Barry Bluestone, a professor at Northeastern University, and Mayor Joseph Sullivan will share the findings of “Envision Braintree” at a community meeting Wednesday night.
If you think all manufacturing is dirty, greasy, noisy, and boring, think again.
“The jobs that we have in manufacturing are no longer those greasy, unsafe positions, but are the high-tech, clean, very safe jobs that have great growth potential,” said Steve Sawin, President and CEO of Operon Resources Management, a manufacturing staffing company that places Mount Wachusett students and graduates in medical manufacturing positions.
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The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new Manufacturing Roundtable Initiative aimed at supporting local manufacturers and recruiting new business to the region. The roundtable will involve Chamber of Commerce member manufacturers from 31 cities, as well as its 5 affiliate partners…“Manufacturing had been in sharp decline from the end of World War II to quite recently, but manufacturing is starting to come back in the state” said Barry Bluestone, Founding Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy.
The world’s leading maker of computer chips is closing its only factory in Massachusetts, eliminating up to 700 highpaying manufacturing jobs in one of the largest job cuts to hit the state in recent years.
Intel Corp. said on Thursday that its plant in Hudson is using outdated technology to make older generations of computer chips used in lowend applications, which do not generate as much profit as its higherend microprocessors that are used in PCs.
“The facility and the site do not meet the requirements that we need,” said Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy.