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Manufacturers look to avoid layoffs as Trump's tariffs eat into their bottom line

Zachary Comeau |

The impacts of tariffs have been swift and immediate for Central Massachusetts manufacturers, who are seeing raw material costs spike while they remain locked in deals for goods.

Say nice things about Trump

Personally, I find the way Trump conducts himself to be shameful, and his policies are mean-spirited and self-serving; but as professional journalists, we need to understand both sides and tell our...

ReWalk, Harvard add a year to research agreement

Marlborough medical device manufacturer ReWalk Robotic’s research agreement with Harvard University’s Wyss Institute has been extended one year to 2022.

MathWorks donates $3M for education for women, children

Natick-based software developer MathWorks has donated $3 million to an organization to boost initiatives focused on educational opportunities for women and children.

New CEO at Sudbury manufacturer anticipates strong 2019

Jerry Rex, formerly the president of Sudbury-based Methods Machine Tools, has taken on the additional role of CEO, the company announced last week.

Court fines Sinovel $1.5M for AMSC theft

Zachary Comeau |

A Chinese wind turbine manufacturer has been fined $1.5 million by a U.S. federal court for stealing trade secrets from Ayer-based AMSC.

The Power 50: F. Javier Cevallos

Framingham State's student body is 95-percent Massachusetts residents, and most of those are from a short drive from its campus.

The Power 50: Dinesh Wadhwani

What started as a late-night college dorm room conversation nine years ago at Babson has blossomed into one of the industry giants in efficient-lighting technology.

The Power 50: Daniel McGahn

McGahn has taken the company once called American Superconductor through an international crisis and nearly brought it out clean on the other side.

The Power 50: Kevin O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan is something of a godfather for the biomanufacturing surge in Worcester, having run the MBI incubator for 33 years and playing an active role in Worcester redevelopment efforts through the...

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