1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

    313-336 of 541 // « 1 2 ... 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ... 21 22 23 »
    1. Manufacturers hire in tech and management

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Feb 29 2012)

      Manufacturers hire in tech and management

      Among Massachusetts manufacturers, the greatest percentage of advertised job openings were in the computer equipment sector at 28 percent, followed by positions in pharmaceutical and medicine at 24.7 percent. The most sought-after occupations by state manufacturers included sales and customer service representatives, computer and information technology-related positions, and managers.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts

    2. Hunting tradition powers Savage Sports Holdings of Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 25 2012)

      Hunting tradition powers Savage Sports Holdings of Westfield

      In an economy ravaged by downsizing and shrinking revenues, Savage Sports Holdings has managed to do just the opposite.  The privately-held company, a part of Westfield’s history since the early 1960s, boasts 294 employees at its plant and headquarters here – a 30 percent increase from last year.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    3. Winning a trip to the Bahamas is no accident for Meredith-Springfield employee

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 18 2012)

      Winning a trip to the Bahamas is no accident for Meredith-Springfield employee

      Meredith-Springfield, a plastics blow molding manufacturer in Ludlow, celebrated two years of remaining accident free, without a single day of work lost due to injury, by making winners out of some of its employees.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   The Republican

    4. State explores economic growth in WMass

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Feb 16 2012)

      Housing and Economic Development Secretary Gregory Bialecki said his office is facilitating relationships between western Massachusetts companies and large companies, like Raytheon, which specializes in military defense products.  “We’re actually going to start by talking with some of our big companies that are here about, first of all, locating some of their business units out in Western Mass or other low costs parts of the state,” said Bialecki.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Raytheon   Chicopee

    5. Manufacturing had a small rebound in 2011, looks to a solid 2012

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 10 2012)

      Manufacturing had a small rebound in 2011, looks to a solid 2012

      Kasa’s company, a precision manufacturer, makes tiny parts that make up larger components all over the new $193-million Dreamliners as well as in other aircraft and space equipment. The company has 22 employees now and is looking to add to its workforce, if Kasa can find the skilled machinists and technicians her company requires.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boeing   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    6. Smith & Wesson grows in Springfield hiring veterans, Putnam Vocational students

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 7 2012)

      Smith & Wesson grows in Springfield hiring veterans, Putnam Vocational students

      Smith & Wesson has more than 1,200 employees. Monday, Smith & Wesson announced that it has already created 217 jobs and expects to hit 227 jobs by the end of February. The 160-year-old Springfield gunmaker has also invested more than $19 million in capital improvements at its sprawling Roosevelt Avenue plant through the end of December 2011.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    7. InteliCoat in South Hadley to cut jobs now, but promise growth in the future

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2012)

      InteliCoat in South Hadley to cut jobs now, but promise growth in the future

      InteliCoat Technologies has announced a manufacturing partnership that will cost about 20 jobs at its South Hadley plant. But InteliCoat said in a news release it expects to achieve growth of more than 10 percent in 2012, which will enable InteliCoat to create additional jobs in production, sales, marketing and distribution out of the South Hadley location.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   IntelliCoat

    8. Microtest manufactures celiac cure on behalf of a Cambridge company

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2012)

      Microtest manufactures celiac cure on behalf of a Cambridge company

      Richter said Microtest has about 100 employees doing both manufacturing and contract laboratory work. The company plans to open another laboratory suite at its Agawam facility soon and that opening might result in more hiring.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   Microtest

    9. Adam Sandler signs deal to make movie about Hasbro's Candy Land board game

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 2 2012)

      Adam Sandler signs deal to make movie about Hasbro's Candy Land board game

      Actor Adam Sandler has signed a deal with Sony and Hasbro, which manufactures the Candy Land board game at its East Longmeadow plant, to make a movie based on the colorful children’s board game that sends kids on a colorful quest to find the lost King Kandy, the Imperial Head Bonbon and Grand Jujube of Candy Land and his lost Castle.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Hasbro, Inc.

    10. Mestek, Orion Find New Business Close to Home in Massachusetts

      Explore AIM Business Insider (Jan 31 2012)

      Mestek, Orion Find New Business Close to Home in Massachusetts

      The November BuyMass event was co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts.

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Raytheon   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Westfield

    11. Register for Photonics Industry Sector Presentation

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 31 2012)

      The EDC wants to remind you to register for “New Market Opportunities for Photonics and Fiber Optics Companies”, the first in a series of seminars focused on growth opportunities in manufacturing sectors in western Massachusetts. The session will be held on Tuesday, February 7 from 4:00-6:30 at the Springfield Technology Park. More information can be found in the invitation -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/photonics2012/   The speakers have been confirmed. In addition to Keynote Speaker John Jay from Corning Optical Fiber (previously announced), the industry panelists will be Mike Toro from Schott, Pieter Schwarzenbach from Prima Electro, Flemming Tinker ...

      (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    12. Make or break: Challenges to manufacturing in the Berkshires

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Jan 29 2012)

      Make or break: Challenges to manufacturing in the Berkshires Michael Graney, the senior vice president of business development at the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts in Springfield, said the "traditional, commodity-based heavy stuff" normally associated with New England manufacturing "is not going to make a lot of sense here" due to the high costs associated with labor, energy and doing business in this region. But Graney believes that small, well-run manufacturers who make products for a specific or "niche" markets, such as Pittsfield Plastics & Engineering, can succeed. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassDevelopment   Berkshire Bank

    13. Eastman Chemical to buy Solutia Inc. for $3.4 billion

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 28 2012)

      Eastman Chemical to buy Solutia Inc. for $3.4 billion Eastman Chemical is buying Solutia Inc., chemicals provider for products from iPads to tires, for about $3.4 billion in cash and stock in a bid to drive its sluggish growth and focus on emerging markets, particularly the Asia-Pacific region. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Solutia Inc.   The Republican

    14. Bialecki: Manufacturing jobs not coming back to Mass. - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Jan 25 2012)

      “If you promised me that 20 years from now we'd only have the same number of people working in manufacturing as we did today I would take your offer in a second,” Bialecki said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Gregory P. Bialecki

    15. Norwest Equity Partners Invests in Leading Sporting Firearms Manufacturer ...

      Explore businesswire.com (Jan 25 2012)

      Coburn stated, “This new investment partnership with NEP marks an exciting time for Savage. On behalf of our management team and employees, we look forward to working with the NEP team, exploring new business opportunities and advancing our business potential together.” Savage is headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts, and has over 600 dedicated employees. Manufacturing facilities are located in Westfield; Lakefield, Ontario; and Eugene, Oregon. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   Bank of America

    16. ITT Exelis laying off 76 workers

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jan 18 2012)

      A manufacturing company in West Springfield laid off 76 employees on Wednesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    17. Green loan goes to So. Deerfield company

      Explore bizjournals (Jan 18 2012)

      The state’s finance and development agency provided $758,460 to Pro Pel Plastech, a South Deerfield, Mass. manufacturer of recycled plastic pellets from industrial plastic waste and consumer materials. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment

    18. Blu Homes closes shop in East Longmeadow, moves to California

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 13 2012)

      Blu Homes closes shop in East Longmeadow, moves to California Blu Homes, a modular home company that touted Western Massachusetts as the perfect place to manufacture its homes, has closed its East Longmeadow factory and moved production to Vallejo, Calif. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   Blu Homes

    19. EDC to Host Industry Sector Series

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 12 2012)

        The EDC will host “New Market Opportunities for Photonics and Fiber Optics Companies” on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 4:00 at the Springfield Technology Park. This will be the first in a series of presentations to be scheduled over the next several months focused on opportunities for manufacturing clusters we have identified as having growth potential for the region. Here is a link to the invitation, including RSVP information -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/photonics2012/ The series was spawned by the “Economic Development and Business Attraction Planning” report completed by CWS Consulting Group -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/cwsreport/ -- with the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    20. Pratt & Whitney loses out on $7 billion deal when Saudis pick GE for Boeing F-15 fighters

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 7 2012)

      Pratt & Whitney loses out on $7 billion deal when Saudis pick GE for Boeing F-15 fighters The $29.4 billion overall F-15 deal is part of a $60 billion sale to the Saudis tentatively announced in late 2010, which includes the purchase of Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft’s Black Hawk and Boeing’s Apache helicopters. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boeing   The Republican

    21. Plastics News - Diversity in its product lineup keeps Pittsfield Plastics growing

      Explore Plastics News (Jan 6 2012)

      Plastics News - Diversity in its product lineup keeps Pittsfield Plastics growing The company has 96 employees working in the 80,000-square-foot facility, which usually operates 24 hours a day, five days a week, and when needed, seven days a week. It has added 11 new and used presses in the past year, bringing it up to 37, with clamping forces of 100-750 tons. It also has three extrusion lines, with the newest being a Welex model. (Read Full Article)

    22. Avery Dennison selling some Mass. operations to 3M

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Jan 3 2012)

      Avery Dennison Corp. will unload its office and consumer products division — including a manufacturing plant in Chicopee and a distribution center in Holliston — to Post-it note maker 3M Co. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee

    23. Mestek, Inc. Announces Final Results of Tender Offer

      Explore stockhouse.com (Dec 30 2011)

      Mestek, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, and metal-forming equipment in the United States and Canada. The Company was incorporated in 1898 as Mesta Machine Company and changed its name to Mestek, Inc. in 1984. Mestek is headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.mestek.com. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   Mestek, Inc.

    24. Business group: Massachusetts government largely to blame for layoffs and job losses

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 28 2011)

      Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory P. Bialecki said there are always things the state could do better. But Hruby’s thesis ignores the fact that Massachusetts added more than 50,000 jobs in the last 12 months, a pace of job growth that exceeded that of many other states, Bialecki said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Gregory P. Bialecki   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    313-336 of 541 // « 1 2 ... 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ... 21 22 23 »