1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. Precision Machining Showcase Scheduled

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 9 2010)

      The EDC would like to bring a new event to your attention. This will be a great chance to meet the companies that drive our regional precision machining cluster and understand their capabilities. On April 15, the Western MA Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association will have its fi (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   TD Bank   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    20. Chicopee firm plans upgrade

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 9 2010)

      "We have been working hard to have them stay here in Chicopee and keep the 85 jobs here. They were looking at relocating" before deciding to stay here, the mayor said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Development Finance Agency   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield

    21. Employer confidence in business in Mass. climbs to highest level in nearly 2 years

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 6 2010)

      Business confidence in Massachusetts rose last month to its highest point since August 2008, according to survey results released Tuesday by Associated Industries of Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    22. State approves deal to keep Titeflex jobs - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 6 2010)

      A special tax incentive for Titeflex Corp., approved last month by the city to keep the company and 100 jobs in Springfield, has gained final approval from the state. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced Friday that the state Economic Assistance Coordinating Council unanimously approved the special tax agreement which will provide an estimated $300,000 in tax savings for the company during a 12-year period. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Titeflex

    23. US Department of Defense Announces Latest Contract Awards

      Explore veteranstoday.com (Apr 2 2010)

      Kollmorgen Corporation, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded an $8,988,790 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00024-05-C-4310) to exercise options for 6 MK 20 electro-optical sensor systems (EOSS) for CG 47 Class ships and 1 MK 20 EOSS for land-based systems. The MK 20 EOSS is an element of the MK 34 Gun Weapon System. The EOSS interfaces with the MK 160 Mod 11 gun computer system and is operated from a gun weapon system Q-70 control & display console to perform safety checksighting of gunnery fire, to aid with identification of surface/air contacts, and to provide quality track ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Raytheon   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    24. Massachusetts Highlights Regional Economic Summit

      Explore The Gov Monitor (Mar 22 2010)

      The half day-long summit focused on ways to promote long-term economic recovery and job growth throughout the region. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

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