1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. Recycled plastic spheres replace concrete in sustainability tour de force

      Explore PlasticsToday.com (Apr 18 2011)

      The U.S. partners have a concrete project in the works. Next month, thousands of Meredith-Springfield plastics spheres, made from plastics recyclate, will be set into steel wire cages at Barker Steel for subsequent shipping in tower crane-ready bundles for use in concrete slabs in new building construction. One of those buildings will be the brand-new Miami Art Museum (MAM). For the MAM project, the spheres are sized 225mm and 270 mm. The Cobiax productline calls for 13 different sizes of spheres, depending on the thickness of the concrete slabs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    10. Cyalume lights up $4M PIPE

      Explore bizjournals (Mar 28 2011)

      Cyalume Light Technology has raised $4 million from institutional investors, the West Springfield, Mass. military contractor and manufacturer of chemical safety lights reported in a regulatory filing Thursday afternoon. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    11. Do You Have What Raytheon Wants?

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 24 2011)

      Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) manages the Buy Mass program and website for the Commonwealth. AIM and the EDC have been working on a new program for Buy Mass, which will connect small and medium-sized local firms with large OEM’s in the state. The first OEM to participate will be Raytheon, which will send a team of Purchasing executives to Springfield on May 5. The EDC is tasked with identifying and inviting firms from western Mass to apply for inclusion in the program. Any interested firm should review the invitation -- http://www.aimnet.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home_Page ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Raytheon   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    12. U.S. Tsubaki Automotive in Chicopee takes over production from factory in quake-ravaged Japan

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 22 2011)

      U.S. Tsubaki Automotive in Chicopee takes over production from factory in quake-ravaged Japan Earthquake devastation in Japan has shifted production to the U.S. Tsubaki Automotive plant in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Holyoke   The Republican

    13. Titeflex razes factory that once housed Rolls-Royce's Springfield manufacturing operation

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 20 2011)

      Titeflex razes factory that once housed Rolls-Royce's Springfield manufacturing operation The demolition is part of $4 million in renovations and building upgrades New-Hampshire based Titeflex agreed to 10 months ago as part of a special tax assessment deal with the city of Springfield, said John D. Judge, chief development officer for the city. As part of that deal, Titeflex promised to keep the 103 jobs it had here in Springfield, do the renovations and participate in workforce development programs. In exchange, it received a tax break that will save the company $300,000 over 12 years. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Titeflex

    14. Pratt & Whitney wins contract to supply engines for Airbus A320neo aircraft

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 14 2011)

      Pratt & Whitney wins contract to supply engines for Airbus A320neo aircraft The initial agreement includes an order for 120 PW1100G engines for 60 aircraft. ILFC, a California-based aircraft leasing company, also has options for up to 80 additional engines for 40 additional aircraft. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

    15. Baystate Health, Smith & Wesson, pledge to hire veterans

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 11 2011)

      Baystate Health, Smith & Wesson, pledge to hire veterans Two of the city’s largest employers gunmaker Smith & Wesson and Baystate Health – reaffirmed their commitments to hiring veterans with separate events Friday at their respective locations. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    16. E. Hartford tech promoter lets $115K in contracts

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Mar 3 2011)

      The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. has hired three Hartford area subcontractors to create a worker retraining organization to prevent aerospace talent from abandoning Connecticut and western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

    17. Packaging Solutions Holdings Acquires Excel Pac

      Explore sacbee.com (Mar 2 2011)

      The company has an in-house graphic design process from start-to-finish and in-house metallization and coating processes to achieve precise outcomes. With manufacturing locations in Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Quebec, the company's proprietary trade secrets and knowledge in tandem-head extrusion laminating allows it to duplicate the properties of complicated multi-layer film structures in a one-pass lamination operation. (Read Full Article)

    18. Shining Examples

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 1 2011)

      Shining Examples They have names like ‘kaleidoscope,’ ‘lens crackle,’ ‘pillars of light,’ and ‘blinking dots.’ These are holographic originations, or multi-dimensional patterns, created at Hazen Paper in Holyoke and used in packaging and promotional products ranging from golf-ball boxes to the cover of a ‘75th birthday’ Elvis CD. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    19. Fabricating a Comeback

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 1 2011)

      Fabricating a Comeback Baystate is a pure job shop, said Fernandez, adding that it makes cabinetry and related components for everything from television transmitters to the diagnostic equipment used for motor-vehicle inspections, to first-response vehicles positioned on the flight decks of aircraft carriers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Springfield   United Bank

    20. Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News Scuderi Group, the West Springfield company that is developing a new internal combustion engine, said today that it is opening an Asian headquarters in Japan’s automotive center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    21. West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ...

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ... The other huge project that got started in 2010 was the mammoth expansion of CSX’s freight yard, a project which Gibson put at $10 million. “That will definitely lead to a rejuvenation of our Main Street-Union Street corridor and hopefully lead to future development in the area of the West Springfield trade center,” Gibson said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    22. Innovators hold key place in region

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 12 2011)

      Innovators hold key place in region The Economic Development Council and its partners will continue to work hard this year to identify the innovators in our region and help them find the resources they need to succeed. There is never a better or worse time to encourage new ideas. Very often, it is during the slower economic times that innovators choose to strike out on their own to prove the validity of a new idea or process or product. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    23. Springfield City Council approves tax incentives for Smith & Wesson

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 7 2011)

      Springfield City Council approves tax incentives for Smith & Wesson “It’s a big win for the city - 225 jobs and $14 million (in investments) this year alone,” said John D. Judge, the city’s chief development officer. “It’s setting the stage for bigger and better things from Smith & Wesson.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

    24. E Ink of South Hadley is the secret behind the success of the Nook and Kindle E-readers

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2011)

      E Ink of South Hadley is the secret behind the success of the Nook and Kindle E-readers Inside a quiet brick-and-glass manufacturing plant in the industrial area of South Hadley Falls, big change is happening – so big that it boggles the imagination. E Ink, as the company is called, makes all the electronic display screens for Kindle. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   IntelliCoat

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