1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. E. Hartford tech promoter lets $115K in contracts

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Mar 3 2011)

      The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. has hired three Hartford area subcontractors to create a worker retraining organization to prevent aerospace talent from abandoning Connecticut and western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

    2. Packaging Solutions Holdings Acquires Excel Pac

      Explore sacbee.com (Mar 2 2011)

      The company has an in-house graphic design process from start-to-finish and in-house metallization and coating processes to achieve precise outcomes. With manufacturing locations in Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Quebec, the company's proprietary trade secrets and knowledge in tandem-head extrusion laminating allows it to duplicate the properties of complicated multi-layer film structures in a one-pass lamination operation. (Read Full Article)

    3. Shining Examples

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 1 2011)

      Shining Examples They have names like ‘kaleidoscope,’ ‘lens crackle,’ ‘pillars of light,’ and ‘blinking dots.’ These are holographic originations, or multi-dimensional patterns, created at Hazen Paper in Holyoke and used in packaging and promotional products ranging from golf-ball boxes to the cover of a ‘75th birthday’ Elvis CD. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    4. Fabricating a Comeback

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 1 2011)

      Fabricating a Comeback Baystate is a pure job shop, said Fernandez, adding that it makes cabinetry and related components for everything from television transmitters to the diagnostic equipment used for motor-vehicle inspections, to first-response vehicles positioned on the flight decks of aircraft carriers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Springfield   United Bank

    5. Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News Scuderi Group, the West Springfield company that is developing a new internal combustion engine, said today that it is opening an Asian headquarters in Japan’s automotive center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    6. West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ...

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ... The other huge project that got started in 2010 was the mammoth expansion of CSX’s freight yard, a project which Gibson put at $10 million. “That will definitely lead to a rejuvenation of our Main Street-Union Street corridor and hopefully lead to future development in the area of the West Springfield trade center,” Gibson said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    7. Innovators hold key place in region

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 12 2011)

      Innovators hold key place in region The Economic Development Council and its partners will continue to work hard this year to identify the innovators in our region and help them find the resources they need to succeed. There is never a better or worse time to encourage new ideas. Very often, it is during the slower economic times that innovators choose to strike out on their own to prove the validity of a new idea or process or product. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    8. Springfield City Council approves tax incentives for Smith & Wesson

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 7 2011)

      Springfield City Council approves tax incentives for Smith & Wesson “It’s a big win for the city - 225 jobs and $14 million (in investments) this year alone,” said John D. Judge, the city’s chief development officer. “It’s setting the stage for bigger and better things from Smith & Wesson.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

    9. E Ink of South Hadley is the secret behind the success of the Nook and Kindle E-readers

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2011)

      E Ink of South Hadley is the secret behind the success of the Nook and Kindle E-readers Inside a quiet brick-and-glass manufacturing plant in the industrial area of South Hadley Falls, big change is happening – so big that it boggles the imagination. E Ink, as the company is called, makes all the electronic display screens for Kindle. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   IntelliCoat

    10. Manufacturing News Northeast – December 2010 : NTMA Creates NTMA Manufacturing Technology Award Program For Members

      Explore virtualonlineeditions.com (Feb 3 2011)

      The second award for 2010was presented to Hoppe Tool, Chicopee, MA.Hoppe received the award for its innovative implementation of on machine, in-cycle inspection through the use of PCDMIS, a product of HexagonMetrology. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Hoppe Tool

    11. Springfield City Council committees support Smith & Wesson tax incentives

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 31 2011)

      Springfield City Council committees support Smith & Wesson tax incentives Under the special tax agreement, Smith & Wesson would realize property tax savings totaling up to $600,000 over a five-year period in exchange for carrying through on plans to create at least 225 new jobs at its Roosevelt Avenue plant. The company currently has 882 full-time employees. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

    12. IndustryWeek : Manufacturers Are Redefining Themselves

      Explore IndustryWeek (Jan 26 2011)

      IndustryWeek : Manufacturers Are Redefining Themselves Hoppe Technologies underwent a considerable refocus along the way, shifting from the production of smaller, simple parts to more complex designs and, ultimately, advanced subsystems for companies such as Goodrich Engine Controls, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hoppe Technologies

    13. General Dynamics Gets Navy Contract, To Create 500 Jobs In Massachusetts

      Explore The Gov Monitor (Jan 24 2011)

      “This is a great victory for General Dynamics, for Pittsfield and for the Commonwealth. Senator Kerry and Mayor Ruberto were strong allies, and the Obama Administration came through once again for jobs and opportunity,” said Governor Patrick. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   General Dynamics   Congressman John W. Olver

    14. Photonics Industry Roundtable

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 18 2011)

      The EDC organized our first industry sector roundtable discussion of 2011 last week. As usual, we worked with an industry partner and we would like to thank Terry VanderWert from Prima North America for hosting the roundtable and providing a tour of Prima’s state-of-the-art laser production facility. Eight photonics industry representatives joined EDC staff and Mike Vedovelli, Regional Director for the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. The session was timely as the EDC will participate in a lead generation mission at Photonics West, the major photonics industry trade show in the U.S., next week. The photonics executives noted ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    15. Scuderi engine to report savings - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Hoping to spark a revolution in how internal combustion engines are designed, the Scuderi Group is set to announce today that laboratory simulation tests have shown their "split cycle" engine consumes up to 36 percent less fuel than a conventional engine when running the same course in a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier. The company, which has raised nearly $65 million from investors, has received interest in its innovative engine design from Honda, Peugeot, Daimler and Fiat, according to published reports. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Scuderi Group

    16. Pratt & Whitney president David Hess foresees creating 'hundreds of jobs' at Connecticut plants

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Pratt & Whitney president David Hess foresees creating 'hundreds of jobs' at Connecticut plants This upsurge in hiring, Hess said, is a direct result of Pratt’s necessary transformation over the last 13 years from a Connecticut-and U.S.-based supplier to a global company with operations all over the world. To succeed, Hess stressed, businesses must - and Pratt has -concentrated on “high-value, high-knowledge work with a major technology component.” Also, he said, “We must recognize that low-value, low-knowledge work would leave high-cost places and probably never come back.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    17. Springfield City Council considers tax relief for Smith & Wesson in exchange for jobs, investment | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 10 2011)

      SPRINGFIELD – The City Council will consider approving a five-year, special tax incentive agreement with Smith & Wesson that could save the company up to $600,000 in exchange for the company’s guarantees to add 225 manufacturing jobs and invest millions of dollars into its plant. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield City Council   Springfield

    18. Kollmorgen's King Street site on sale for $4 million

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 7 2011)

      Kollmorgen's King Street site on sale for $4 million The 5-acre parcel is now the free space in a game of real estate checkers that the city hopes will result in new business growth and jobs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Colvest Group   Northampton   The Republican

    19. Lenox company invests $60 million in its East Longmeadow saw and tool manufacturing plant

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 3 2011)

      Lenox company invests $60 million in its East Longmeadow saw and tool manufacturing plant Every few steps on a tour of Lenox’s sprawling saw and tool factory in East Longmeadow, director of manufacturing Stephen P. Dodge stops to point out an empty piece of floor where a new piece of equipment will soon be installed. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    20. Defense industry jobs are critical to Western Massachusetts economy but often overlooked

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 3 2011)

      Defense industry jobs are critical to Western Massachusetts economy but often overlooked Even as the overall economy has struggled in the face of two recessions and fundamental industry shifts, defense has surged ahead. Total defense related economic activity in Massachusetts has increased 146 percent in less than a decade, from $10.6 billion in 2001 to $26 billion in 2009. During that same period, the number of employees supported by the defense sector has grown by nearly 50,000 jobs - an increase of more than 70 percent. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Chicopee

    21. Kollmorgen Puts King Street Parcel on the Block

      Explore Northampton MA News (Jan 2 2011)

      Kollmorgen Puts King Street Parcel on the Block Last Tuesday’s listing of the King Street property – where the company makes periscopes, optical and imaging equipment for the U.S. Navy and other countries – came one day before the U.S. Department of Defense made a major announcement that signals good times ahead for the 195-year-old company. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    22. Some bright spots for local business in a year dominated by unemployment, a struggling housing market and ...

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 27 2010)

      Some bright spots for local business in a year dominated by unemployment, a struggling housing market and ... High Speed computers, green energy and high-tech manufacturing provided bright spots this year when too often the business news was dominated by a struggling housing and labor markets and a lingering national recession. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   MassMutual Center

    23. Paper mill bounces back - Berkshire Eagle Online

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Dec 25 2010)

      Paper mill bounces back - Berkshire Eagle Online Last month, the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development honored Onyx as its top performer for job retention and expansion this year in Western Massachusetts, an award well deserved according to state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli. "I call Onyx a rags-to-riches story," said Pignatelli. Onyx Specialty Papers has bucked a trend in Lee that began three years ago, when MeadWestvaco began the exodus of paper mill jobs from the once mostly blue-collar town. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development

    24. Ships deal a go - Berkshire Eagle Online

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Dec 23 2010)

      Ships deal a go - Berkshire Eagle Online General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems expects to add 500 or more jobs at its Pittsfield plant over the next five years to handle a U.S. Navy contract for 10 specialized combat ships. "This is a landmark day for the city of Pittsfield. I could not be happier," Mayor James M. Ruberto told The Eagle on Wednesday. "The city is a beneficiary for having General Dynamics in it." "It's as about as good economic news as we could have wished for, and it's real," said state Sen. Benjamin Downing, D-Pittsfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   General Dynamics   John Kerry

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