1. Articles in category: Manufacturing

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    1. South Hadley takes step toward demolition of abandoned Texon mill building

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 24 2012)

      South Hadley takes step toward demolition of abandoned Texon mill building

      It’s a monument to the town’s once-thriving industry, but the historic Texon factory building on the banks of the Connecticut River has been vacant for twenty years, and it has become an eyesore in the Falls.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke

    2. State Encourages Young People to Consider Manufacturing Careers

      Explore AIM Business Insider (Oct 22 2012)

      State Encourages Young People to Consider Manufacturing Careers

      AMP it up!, developed as part of the Patrick administration’s Advanced Manufacturing Agenda, seeks to address a persistent shortage of qualified workers in key manufacturing industries. A recent state report card on manufacturing reported that upwards of 100,000 manufacturing jobs will need to be filled during the next several years.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment

    3. Resources for Small Business Owners and Manufacturers

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 18 2012)

      Presenters from Associated Industries of Massachusetts,
      MassDevelopment, Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (“MOITI”)
      and Mass MEP will describe new programs available to businesses in the
      Commonwealth on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 4:00 in the Clarion Hotel in
      Northampton.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Northampton

    4. A Swab For Every Job: SuperBrush

      Explore American Rifleman (Oct 17 2012)

      A Swab For Every Job: SuperBrush

      As an alternative, Super Brush LLC, has introduced products to be used instead of, or in conjunction with, traditional cleaning tools. Under the Springfield, Mass.-based company’s Swab-its brand, Bore-tips and Gun-tips use modern materials and innovative designs to make firearm cleaning easier and more efficient.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. Springfield City Council subcommittee approves tax incentives for 2 companies to move to city

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 9 2012)

      Officials from the companies – Holyoke-based Nash Manufacturing and Latino Food Distributors of West Springfield – met with the council’s Planning and Economic Development Committee to explain benefits the city would receive in exchange for tax breaks

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Holyoke

    6. Benchmark Carbide settles in at new Springfield location on Dwight Street

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 8 2012)

      Benchmark Carbide settles in at new Springfield location on Dwight Street

      Benchmark Carbide is feeling right at home on Dwight Street at its new, larger location, having grown itself from a three-person business 32 years ago to its current 33-member precision manufacturing workforce — and climbing.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    7. Spfld manufacturer moving downtown

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 3 2012)

      Spfld manufacturer moving downtown

      Benchmark Carbide Corporation has moved to Dwight Street downtown. The industrial tool manufacturer is relocating after it outgrew its longtime plant in East Springfield.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    8. Holyoke, Westfield projects get tax boost

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 1 2012)

      Holyoke, Westfield projects get tax boost

      Auferoth started Dirk Auferoth & Associates in 1996 soon after immigrating with his American-born wife. The company does architectural woodworking, manufacturing custom cabinetry and mill work for high-end residential and commercial properties. Right now, he is in 9,000 square feet of rented space at 642 South Summer St. He plans to buy 130,000 square feet of manufacturing space in what once was a clothing and hat factory at 532 Main St. Seven tenants will remain in the building with Auferoth’s company occupying 20,000 square feet of space.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Westfield

    9. Springfield's Smith & Wesson aiming high

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2012)

      Springfield's Smith & Wesson aiming high

      Smith & Wesson’s numbers are also looking strong. The company is now up to 1,200 employees, said Elizabeth A. Sharp, vice president for investor relations. That number doesn’t count a few hundred temporary workers at the site. Smith & Wesson hires production workers almost exclusively from the ranks of the temps on its site. Founded in Springfield in 1852, Smith & Wesson had just 600 employees in Springfield back in 2001.

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      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Westfield

    10. Massachusetts manufacturing future bright, but state needs to address growing skills gap | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 17 2012)

      Greg Bialecki, Gov. Deval Patrick’s economic affairs secretary, knows more work needs to be done to help bridge this training gap. He says state officials are launching two related initiatives aimed at boosting the manufacturing sectors in four key regions: the northeastern corner of the state, the South Coast, central Massachusetts, and western Massachusetts.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    11. Mass. officials look to bridge skills gap for manufacturing sector - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Sep 14 2012)

      Greg Bialecki, Gov. Deval Patrick’s economic affairs secretary, knows more work needs to be done to help bridge this training gap. He says state officials are launching two related initiatives aimed at boosting the manufacturing sectors in four key regions: the northeastern corner of the state, the South Coast, central Massachusetts, and western Massachusetts.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    12. Editorial: Smith & Wesson sales show company's strength

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 12 2012)

      Editorial: Smith & Wesson sales show company's strength

      Don’t believe anyone who tells you manufacturing in Western Massachusetts is dead.  Consider the soaring sales and earnings of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., Springfield’s iconic gun maker. The company garnered national attention in advance of Friday’s Wall Street rally when the gun maker’s stock shot up 18 percent before the market even opened.

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      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    13. Engine of Progress | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 11 2012)

      Engine of Progress | BusinessWest

      The promise of the Scuderi split-cycle engine, as it’s called, is that it could dramatically increase the efficiency of a machine — the internal-combustion engine — that has been notoriously resistant to such efforts in the more than 130 years since it was invented.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Scuderi Group

    14. Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray to tour Franklin County business sites

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 30 2012)

      Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray to tour Franklin County business sites

      According to Murray's schedule, he's expected to be at Rodney Hunt, 46 Mill St., at 11:15 a.m. for a facility tour and announcement about the company's expansion and growth. At 1:30 p.m., he's expected to tour Franklin County CDC headquarters at 324 Wells St.

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      Mentions:   Greenfield   Timothy P Murray

    15. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is important for Massachusetts business

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 27 2012)

      F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is important for Massachusetts business

      Tell Tool has invested $6 million in equipment and facilities upgrades in the hope that the Westfield company will soon be doing $10 million a year in business making fuel and hydraulic control manifolds for the next generation fighter jets.

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      Mentions:   Boeing   Chicopee   Westfield

    16. Western Massachusetts precision manufacturers get together to build industry

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 27 2012)

      Western Massachusetts precision manufacturers get together to build industry

      Michael F. Malone, vice chancellor of research and engagement at the University of Massachusetts, left the suit and tie back in Amherst.  After all, no one in a machine shop wears a tie, and that’s why Malone was in Westfield last week: to tour Peerless Precision Inc. and meet with people from the region’s precision manufacturing industry to discuss how UMass can help them, and how their ability to manufacture sophisticated parts down to tolerances smaller than a human hair can help the university.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Westfield

    17. More companies bring manufacturing back to US - Mass High Tech Business News

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      More companies bring manufacturing back to US - Mass High Tech Business News

      More companies bring manufacturing back to US

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    18. Hampden County employment board, precision manufacturers, to use $750000

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 6 2012)

      Hampden County employment board, precision manufacturers, to use $750000

      The Regional Employment Board of Hampden County and local precision manufacturers plan to use a $750,000 state grant to train 383 machinists over the next year.

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

    19. Baystate Metal Solutions | Fabrication

      Explore Baystate Metal Solutions (Jul 25 2012)

      Baystate Metal Solutions | Fabrication

      Baystate Metal Solutions recently received a new company sign from a Springfield-based student program at Putnam Vocational Technical High School. On hand for the installation were Springfield Mayor Dominick Sarno and Putnam Principal Gil Traverso.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    20. New Buy Mass Event Scheduled at Pratt & Whitney

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 24 2012)

      The EDC is pleased to join Associated Industries ofMassachusetts (“AIM”) and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (“MOBD”)in announcing our next “Buy Mass” event. This is our first out-of-state event.It will be hosted by Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford on August 9.

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

    21. Westfield Museum Inc. seeks to preserve and promote city's industrial past

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 20 2012)

      Westfield Museum Inc. seeks to preserve and promote city's industrial past

      The effort is to open a museum that features a static display of the city’s industrial past along with a living museum using the manufacturing operations of Westfield Whip Manufacturing Co., the city city’s last operating whip company which still resembles the 1890s manufacturing process.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Westfield

    22. MassBenchmarks: Manufacturing sector shed jobs in 2011 - Boston Business Journal

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      MassBenchmarks: Manufacturing sector shed jobs in 2011 - Boston Business Journal

      Manufacturing jobs may have actually declined in Massachusetts in 2011, according to MassBenchmarks, an organization of economists that tracks the state's economic activity.

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      Mentions:   Gregory P. Bialecki

    23. OnCore Manufacturing Springfield, Massachusetts Achieves AS9100C Certification

      Explore businesswire.com (Jul 17 2012)

      "Being AS9100C compliant at Springfield confirms our commitment to our aerospace and defense customers,” said Dan Perez, President and CEO of OnCore. "The continuous improvement of our Quality Management System is part of our customer commitment of providing complete solutions including total quality and regulatory compliance."

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    24. Gil Traverso, principal at Springfield Vocational High School, is on mission to reform role of school in training workforce

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 9 2012)

      Gil Traverso, principal at Springfield Vocational High School, is on mission to reform role of school in training workforce

      Putnam Vocational has been under fire recentlyfrom the manufacturing sector for its alleged inability to attract, retain and educate enough students to fill the growing skilled work force gap in precision manufacturing in the region.

      “I feel the school currently has the correct mix of trades for the community,” Traverso said, “but I do understand the concerns in the manufacturing sector. The conflict for me is that my job is to sustain credibility as a leader by ensuring equity across programs.

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      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

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