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DCU Center to host advanced manufacturing summit

Laura Finaldi |

The commonwealth of Massachusetts and MassDevelopment are co-hosting an advanced manufacturing summit next week at Worcester's DCU Center.

Local manufacturers receive $800K in training grants

Laura Finaldi |

Central Massachusetts companies and a Worcester industry organization received just over $800,000 in funds from a state workforce development fund to train existing workers and develop new jobs.

Riverdale Mills achieves 40% growth, looks for more

If you enjoyed a nice juicy lobster at any point this past summer, you might have Riverdale Mills to thank. The Northbridge company is one of the largest manufacturers of welded wire mesh in the...

WBDC to develop 500K sq. ft. Worcester biomanuacturing facility

Sam Bonacci |

The Baker Administration has selected the Worcester Business Development Corp. to redevelop 44 acres of land on the former Worcester State Hospital Campus into a biomanufacturing facility that could...

Devens jobs grow by 1,000


Jobs and wages at Devens have continued their steady climb since 2012 showing a 55 percent increase in employment and an 89 percent spike in total wages over the past four years.

Vibram to upgrade N. Brookfield innovation facility

Laura Finaldi |

This year marks 100 years of U.S. manufacturing for high-performance soles maker Vibram, and the beginning of a five-year, multimillion dollar campaign that will support innovation for the next 100...

Industrial Packaging eyes 45% growth

Industrial Packaging has a lofty goal of increasing its top line revenue by 45 percent by 2020 -- a goal it says is doable as long as it continually evaluates its products and services.

Mount Wachusett opens doors to displaced ITT Tech students

Sam Bonacci |

The abrupt closure of all 137 campuses of the ITT Technical Institute has left approximately 35,000 students out in the cold, and Mount Wachusett Community College has announced it will work with...

Wormtown to expand, double brewing capacity

Sam Bonacci |

A newly minted agreement will have Wormtown Brewery’s capacity more than double to 50,000 barrels of beer a year through a 14,000 square foot expansion at its 72 Shrewsbury St. location in...

Westborough manufacturer acquires NH co.

Laura Finaldi |

Argential, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Westborough-based specialty chemical manufacturer MicroChem Corp., has acquired a New Hampshire materials supplier and will move all operations to...

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