1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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)

    5. 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.

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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