1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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)

    9. 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)

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. Manufacturing News Northeast – December 2010 : NTMA Creates NTMA Manufacturing Technology Award Program For Members

      Explore virtualonlineeditions.com (Feb 3 2011)

      The second award for 2010was presented to Hoppe Tool, Chicopee, MA.Hoppe received the award for its innovative implementation of on machine, in-cycle inspection through the use of PCDMIS, a product of HexagonMetrology. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Hoppe Tool

    18. Springfield City Council committees support Smith & Wesson tax incentives

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 31 2011)

      Springfield City Council committees support Smith & Wesson tax incentives Under the special tax agreement, Smith & Wesson would realize property tax savings totaling up to $600,000 over a five-year period in exchange for carrying through on plans to create at least 225 new jobs at its Roosevelt Avenue plant. The company currently has 882 full-time employees. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

    19. IndustryWeek : Manufacturers Are Redefining Themselves

      Explore IndustryWeek (Jan 26 2011)

      IndustryWeek : Manufacturers Are Redefining Themselves Hoppe Technologies underwent a considerable refocus along the way, shifting from the production of smaller, simple parts to more complex designs and, ultimately, advanced subsystems for companies such as Goodrich Engine Controls, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hoppe Technologies

    20. General Dynamics Gets Navy Contract, To Create 500 Jobs In Massachusetts

      Explore The Gov Monitor (Jan 24 2011)

      “This is a great victory for General Dynamics, for Pittsfield and for the Commonwealth. Senator Kerry and Mayor Ruberto were strong allies, and the Obama Administration came through once again for jobs and opportunity,” said Governor Patrick. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   General Dynamics   Congressman John W. Olver

    21. Photonics Industry Roundtable

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 18 2011)

      The EDC organized our first industry sector roundtable discussion of 2011 last week. As usual, we worked with an industry partner and we would like to thank Terry VanderWert from Prima North America for hosting the roundtable and providing a tour of Prima’s state-of-the-art laser production facility. Eight photonics industry representatives joined EDC staff and Mike Vedovelli, Regional Director for the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. The session was timely as the EDC will participate in a lead generation mission at Photonics West, the major photonics industry trade show in the U.S., next week. The photonics executives noted ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    22. Scuderi engine to report savings - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Hoping to spark a revolution in how internal combustion engines are designed, the Scuderi Group is set to announce today that laboratory simulation tests have shown their "split cycle" engine consumes up to 36 percent less fuel than a conventional engine when running the same course in a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier. The company, which has raised nearly $65 million from investors, has received interest in its innovative engine design from Honda, Peugeot, Daimler and Fiat, according to published reports. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Scuderi Group

    23. Pratt & Whitney president David Hess foresees creating 'hundreds of jobs' at Connecticut plants

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Pratt & Whitney president David Hess foresees creating 'hundreds of jobs' at Connecticut plants This upsurge in hiring, Hess said, is a direct result of Pratt’s necessary transformation over the last 13 years from a Connecticut-and U.S.-based supplier to a global company with operations all over the world. To succeed, Hess stressed, businesses must - and Pratt has -concentrated on “high-value, high-knowledge work with a major technology component.” Also, he said, “We must recognize that low-value, low-knowledge work would leave high-cost places and probably never come back.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    24. Springfield City Council considers tax relief for Smith & Wesson in exchange for jobs, investment | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 10 2011)

      SPRINGFIELD – The City Council will consider approving a five-year, special tax incentive agreement with Smith & Wesson that could save the company up to $600,000 in exchange for the company’s guarantees to add 225 manufacturing jobs and invest millions of dollars into its plant. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

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