1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. 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)

    2. 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

    3. Manufacturers seek job applicants

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jul 27 2011)

      To address the problem, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) trained 25 Springfield veterans in March 2011, some who were formerly homeless or suffering from addiction, but who were apt and capable of doing technical work. After a two-week basic skills course, they were placed in jobs at Smith and Wesson, where they’ve all been working since. MEP said many more jobs like these exist, but people don’t know about them or have a misguided view on machine shop jobs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee

    4. Lymtech Scientific, part of John R. Lyman Co., expands on Chicopee's Westover Road

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 19 2011)

      Lymtech Scientific, part of John R. Lyman Co., expands on Chicopee's Westover Road The company has a total of about 100 employees, 18 at the old facility in Chicopee’s Cabotville Industrial Park. The remainder have worked on Westover Road since March, according to Wright. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield   Chicopee

    5. Hasbro: Boys up, Girls down; Transformers will rock revenue

      Explore bizjournals (Jul 18 2011)

      Hasbro: Boys up, Girls down; Transformers will rock revenue Hasbro Inc. (Nasdaq: HAS) shares rose 1.5 percent, pre-market, Monday, as the Pawtucket, R.I. company reported net earnings up 33 percent on net revenues of $908.5 million for the second quarter of 2011. Some of the boost came from a tax adjustment related to the Ocean State game maker’s move to consolidate 145 Massachusetts jobs, moving about half to Rhode Island and laying off the other half. The firm still employs about 750 at a manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow, Mass. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hasbro, Inc.

    6. Massachusetts legislators seek new regulations for temporary staffing agencies

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 11 2011)

      Massachusetts legislators seek new regulations for temporary staffing agencies Mary Ellen Scott, owner of United Personnel in downtown Springfield, is worried that a bill on Beacon Hill could damage temporary staffing agencies such as her own. “It’s just not necessary,” said Scott, who started her company in 1984 with her late husband and last year placed 2,600 different people in temporary positions including engineers, clerical and light manufacturing jobs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    7. EDC Supports Massachusetts Activities at BIO Convention

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 1 2011)

      I attended the Biotechnology International Organization (“BIO”) Convention in Washington DC last week. The EDC has been part of the Massachusetts delegation at this convention for a decade.  While there is always some advantage to us to be part of the Massachusetts team, we have cut back on other trade shows where western Mass does not have a significant industry presence. But we retain our participation at BIO for several reasons. First, we still believe in the promise of the Massachusetts Life Science Center (“LSC”). The LSC was created to manage the $1 billion Mass Life Science Initiative, announced by ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Allan W. Blair

    8. IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney IndiGo, India’s largest low-cost airline, has firmed up its order for 180 Airbus Industrie single-aisle aircraft in a deal that will bring more than $1 billion in jet engine business to Pratt & Whitney. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    9. Many Connecticut manufacturers looking to hire, but worry skilled workers in short supply

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Many Connecticut manufacturers looking to hire, but worry skilled workers in short supply “Manufacturers are at a critical juncture,” CBIA Education Foundation Executive Director Judith Resnick said. “They face an exodus of mid- and senior-level employees who will take with them longstanding institutional knowledge and experience. At the same time, many incoming workers do not appear to have critical basic employability skills to replace them.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    10. West Springfield company has hearing aid innovation

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 19 2011)

      West Springfield company has hearing aid innovation What’s uncommon is that Caldarola is an independent hearing aid fitter who spent five years in the labs at Baystate Hearing Aids in West Springfield and Palmer, the business he owns with one-time Cathedral High School classmate Jeffrey G. Halls, tinkering on a new design. They’ve contracted with a Florida company to manufacture the devices, which they fit and sell. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   The Republican

    11. Western Mass Companies Exhibit at Medical Device Conference

      Explore From the EDC (Jun 13 2011)

      Western Mass Companies Exhibit at Medical Device Conference  Last week, the EDC coordinated a pavilion for ten companies from the four western counties at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (“MD&M”) conference in New York, the largest medical device trade show on the east coast. This is the second year that we have worked with our colleagues at Western Mass Electric Company/Northeast Utilities and the Precision Manufacturing Regional Alliance Project (“PMRAP”) to host companies at this show. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   Michael Graney

    12. Connecticut Center of Advanced Technology looks to build manufacturing ties in region

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 11 2011)

      In addition to conducting projects for manufacturers to solve production problems and improve operating efficiency, the center plans to host workshops “to transfer knowledge and keep manufacturers apprised of new technologies and best practices,” center President and CEO Elliot A. Ginsberg said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   Dannel Malloy

    13. Hamilton Sundstrand finalizes contract with Chinese firm AVIC Electromechanical Systems to build air management system

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 11 2011)

      Windsor Locks-based Hamilton Sundstrand and its Chinese partner, AVIC Electromechanical Systems Co. Limited, have finalized plans and entered into a contract to manufacture “vapor cycle cooling systems” in Nanjing, China. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

    14. An Accurate Gauge

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 7 2011)

      An Accurate Gauge More than 200 companies put their products and processes on display at the annual EASTEC show last month at the Big E. There were many local exhibitors, and most had something to say about the state of this sector and the challenges facing it. They relayed stories of relative health and vitality, but also concerns, especially about the daunting task of securing enough talented workers to keep the machines humming. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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)

    19. 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.

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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