1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. Northampton Coca-Cola bottling plant set to expand with help of Massachusetts grant

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 20 2010)

      Northampton Coca-Cola bottling plant set to expand with help of Massachusetts grant The Coca-Cola Co. is set to expand its bottling plant on Industrial Drive and state officials will be on hand Monday to announce a new grant to help facilitate that expansion. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Coca-Cola   Northampton   The Republican

    2. Youths learn to make Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs at Springfield Technical Community College summer camp

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 19 2010)

      Youths learn to make Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs at Springfield Technical Community College summer camp The week-long camp is the product of a national model developed by John Ratzenberger, of “Cheers” fame. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   Chicopee

    3. Downsizing at Callaway Golf will not cripple economy of Chicopee, city officials say

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 11 2010)

      Downsizing at Callaway Golf will not cripple economy of Chicopee, city officials say It will take time, but Blair said he believes Chicopee will attract other businesses. “Chicopee has done a lot of the right things. It is making major improvements in the infrastructure, the tax rate is under control and it has a pro-business government,” Blair said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Chicopee   Allan W. Blair

    4. Callaway Golf operations in Chicopee will be left with 150-200 employees after latest layoffs, Mayor Michael Bissonnette says

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 11 2010)

      Callaway Golf operations in Chicopee will be left with 150-200 employees after latest layoffs, Mayor Michael Bissonnette says Callaway wouldn’t confirm numbers, but Chicopee Mayor Michael D. Bissonnette said the restructuring will leave the sprawling factory at 425 Meadow St. with just 150 to 200 employees. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield   Chicopee

    5. Study by National Skills Coalition, SkillWorks and the Workforce Solutions Group shows shift toward "middle skill" jobs

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 9 2010)

      Study by National Skills Coalition, SkillWorks and the Workforce Solutions Group shows shift toward "middle skill" jobs The next step is getting people trained to work the machine and making sure there is a pool of potential workers capable of grasping the high-tech skills required to operate an increasingly sophisticated array of machinery in area factories, says Joseph L. Peters, Universal Plastics’ president. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Greenfield   The Republican

    6. Camfour a Leader In Distribution Product Fulfillment Hires New President

      Explore StreetInsider.com (Aug 5 2010)

      Camfour (Camfour.com), a leader in distribution product fulfillment, announced that its board of directors has appointed Ed Rau to serve as the company’s President, effective August 9th, 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Westfield   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    7. Prototype for Progress

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 22 2010)

      Prototype for Progress This is the main motivation behind the Pioneer Valley Precision Manufacturing Collaborative, or what Langevin described as an ambitious pilot program that involves four small area manufacturing outfits: Boulevard Machine & Gear and Thorn Industries, both in Springfield; Mechanical Drive Components Inc. (MDC) in Chicopee; and Creative Machining & Molding Corp. (CMMC) in Westfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Boeing

    8. Smith & Wesson revenue up, could go higher following Supreme Court ruling favoring gun owners' rights

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 11 2010)

      Smith & Wesson revenue up, could go higher following Supreme Court ruling favoring gun owners' rights Iconic gunmaker Smith & Wesson had $406.2 million in revenue in its fiscal year 2010, an increase of $71.2 million, or 21.3 percent, over its $335 million in net sales for fiscal year 2009. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Westfield

    9. Doing Business in: Easthampton

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 9 2010)

      Doing Business in: Easthampton Eric Snyder, director of the Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce, said there is still some manufacturing in the city of just around 16,000. “Physically, we are not a big community, so any new industry wouldn’t have access to a large footprint,” he explained. “So that asks the question of how do we get the smaller-scaled businesses in.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northampton   Easthampton

    10. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal ...

      Explore IT News Online> Finance (Jun 30 2010)

      Michael F. Golden, Smith & Wesson President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "In fiscal 2010, we continued to execute on our strategy to grow the firearm business while expanding into new and growing areas of safety, security, and protection. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Michael Golden

    11. Economic development secretary Gregory Bialecki touts Prima North America of Chicopee as Mass. manufacturing model

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 18 2010)

      Economic development secretary Gregory Bialecki touts Prima North America of Chicopee as Mass. manufacturing model State Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory P. Bialecki hailed Chicopee's Prima North America as an example of what is going right with manufacturing in Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Chicopee

    12. Western Mass Firms Encounter Success at Medical Device Show

      Explore From the EDC (Jun 18 2010)

      Last week, I attended the Medical Design and Manufacturing (“MD&M”) conference in New York City. In addition to representing the region from a corporate attraction perspective, the EDC worked with the Precision Manufacturing Regional Alliance Project and Western Mass Electric Co/Northeast Utilit (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    13. Bringing It All Back Home

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 16 2010)

      Bringing It All Back Home Manufacturers in Western Mass. are skilled at putting the pieces together, so to speak, to create countless products. But they haven’t been as effective making connections amongst each other. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   MassMutual Center

    14. Plant work may spur upgrade

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 6 2010)

      The city could get a big boost from the state toward replacing an aged wastewater pump if the local Coca Cola bottler gets the go-ahead from corporate headquarters to expand its operations. According to Northampton Economic and Community Development Coordinator Teri A. Anderson, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development has offered to pay 75 percent of the cost of replacing the pumping station on Bradford Street that serves the Industrial Park and some neighboring residential streets. Department of Public Works director Edward S. Huntley said the 30-year-old pump is nearing the end of its useful life and ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Teri Anderson

    15. Chicopee City Council approves tax incentive for John Lyman Co. to relocate, expand on Westover Road

      Explore masslive.com (May 25 2010)

      Chicopee City Council approves tax incentive for John Lyman Co. to relocate, expand on Westover Road The company, John R. Lyman Company, is relocating to 2225 Westover Road where a $1.2 million expansion and renovation is planned at an 80,000-square-foot facility. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Springfield   Chicopee

    16. Eastec manufacturing exposition draws Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, Treasurer Timothy Cahill, to West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (May 25 2010)

      Eastec manufacturing exposition draws Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, Treasurer Timothy Cahill, to West Springfield Gov. Deval L. Patrick opened the EASTEC 2010 manufacturing exposition Tuesday morning emphasizing the importance of manufacturing to the state economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    17. Patrick, at Devens forum, launches initiative to support manufacturing

      Explore HOME - Sentinel & Enterprise (May 22 2010)

      Patrick, at Devens forum, launches initiative to support manufacturing Gov. Deval Patrick convened a meeting of his Cabinet in Devens on Friday to launch a new partnership between his administration and companies to create jobs in the once-thriving manufacturing industry. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassDevelopment

    18. Eastec Resource Center provides pathways to increase business.

      Explore news.thomasnet.com (May 19 2010)

      EASTEC 2010 will feature 27 Lean and Green Resource Center presentations for manufacturers. The free presentations, running from May 25-27, will give attendees opportunity to learn about new ideas and processes to grow their business and gain competitive advantage. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition   National Tooling and Machining Association

    19. Nearly 500 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors are expected at this year's EASTEC manufacturing trade show at the Eastern States Exhibition

      Explore masslive.com (May 17 2010)

      Eastec Advanced Productivity Exposition, the mammoth industrial tool trade show held annually at the Eastern States Exhibition Grounds, might have fewer companies exhibiting their wares this year, but organizers expect those who do show up will see healthy business. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    20. Eastec Resource Center Provides Manufacturers Pathways to Increase Business

      Explore businesswire.com (May 13 2010)

      EASTEC 2010, the largest manufacturing event on the East Coast, will feature 27 Lean and Green Resource Center presentations for manufacturers. The free presentations, starting on May 25 and running through May 27, will give attendees the opportunity to learn about new ideas and processes to grow their business and gain a competitive advantage. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   National Tooling and Machining Association

    21. Showcasing Local Manufacturing Might

      Explore BusinessWest (May 11 2010)

      Details are still falling into place, but a planned conference to showcase the region’s manufacturing sector and resources that support it appears to be exactly what this region — and this all-important sector of the Knowledge Corridor’s economy — needs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Knowledge Corridor

    22. Chicopee may offer tax break to John R. Lyman Co., because of its decision to relocate at Westover Air Park West

      Explore masslive.com (May 10 2010)

      Chicopee may offer tax break to John R. Lyman Co., because of its decision to relocate at Westover Air Park West The new site will join the warehousing and manufacturing functions of the company, founded in Springfield in 1906. The company moved to Chicopee in 1937. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield   Chicopee

    23. Unique manufacturing company set to create new jobs in town

      Explore The Reminder Online (Apr 27 2010)

      Jim Driscoll, chair of the East Longmeadow Green Committee, announced at the committee's meeting on April 20 that Blu Homes Inc. will soon be moving its manufacturing business into town as the first anchor in what will become a green technology park. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Blu Homes

    24. Innovation Presentation to Inspire Precision Manufacturers at EASTEC 2010

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 12 2010)

      Innovation will be a key theme at EASTEC 2010, the largest annual precision manufacturing event on the East Coast. The three-day event will kick off on May 25th with an executive breakfast where Chris Trimble, the author of 10 Rules for Strategic Innovators, will present “The Innovation Imperative and Revitalizing the U.S. Economy." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

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