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Worcester CFO elected officer of hose association

The chief financial officer of Worcester fluid conveyance provider Omni Services was elected to an executive position of the national trade group Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution.

Built-Rite Tool leadership looking to transition

Craig Bovaird, owner of Built-Rite, spoke with the Worcester Business Journal about building a strong reputation, maintaining quality, recruiting for new positions and the senior management team and...

Fitchburg molding manufacturer to be acquired by NY firm

Innovative Designs, a Fitchburg manufacturer of injection molded products including trays, cups, and utensils for the catering industry, will be acquired by Fineline Settings of Middletown, N.Y.

Mass employers added more than 48K in first half of 2016


Massachusetts employers have added more than 48,000 jobs this year, tempering to some extent the concerns over global economic headwinds and sluggish growth in state tax revenues.

Cogmedix to manufacture hospital disinfection system

John McIntyre |

Worcester-based Cogmedix will manufacture a disinfecting system from Medizone International, Inc. that has been shown to reduce hospital-associated infections.

Central Mass. awarded $4M for manufacturing training

Sam Bonacci |

A consortium of community colleges has received a $4 million U.S. Department of Labor grant that will provide training for 400 people in advanced manufacturing Worcester, Middlesex and Essex counties.

MassMEP president steps aside after working towards specialization

John McIntyre |

As Jack Healy prepares to step down from his role at MassMEP, he reflects back on the changing nature of manufacturing in Massachusetts.

GE pioneers precision medicine in Marlborough

Laura Finaldi |

At its new Marlborough headquarters, GE Healthcare Life Sciences is focusing on developing the tools that can help produce personalized drugs.

Casting your ballot for the manufacturing industry

STEVE SAWIN Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Steve Sawin hopes that manufacturing and its growth get attention from voters and candidates.

Local manufacturers receive $1.3M in workforce development grants

Laura Finaldi |

Manufacturers in Central Massachusetts and the state's manufacturing industry organization headquartered in Worcester received about $1.3 million in Workforce Training Grant funds from the state, the...

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