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ofo report: Worcester bikes popular in morning, for long rides

Bike-sharing company ofo and its yellow bikes are apparently a hit in Worcester, according to an annual report from the China-based company.

Biostage's science perseveres through dire financial straits

Zachary Comeau |

What's it like to bring a company back to life after near bankruptcy? Jim McGorry, CEO of Holliston biotech Biostage, explains how the company never lost faith.

Aspen Aerogels wins patent case against Dutch reseller

Zachary Comeau |

Aspen Aerogels, a Northborough manufacturer of aerogel insulation for the energy infrastructure and building materials markets, announced Tuesday a series of judgments from a German court against a...

Beer bottle manufacturer to close Milford facility

Zachary Comeau |

Glass container manufacturer Ardagh Group announced Monday it will close its Milford production facility, which employs 250 people.

Primetals names new president and CEO of U.S. operation

Metal manufacturer Primetals Technologies on Wednesday named Yoshiharu Ikeda as its new president and CEO for the company's U.S. headquarters based in Worcester.

Tegra Medical expands sales to Europe

Franklin medical device contract manufacturer Tegra Medical has expanded its sales presence to Europe with a location in the U.K., the company announced Monday.

UMass Medical researchers conducting global research

Grant Welker |

Their work may not yield patents worth billions, but UMass Medical School researchers are conducting ambitious work trying to solve problems on the other side of the planet.

Fitchburg cutting manufacturer merges with Oregon firm

Zachary Comeau |

Cutting tool manufacturer Simonds International, based in Fitchburg, announced Thursday a merger with Oregon-based saw company Burton Saw.

Biostage closes $4.2M investment with Chinese group, Conn. hospital

Zachary Comeau |

Holliston-based Biostage announced Wednesday the closing of a $4.2-million private investment primarily with a Chinese investment group and a Connecticut children's hospital.

IPG Photonics acquires Canada-based laser equipment company

Zachary Comeau |

IPG Photonics Corp. has acquired a laser-based welding equipment maker, the Oxford laser equipment supplier announced Monday.

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