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NYC equity firm to buy Staples for $7B

Staples will go private by December as New York City private equity firm Sycamore Partners announced Wednesday evening plans to purchase the Framingham office supply retailer for $6.9 billion.

Worcester's 'American Hustle' building getting $26M revitalization

Grant Welker |

A $26 million redevelopment announced Wednesday will fill Worcester's Central Building with 55 residential units and ground-floor retail, with funding help from the city and multiple state agencies.

Quest acquiring Cape Cod Healthcare’s lab services

Quest Diagnostics announced Tuesday it will acquire Cape Cod Healthcare’s outreach laboratory services business for an undisclosed amount.

EcoTarium receives $600K in grants

The EcoTarium received a $600,000 grant to help it complete a phase of its strategic plan.

Roche cutting 75 Marlborough jobs

Roche Diagnostics will stop manufacturing in Marlborough by the fourth quarter and move production to other facilities in Europe and the U.S., the company confirmed Wednesday.

TechSandBox incubator closing in July

Laura Finaldi |

TechSandBox is closing its doors at the end of July due to a lack of sustainable funding, the Hopkinton incubator announced Tuesday afternoon.

Primetals selected for Ohio steel mill upgrades

Primetals Technologies will supply several technologies for an Ohio steel making facility as the plant undergoes a major expansion and upgrade.

Emuge partners with software solutions provider

Emuge Corp. has partnered with one of its collaborators to share technical data and best practices on machining applications and programs.

Web Industries looks towards 2nd European plant

With 14-percent sales growth last year, Marlborough-based Web Industries has invested heavily in equipment and facilities.

QCC signs airline mechanics agreement

Worcester area residents can become airplane mechanics through a new community college partnership in the works since 2012.

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