E-commerce Lifeline Find out how one locally-owned New Britain hardware store's use of the internet has allowed it to withstand the test of time, even as many other mom-and-pop shops succumb to larger competitors. PG. 3 Economic Stimulus House Democrats have proposed 10 new bills they say will help grow jobs in Connecticut. PG. 12 High-tech Training Dr. Thomas Nowicki, medical director of Hartford Hospital's expanding CESI facility, uses virtual reality technology his staff is developing to train medical providers. Hartford Hospital expansion targets industry partnerships, advanced doc instruction By Matt Pilon mpilon@HartfordBusiness.com L ast month, contractors at Hartford Hospital were installing doors and making other finishing touches on a state-backed expansion of an already bustling high-tech medical training hub. The nearly 30,000-square-foot addi- tion to the Center for Education, Simula- tion and Innovation (CESI) will boost its longstanding and ever-evolving array of Continued on page 14 P H O T O | S T E V E L A S C H E V E R Continued on page 16 'First Five' recipient sues R&D exec, competitor over poaching Carlos Linares, former senior VP of R&D and regu- latory affairs at Henkel.

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