Massachusetts manufacturing

New England News
1:32 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Study Addresses Manufacturing Climate in Berkshires

Daniel Hodge, Director of Economic and Public Policy Research at the UMass Donahue Institute, explains the study's findings to Berkshire County leaders.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

A study released today in Pittsfield, Massachusetts identifies manufacturing growth opportunities for a region that has seen job loss in the sector since the 1980s.

The Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporation, or PERC, joined with the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in its Berkshire Advanced Manufacturing Study. PERC’s President Jay Anderson says the $70,000 study didn’t produce anything earth shattering.

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