Health Care

Precision Coating launching Costa Rica plant

Sam Bonacci |

Hudson's Precision Coating is establishing its first manufacturing operations outside the U.S. with a new 14,000-square-foot plant in Costa Rica that will be up and running by the end of the month.

North Carolina company opens location in Webster

Sam Bonacci |

A North Carolina company specializing in fuel systems is expanding its presence in Massachusetts with a new facility in Webster.

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Contract accord reached with Worcester co. and 250 homecare workers


About 250 health care workers at Medical Resources Home Health Corp., based in Worcester, have reached a tentative agreement with company executives to boost wages, provide new training options and...

Debate ramps up over Healey's weapons crackdown


A letter from Gov. Charlie Baker to Attorney General Maura Healey has added to the debate around so-called copycat guns.

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Waters's stock leaps on Q2 sales, revenue growth

Sam Bonacci |

Milford's Waters Corp. has delivered sales and revenue growth that beat analysts' predictions and sent the stock leaping up nearly 10 percent in morning trading.

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Legalize fireworks in Massachusetts

Once again, I write to suggest the time has come for Massachusetts to join the rest of the country and legalize the use of consumer fireworks for its citizens. This is the second year New...

Dealing with OT's new rules

TIMOTHY MURPHY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Beginning on December 1, millions of American workers will be eligible for overtime, local lawyer Timothy Murphy

Massachusetts needs workforce housing

TIMOTHY C. SULLIVAN Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Computer science needs women

KRISTIN TICHENOR Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

State should put $10.5M toward Mass. Food Trust

TIMOTHY P. MURRAY & STEVE FISCHER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Top biomedical companies

Ranked by number of local employees

RankFirmNo. local employeesDescription
1Genzyme Corp., Framingham2,000Biotechnology
2Waters Corp., Milford1,400Analytical science
3Quest Diagnostics Inc., Marlborough1,200Diagnostics

Source: Each firm via survey

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