The tiny parts used in nanotechnology-based manufacturing have the potential to bring a big boost in jobs to the Bay State, sparking a manufacturing renaissance that brings to mind the heyday of the textile industry.
Allan Blair, EDC President and CEO, and Keith Parent, Chairman of the RTC Board of Directors, invite you to a presentation by the Commanding Officeer of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Paul Stewart, in Springfield on January 14. Commander Stewart will talk about the research conducted by the
Manufacturing in Western Massachusetts may not be the economic engine it once was, but there are recent indications the industry is poised for a resurgence. Take Smith & Wesson, for example. The Springfield-based handgun manufacturer, founded in 1852 by...
SPRINGFIELD - Smith & Wesson announced strong sales Thursday to police and civilian consumers and it remains hopeful of landing $500 million in firearm orders from the Army, Air Force and Special Forces Command.
The EDC is pleased that Qteros, a promising biofuels startup company with roots at the University of Massachusetts, announced that it is building a pilot plant at Westover Air Park in Chicopee. EDC and Westover Metropolitan Development Corporation President and CEO Allan Blair joined numerous dignit
PR Web (press release)Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant Under Construction in ChicopeePR Web (press release)Richard Neal, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki, Chicopee Mayor Michael Bissonnette, and Qteros CEO Bill Frey. ...and more »
WEST SPRINGFIELD - Band organ music chiming at Gate 4. Ferris wheel spinning against the sky. Farm animals being Zen-like despite the gawkers. Cream puffs, fried dough and other foods that laugh at "nutrition."
The EDC is enthused that our affiliated partner, Westover Metropolitan Development Corporation (“WMDC”), closed on the acquisition of 57 acres of land from the City of Chicopee yesterday. This acquisition is a key piece of WMDC’s new Air Park South development, which will ultimately assemble o
Mayor Michael D. Bissonnette and the Board of Assessors announced Thursday the city has generated more than $160,000 in revenue for the end of fiscal year 2009 through PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreements
Setting the standard for difficult turbine engine cylindrical and shaped hole-making processes, PRIMA North America LASERDYNE SYSTEMS announced that its fifth and latest follow-on order from a leading aerospace engine manufacturer incorporates innovative analyzing and reporting functions within the
bacterial pathogens most relevant to the military, with a particular focus on Acinetobacter. The sponsoring agency for this contract is the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The primary goal of the work funded by this Phase I STTR contract will be to ...
The largest manufacturing trade show on the East coast will take place at the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA this week. More than 600 exhibitors and an estimated 14,000 fellow attendees will gather for this event Tuesday through Thursday, May 19 through May 21. Explore bre