1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney IndiGo, India’s largest low-cost airline, has firmed up its order for 180 Airbus Industrie single-aisle aircraft in a deal that will bring more than $1 billion in jet engine business to Pratt & Whitney. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    2. Many Connecticut manufacturers looking to hire, but worry skilled workers in short supply

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Many Connecticut manufacturers looking to hire, but worry skilled workers in short supply “Manufacturers are at a critical juncture,” CBIA Education Foundation Executive Director Judith Resnick said. “They face an exodus of mid- and senior-level employees who will take with them longstanding institutional knowledge and experience. At the same time, many incoming workers do not appear to have critical basic employability skills to replace them.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    3. West Springfield company has hearing aid innovation

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 19 2011)

      West Springfield company has hearing aid innovation What’s uncommon is that Caldarola is an independent hearing aid fitter who spent five years in the labs at Baystate Hearing Aids in West Springfield and Palmer, the business he owns with one-time Cathedral High School classmate Jeffrey G. Halls, tinkering on a new design. They’ve contracted with a Florida company to manufacture the devices, which they fit and sell. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   The Republican

    4. Western Mass Companies Exhibit at Medical Device Conference

      Explore From the EDC (Jun 13 2011)

      Western Mass Companies Exhibit at Medical Device Conference  Last week, the EDC coordinated a pavilion for ten companies from the four western counties at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (“MD&M”) conference in New York, the largest medical device trade show on the east coast. This is the second year that we have worked with our colleagues at Western Mass Electric Company/Northeast Utilities and the Precision Manufacturing Regional Alliance Project (“PMRAP”) to host companies at this show. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   Michael Graney

    5. Connecticut Center of Advanced Technology looks to build manufacturing ties in region

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 11 2011)

      In addition to conducting projects for manufacturers to solve production problems and improve operating efficiency, the center plans to host workshops “to transfer knowledge and keep manufacturers apprised of new technologies and best practices,” center President and CEO Elliot A. Ginsberg said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   Dannel Malloy

    6. Hamilton Sundstrand finalizes contract with Chinese firm AVIC Electromechanical Systems to build air management system

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 11 2011)

      Windsor Locks-based Hamilton Sundstrand and its Chinese partner, AVIC Electromechanical Systems Co. Limited, have finalized plans and entered into a contract to manufacture “vapor cycle cooling systems” in Nanjing, China. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

    7. An Accurate Gauge

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 7 2011)

      An Accurate Gauge More than 200 companies put their products and processes on display at the annual EASTEC show last month at the Big E. There were many local exhibitors, and most had something to say about the state of this sector and the challenges facing it. They relayed stories of relative health and vitality, but also concerns, especially about the daunting task of securing enough talented workers to keep the machines humming. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    8. Brushes with Fame

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 7 2011)

      Brushes with Fame Mark Borsari didn’t have a number handy to quantity just how large the ‘twisted wire brush’ market is — so he qualified matters instead. “It’s big … much bigger than most people would think, certainly — twisted wire brushes are used everywhere,” said Borsari, president of Palmer-based Sanderson-MacLeod, which has made a name for itself in this somewhat obscure, yet intriguing corner of the manufacturing sector. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Sanderson MacLeod

    9. Editorial: Could manufacturing be king here again?

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 3 2011)

      Editorial: Could manufacturing be king here again? Geographically, Springfield-Holyoke has a competitive advantage over the Sun Belt in shipping to the Northeast’s mega-markets. Also, it already hosts a cadre of growing companies which manufacture high-end precision products with high-skilled and high-paid workers. Furthermore, those companies are supported by an excellent infrastructure that also could serve mass manufacturers that need low labor costs to be competitive. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Liberty Mutual   Springfield   Holyoke

    10. General Dynamics exceeds Mass. hiring goals - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (May 31 2011)

      General Dynamics exceeds Mass. hiring goals - Mass High Tech Business News General Dynamics currently employs 1,100 in Pittsfield, according to the announcement from Patrick’s office. More than half of the new employees have been hired from inside Berkshire County, with the other half split between Massachusetts and outside of Massachusetts, General Dynamics said in the announcement. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Raytheon   General Dynamics

    11. A manufacturing revival: For some high-tech companies, making products in Massachusetts is making more sense | Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (May 27 2011)

      But high-tech products don’t entirely explain the resilience of the state’s manufacturing sector, said Jack Healy, director of the nonprofit Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, which assists small manufacturers with improving operations. Low-tech products are also being made here competitively thanks to what are known as “lean” or “advanced” manufacturing approaches, he said. (Read Full Article)

    12. Hasbro cuts 145 jobs in East Longmeadow

      Explore masslive.com (May 26 2011)

      Hasbro cuts 145 jobs in East Longmeadow Hasbro Inc. will cut or move 145 marketing, games development and administrative jobs from its factory on Shaker Road, the company announced Wednesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Allan W. Blair   The Republican   Hasbro, Inc.

    13. Eastec to become an every-other-year affair

      Explore masslive.com (May 24 2011)

      Eastec to become an every-other-year affair Eastec, the manufacturing trade show at the Eastern States Exposition, will be an every-other-year event. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Chicopee

    14. A birdseye view into the important world of manufacturing

      Explore masslive.com (May 18 2011)

      A birdseye view into the important world of manufacturing "When you think of every product that you touch throughout the day, somebody has to mold something, machine something, form something in order to come up with that product. And all the different ways to do that are really here at the show." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    15. Eastec 2011 comes to West Springfield as the manufacturing sector rebounds

      Explore masslive.com (May 16 2011)

      Eastec 2011 comes to West Springfield as the manufacturing sector rebounds “Manufacturing is coming back,” said Klier, who owns the company with brothers Joseph D. Klier Jr. and Michael R. Klier. “It’s manufacturing that is really leading this country back out of the recession.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    16. Governor, AIM Announce Expanded BuyMass Initiative

      Explore AIM Business Insider (May 16 2011)

      “We are very appreciative for the opportunity to meet with Raytheon and look forward to meeting with other Massachusetts companies to create business growth in the manufacturing sector. We can do business with global companies like Raytheon, but we just need someone to open the door and help us find the right people,” said Robert Klinger, President of Klinger Engineering in Whately. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Raytheon   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    17. Massachusetts manufacturers looking to the east as exports to China dramatically on the rise

      Explore masslive.com (May 16 2011)

      Massachusetts manufacturers looking to the east as exports to China dramatically on the rise China rose to become the No. 3 export market for Massachusetts-made goods in 2010, up from No. 6 in 2009, as exports jumped 60 percent to $2.2 billion. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   The Republican

    18. Theraputic Systems of Amherst designs special vest designed to sooth autistic children

      Explore masslive.com (May 15 2011)

      Theraputic Systems of Amherst designs special vest designed to sooth autistic children Its developers, Brian Mullen and business partner Chris Leidel, both graduated from UMass in 2009. Their company, Therapeutic Systems, is based at the Amherst Center for Entrepreneurship at 196 Pleasant St., an incubator for UMass start-ups. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    19. Ludlow's Meredith-Springfield expands with Cobiax construction system; Miami Art Museum to be the first North American project

      Explore masslive.com (May 9 2011)

      Ludlow's Meredith-Springfield expands with Cobiax construction system; Miami Art Museum to be the first North American project It’s part of a lot of expansion at Meredith-Springfield, where O’Leary has seen sales grow from $1 million to $2 million over the past few years thanks to two new $1 million machines that make bottles from stable, non-leaching compounds. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    20. Poplar Hill Machine, Inc. - The Robert E. Morris Company

      Explore The Robert E. Morris Company (May 6 2011)

      Poplar Hill Machine, Inc. - The Robert E. Morris Company If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming your own boss, you will be inspired by the story of Michael Kurkulonis, President of Poplar Hill Machine, Inc. His young job shop is experiencing remarkable success in the midst of a challenging economy. His business strategy is clear: use the most advanced machine tools and automation to manufacture high- tech parts for specialized industries. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Poplar Hill Machine

    21. Raytheon Meets Potential Suppliers at BuyMass Event in Springfield

      Explore AIM Business Insider (May 6 2011)

      “The matchmaking event gives Raytheon the opportunity to find innovative and world-class suppliers in western Massachusetts while allowing companies here in the Valley to speak directly about their technologies and products to one of the world’s foremost companies,” said Allan Blair, President of the EDC. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Raytheon   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    22. Pioneer Valley companies meet with Raytheon officials in hopes of generating ...

      Explore masslive.com (May 5 2011)

      Pioneer Valley companies meet with Raytheon officials in hopes of generating ... But Poplar Hill Machine was one of 15 companies invited to participate in matchmaking session organized by Associated Industries of Massachusetts and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts and conducted at the Andrew M. Scibelli Enterprise Center at Springfield Technical Community College Technology Park. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Raytheon   Springfield Technical Community College   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    23. Delcam's latest PartMaker to be demonstrated at EASTEC

      Explore CAD CAM News (May 4 2011)

      At EASTEC, PartMaker will be demonstrated alongside Delcam’s other leading edge manufacturing software products, including the PowerMILL, PowerSHAPE, FeatureCAM, ArtCAM and PowerINSPECT ranges. The Delcam booth will be the largest CAM booth at the exhibition, where the most comprehensive range of CAM products at the show will be on display. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    24. Hamilton Sundstrand Connecticut job cuts could hurt Springfield-area economy

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 20 2011)

      Hamilton Sundstrand Connecticut job cuts could hurt Springfield-area economy “The net effect of losing 300 highly paid machinist jobs in the region will be significant,” said Allan W. Blair, president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. “These are jobs that allow people to raise a family.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

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