Manufacturing News & Events

Manufacturing News & Events

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6.10.21

Massachusetts Announces the New Mass. Manufacturing Accelerate Program (MMAP)

The new MMAP program aims to co-invest in small- to medium-sized manufacturers to better prepare their businesses to meet the demands of ‘Industry 4.0,’ the innovation-driven production methods powered by smart technologies such as data analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, automation, and connected technologies to stay competitive.

9.28.21

The 2021 Massachusetts Manufacturing Mash-Up

The Mash-Up on Sept. 28th gave us an opportunity to get a jump start on celebrating manufacturing month. It was a fun day filled with engaging presentations, captivating exhibits, award ceremonies, and networking in an amazing venue, Polar Park in Worcester, MA. 

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10.01.21 

Celebrating Massachusetts Manufacturing Month

Manufacturing Month in Massachusetts is here! Check out our curated resources that highlight the Manufacturing Ecosystem in Massachusetts. 

Celebrate Manufacturing Month

 

 

News

Festo opens development centre in Boston, USA

By: Anna

Automation specialist Festo has officially opened its first development centre for components and automation solutions specifically for the life science market in Boston.  The aim of the newly opened TEC Boston is to develop innovative products together with renowned medical and laboratory equipment manufacturers in the immediate vicinity.

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For the Manufacturing Industry, School is in Session

By: Adina Solomon

Manufacturing will need nearly 3.5 million manufacturing workers by 2025, but it's projected that 2 million of those jobs will go unfilled due to a proficiency gap.More and more, schools and companies have stepped in to attract students to manufacturing and teach necessary skills, including 3D printing.

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PTC Offers ThingWorx Starter Kit to Massachusetts Manufacturers

PTC announced a new collaboration with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to support local manufacturing in the state. As part of this collaboration, PTC will offer small and medium sized manufacturers (SMMs) the opportunity to receive a free, one-year license of PTC’s ThingWorx Industrial Innovation Platform, which helps organizations capitalize on the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and transform their operations.

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Since its Leominster move, AIS profits up 20% with 175 new jobs

Leominster manufacturer of office furniture AIS is sponsoring an exhibit at the Fitchburg Art Museum called Interior Effects: Furniture in Contemporary Art. In an interview with WBJ, CEO Bruce Platzman spoke about the importance of New England's history of furniture manufacturing, Manufacturing Month and plans for the company's future.

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