1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. Defense contractor ITT Exelis employees in West Springfield facing untold number of layoffs in 2012

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 2 2011)

      Defense contractor ITT Exelis employees in West Springfield facing untold number of layoffs in 2012 Defense contractor ITT Exelis will be laying off an untold number of employees at the West Springfield, Virginia and California facilities in 2012. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    2. Patrick launches manufacturing collaborative

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Nov 28 2011)

      “Our administration is committed to preparing students and workers to compete and win in the 21st century global economy,” said Patrick. “The creation of the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative and the release of this new roadmap will help us grow jobs and opportunities in the manufacturing sector.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    3. Going Great Guns

      Explore BusinessWest (Nov 22 2011)

      Going Great Guns Steve Troy calls his venture, “the biggest company no one’s heard of.” And that’s largely due to his hard work to fly under the radar screen as he’s nurtured Troy Industries, a government contractor that designs, manufactures, and markets advanced small arms components and other products, into a diverse, cutting-edge company that will soon have 100 employees. But remaining anonymous is becoming increasingly difficult as this unique success story adds new and intriguing chapters. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield Armory   Springfield

    4. Cyalume Technologies and Nammo Talley, Inc. Announce Collaborative Relationship

      Explore GlobeNewswire (Nov 9 2011)

      Derek Dunaway, Cyalume president and CEO, stated, "The ability to work with Nammo Talley, a unit of an established international defense company, confirms my confidence in Cyalume's past achievements and growth prospects. We are pleased to collaborate by contributing our non-toxic, non-incendiary and non-dud producing payload to Nammo Talley's superior products." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. Navy lab may boost local businesses

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 27 2011)

      “We have companies who have developed vests that help autistic children deal with their conditions and some of those applications may be suitable for military, just to choose one example,” said Allan Blair, President and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke   Allan W. Blair

    6. Voices of the Valley: Chris Hoch, owner, National Fiber | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 16 2011)

      Voices of the Valley: Chris Hoch, owner, National Fiber | masslive.com There are certainly larger cellulose plants, but no plant has better equipment. We have our own tractors and drivers and we make almost all our deliveries ourselves. That is important because we are able to be where we want to be, exactly when the customer wants it. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    7. EDC Assesses Regional Competitiveness

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

        The EDC commissioned CWS Consulting Group to assess ten regional industry sectors for growth and investment potential. CWS used the western Mass section of a 2008 statewide study by Moran Stahl & Boyer commissioned by the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development (“MassEcon”) as its starting point and assessed changes and opportunities that have arisen since then. This study achieved two objectives for us. It addressed our competitiveness against a regional peer group and it helped us improve our understanding of the internal workings of the sectors as part of our Homefield Advantage program. The study identified regional competitive advantages in the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Homefield Advantage

    8. Do You Have What Mestek Wants?

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

      Do You Have What Mestek Wants? The EDC is pleased to join with Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to promote our second Buy Mass Day in western Mass. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Westfield

    9. Pioneer Valley machine shops get Massachusetts grant to train workers

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2011)

      Pioneer Valley machine shops get Massachusetts grant to train workers Bialecki, along with representatives of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County and area machine-shop operators, announced the grant Wednesday at Hoppe Technologies, a machine shop in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    10. United Technologies creates new division of Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2011)

      “It appears that the company wants to consolidate its position as a commercial aerospace market supplier, hence the exclusion of Sikorsky from this new group,” Pettibone said, referring to Sikorsky Aircraft. “With all the operations under one organization, the new aerospace unit should be able to offer significant packages of components – one-stop shopping, if you will – to manufacturers.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican   United Technologies

    11. Springfield's Titeflex is growing, especially to natural gas vehicles

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2011)

      Springfield's Titeflex is growing, especially to natural gas vehicles Hurt, like many manufactures, by the recession and slowdowns in the automotive industry, Titeflex is hiring again, a message company officials shared this week when they gave a tour to U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boeing   Springfield   The Republican

    12. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hails job creation at Northampton Coca-Cola plant

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2011)

      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hails job creation at Northampton Coca-Cola plant Patrick was among a chorus line of officials who cut the ribbon officially unveiling a $50 million expansion that has enabled the facility to produce and bottle a variety of cold-fill products and hire 100 people to do that work. When the plant began vying for the expansion several years ago, its goal was to create 40 jobs and invest $39.4 million in the project. It more than doubled both figures. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Coca-Cola   Northampton

    13. Cyalume Technologies to Exhibit at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition

      Explore MarketWatch.com (Sep 26 2011)

      Cyalume Technologies, Inc. /quotes/zigman/251739 CYLU +2.64% , the world leader in chemiluminescent technology, announced today that it will showcase its suite of chemical light products at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Exposition in Washington, DC, October 10-12, 2011. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    14. UMass nanotechnology center due to get grant for advanced solar panels, cell-phone touchscreens

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 13 2011)

      UMass nanotechnology center due to get grant for advanced solar panels, cell-phone touchscreens Researchers at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst who develop technologies on the scale of a human hair are in line for a major grant from the federally-funded National Science Foundation (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Mount Holyoke College   Amherst

    15. The Laser Show

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 13 2011)

      The Laser Show Hayden Corp. in West Springfield has been a model of industrial evolution since its founding nearly 90 years ago. This fourth-generation company started out serving the paper industry with machine components and later morphed into a metalizing specialist, applying coating that adds years to worn parts and equipment. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    16. On the Cutting Edge

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 13 2011)

      On the Cutting Edge Thorn manufactures instrumentation and implantable surgical devices for the spine, knee, and hip using state-of-the-art computer numeric-controlled machinery. It also does its own laser marking, using a laser to mark parts for customers, as well as a process called passivation, which cleans instruments and implants with citric acid to remove imperfections in stainless steel or titanium. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    17. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results

      Explore newsblaze.com (Sep 7 2011)

      Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select: SWHC), a leader in the business of safety, security, protection, and sport, today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Michael Golden

    18. The Pentagon's scaling back on military spending could impact Western Massachusetts machine shops

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 5 2011)

      The Pentagon's scaling back on military spending could impact Western Massachusetts machine shops “I don’t have a lot of cold hard facts on this, but I’ve already seen two major impacts in my own business,” said Larry A. Maier, president of Peerless Precision Inc. in Westfield and co-president of the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association, a trade group with members in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties as well as in northern Connecticut. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Palmer   Springfield

    19. Lego's half-year 2011 profit soars

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Aug 31 2011)

      Danish toy maker Lego, with Enfield operations, says its first-half profit rose 32 percent as its new products, such as Lego Ninjago, sold above expectations and it continued to gain market share, The Associated Press reports. (Read Full Article)

    20. InteliCoat taps $150K NETAAC grant to go lean, go cloud - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Aug 24 2011)

      InteliCoat Technologies Inc. has won a $150,000 grant from the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (NETAAC), which the company says it will use to streamline its operations and manufacturing processes and implement a cloud CRM strategy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IntelliCoat

    21. LEGO showcases upgrades to North American headquarters in Enfield

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 13 2011)

      LEGO showcases upgrades to North American headquarters in Enfield The new, cutting-edge space at Enfield will accommodate the growing toy manufacturer’s need for more office space to house an ever-expanding employee base. The new offices include single-story and double-story spaces, some featuring creative, open floor plans and others featuring more traditional spaces. Home to LEGO’s R&D operations, the space puts visitors face-to-face with such colorful fixtures as a 15-foot-long saber toothed tiger crafted from LEGO building bricks, and a LEGO model of Lightning McQueen, the freewheeling racecar of Disney/Pixar’s Cars. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Coca-Cola   The Republican   Calare Properties

    22. New Covidien chief Almeida plans to grow head count outside US - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Aug 4 2011)

      New Covidien chief Almeida plans to grow head count outside US - Boston Business Journal Covidien is incorporated in Ireland but has corporate headquarters in Mansfield, Mass., with close to 2,000 employees in the state. Almeida said he does not foresee layoffs this year in Massachusetts associated with the restructuring, but warned that business conditions could change. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Covidien

    23. Oxford Performance Materials gets $1.2M from Connecticut - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Aug 4 2011)

      Connecticut Innovations, a quasi-public authority focused on technology investing and development, today said that it has provided $1.2 million in funding to Oxford Performance Materials LLC (OPM) of South Windsor, Conn., which manufactures medical implants. (Read Full Article)

    24. Hamilton-Sundstrand gets $6.6 million contract for submarine device design work

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 1 2011)

      Hamilton-Sundstrand gets $6.6 million contract for submarine device design work The order was among the Defense Department’s latest contract listings and identifies the Naval Sea Systems Command, in partnership with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, as the contracting agencies. Under terms of the deal, Hamilton will investigate the possibility of using dry materials that can remove carbon dioxide from a submarine’s atmosphere, the listing says. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

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