1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. Editorial: Smith & Wesson hones historic brand

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 21 2011)

      Sales of Springfield-made Smith & Wesson firearms are going great guns. And that’s great news for the iconic company, its employees – and the region’s longtime reputation as a place where premier products are made. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

    2. Springfield's Smith & Wesson completes move, takes aim at future

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 19 2011)

      Springfield's Smith & Wesson completes move, takes aim at future Back in 2001, Smith & Wesson had 600 employees in Springfield. Today, Smith & Wesson has 1,200 employees in Springfield and growing, Debney said. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. reported net sales of $92.2 million during the three months ending at the end of October, up 10.5 percent from the $83.5 million in net sales recorded during the same period in 2010. Sales were strong across all nearly all firearm products but were offset by a decline in hunting firearm sales, the company said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Coca-Cola

    3. Western New England University students showcase innovation

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 19 2011)

      Western New England University students showcase innovation For some of the students in the Product Innovation and Development class at Western New England University, inspiration came on the football field. For others it came on the factory floor of Lenox American Saw East Longmeadow or on a school-sponsored trip to hospitals in Guatemala. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   The Republican

    4. Northampton's Kollmorgen sold

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 13 2011)

      Northampton's Kollmorgen sold Defense contractor L-3 communications has bought Kollmorgen Electro-Optical from Danaher Corp. for $210 million. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican   Kollmorgen

    5. Smith & Wesson reports positive quarter

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 13 2011)

      Smith & Wesson reports positive quarter The good news didn’t count 159-year-old Smith & Wesson’s share of what was a record-setting Black Friday for the firearms business this year. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System processed an all-time high of 129,166 background checks for gun buyers on the Friday after Thanksgiving, marking an 88 percent increase over the number of background checks performed on Black Friday 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

    6. Edward Leyden of Ben Franklin Design and Manufacturing in Agawam is co-chairman of state manufacturing task force

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 11 2011)

      Edward Leyden of Ben Franklin Design and Manufacturing in Agawam is co-chairman of state manufacturing task force Edward T. Leyden, president of Ben Franklin Design and Manufacturing in Agawam, likes a lot of things about being the co-chairman of the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield Armory

    7. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Reports Operating Results (10-Q)

      Explore GuruFocus (Dec 8 2011)

      Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2011-10-31. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp has a market cap of $204.8 million; its shares were traded at around $3.17 with and P/S ratio of 0.5. This is the annual revenues and earnings per share of SWHC over the last 10 years. For detailed 10-year financial data and charts, go to 10-Year Financials of SWHC (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    8. Estimating Software Helps Fuel Manufacturing Initiatives With Colleges

      Explore PR Newswire (Dec 8 2011)

      Estimating Software Helps Fuel Manufacturing Initiatives With Colleges "Manufacturing initiatives, emerging at an increasing rate, indicate the growing concern to help bring more manufacturing jobs back to America. Without an actively growing job market, the future of U.S. manufacturing could remain on the decline. For more than a decade, manufacturers have also continued to experience a reduced pool of adequately skilled candidates from which to select for hire," states Jay Snow, Marketing Manager at MTI Systems, Inc. "Our manufacturing customers tell us, if colleges could take the initiative to train students on the software used by their manufacturing company, these new employees would be that much further ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    9. Defense contractor ITT Exelis employees in West Springfield facing untold number of layoffs in 2012

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 2 2011)

      Defense contractor ITT Exelis employees in West Springfield facing untold number of layoffs in 2012 Defense contractor ITT Exelis will be laying off an untold number of employees at the West Springfield, Virginia and California facilities in 2012. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    10. Patrick launches manufacturing collaborative

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Nov 28 2011)

      “Our administration is committed to preparing students and workers to compete and win in the 21st century global economy,” said Patrick. “The creation of the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative and the release of this new roadmap will help us grow jobs and opportunities in the manufacturing sector.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    11. Going Great Guns

      Explore BusinessWest (Nov 22 2011)

      Going Great Guns Steve Troy calls his venture, “the biggest company no one’s heard of.” And that’s largely due to his hard work to fly under the radar screen as he’s nurtured Troy Industries, a government contractor that designs, manufactures, and markets advanced small arms components and other products, into a diverse, cutting-edge company that will soon have 100 employees. But remaining anonymous is becoming increasingly difficult as this unique success story adds new and intriguing chapters. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield Armory   Springfield

    12. Cyalume Technologies and Nammo Talley, Inc. Announce Collaborative Relationship

      Explore GlobeNewswire (Nov 9 2011)

      Derek Dunaway, Cyalume president and CEO, stated, "The ability to work with Nammo Talley, a unit of an established international defense company, confirms my confidence in Cyalume's past achievements and growth prospects. We are pleased to collaborate by contributing our non-toxic, non-incendiary and non-dud producing payload to Nammo Talley's superior products." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    13. Navy lab may boost local businesses

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 27 2011)

      “We have companies who have developed vests that help autistic children deal with their conditions and some of those applications may be suitable for military, just to choose one example,” said Allan Blair, President and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke   Allan W. Blair

    14. Voices of the Valley: Chris Hoch, owner, National Fiber | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 16 2011)

      Voices of the Valley: Chris Hoch, owner, National Fiber | masslive.com There are certainly larger cellulose plants, but no plant has better equipment. We have our own tractors and drivers and we make almost all our deliveries ourselves. That is important because we are able to be where we want to be, exactly when the customer wants it. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    15. EDC Assesses Regional Competitiveness

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

        The EDC commissioned CWS Consulting Group to assess ten regional industry sectors for growth and investment potential. CWS used the western Mass section of a 2008 statewide study by Moran Stahl & Boyer commissioned by the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development (“MassEcon”) as its starting point and assessed changes and opportunities that have arisen since then. This study achieved two objectives for us. It addressed our competitiveness against a regional peer group and it helped us improve our understanding of the internal workings of the sectors as part of our Homefield Advantage program. The study identified regional competitive advantages in the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Homefield Advantage

    16. Do You Have What Mestek Wants?

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

      Do You Have What Mestek Wants? The EDC is pleased to join with Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to promote our second Buy Mass Day in western Mass. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Westfield

    17. Pioneer Valley machine shops get Massachusetts grant to train workers

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2011)

      Pioneer Valley machine shops get Massachusetts grant to train workers Bialecki, along with representatives of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County and area machine-shop operators, announced the grant Wednesday at Hoppe Technologies, a machine shop in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    18. United Technologies creates new division of Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2011)

      “It appears that the company wants to consolidate its position as a commercial aerospace market supplier, hence the exclusion of Sikorsky from this new group,” Pettibone said, referring to Sikorsky Aircraft. “With all the operations under one organization, the new aerospace unit should be able to offer significant packages of components – one-stop shopping, if you will – to manufacturers.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican   United Technologies

    19. Springfield's Titeflex is growing, especially to natural gas vehicles

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2011)

      Springfield's Titeflex is growing, especially to natural gas vehicles Hurt, like many manufactures, by the recession and slowdowns in the automotive industry, Titeflex is hiring again, a message company officials shared this week when they gave a tour to U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boeing   Springfield   The Republican

    20. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hails job creation at Northampton Coca-Cola plant

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2011)

      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hails job creation at Northampton Coca-Cola plant Patrick was among a chorus line of officials who cut the ribbon officially unveiling a $50 million expansion that has enabled the facility to produce and bottle a variety of cold-fill products and hire 100 people to do that work. When the plant began vying for the expansion several years ago, its goal was to create 40 jobs and invest $39.4 million in the project. It more than doubled both figures. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Coca-Cola   Northampton

    21. Cyalume Technologies to Exhibit at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition

      Explore MarketWatch.com (Sep 26 2011)

      Cyalume Technologies, Inc. /quotes/zigman/251739 CYLU +2.64% , the world leader in chemiluminescent technology, announced today that it will showcase its suite of chemical light products at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Exposition in Washington, DC, October 10-12, 2011. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    22. UMass nanotechnology center due to get grant for advanced solar panels, cell-phone touchscreens

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 13 2011)

      UMass nanotechnology center due to get grant for advanced solar panels, cell-phone touchscreens Researchers at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst who develop technologies on the scale of a human hair are in line for a major grant from the federally-funded National Science Foundation (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Mount Holyoke College   Amherst

    23. The Laser Show

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 13 2011)

      The Laser Show Hayden Corp. in West Springfield has been a model of industrial evolution since its founding nearly 90 years ago. This fourth-generation company started out serving the paper industry with machine components and later morphed into a metalizing specialist, applying coating that adds years to worn parts and equipment. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    24. On the Cutting Edge

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 13 2011)

      On the Cutting Edge Thorn manufactures instrumentation and implantable surgical devices for the spine, knee, and hip using state-of-the-art computer numeric-controlled machinery. It also does its own laser marking, using a laser to mark parts for customers, as well as a process called passivation, which cleans instruments and implants with citric acid to remove imperfections in stainless steel or titanium. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

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