BUSINESS BRIEFS: EAW to Franklin, MassEcon Awards, Family Fest Coming


Above, 19 National Drive, new home of EAW.

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Eastern Acoustic Works Relocates to Franklin

Eastern Acoustic Works manufactures professional loudspeaker systems that help production and integration businesses deliver even, powerful sound to large audiences in challenging acoustic environments. EAW’s 45-year history of pioneering techniques and technology helped create the modern professional loudspeaker industry. According to Worcester Business Journal, EAW, currently located in Whitinsville, has announced plans to move its headquarters to a 56,725-square-foot facility at 19 National Drive in Franklin.

Firms Named Winners Of Team Massachusetts Impact Awards

MassEcon, the state’s private sector partner in promoting business growth in Massachusetts, has announced its 20th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Award winners, recognizing 14 companies for their outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy. The companies were selected on the basis of job growth, facility expansion and investment, community involvement, and commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity initiatives since January 1, 2023. The winners span from Greater Boston to Western Massachusetts, range in size and are drawn from technology, life sciences, transportation, fulfillment, behavioral health, manufacturing, beverage, and more. They will be honored at a ceremony on April 11, 2024, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, with Citizens as presenting sponsor. Winners from the immediate region include:

“This year’s winners have demonstrated their commitment to Massachusetts and they are powerful examples of the strength and range of successful companies that contribute to our economy,” said Lisa Murray, President of Citizens, Massachusetts. “Citizens is again proud to support MassEcon as it works tirelessly to help companies reach their full potential and to celebrate Massachusetts as the top destination for business.”







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Globe Composite Solutions


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Chamber of Commerce Family Fest & Home Show

Saturday, March 23, from 10-2. the place to be will by the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School, which happens to be where the Tri-County Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding their Family Fest & Home Show.

The Chamber promises `a fantastic array of activities lined up that everyone, young and old, will enjoy. For the kids, there's a variety of fun activities to keep them entertained. Meanwhile, adults can explore the offerings from 100 plus vendors, featuring a wide selection of products and services for your homes and businesses. Don't forget to join in on the fun by voting for your favorite Mac & Cheese! Keep an eye on this webpage, as we'll be updating it regularly with new and exciting additions to our event. Make sure to check back often to see what's new!

'Are you reliable, responsible and looking to volunteer at a fun event? Many volunteers are needed to make this community event successful. This is a perfect opportunity for students to get community service hours, a business to use as a team building opportunity or a perfect bonding day for a family.

'This interactive event gives businesses exciting opportunities to promote their products and services to families and other businesses. Direct face to face contact, allowing you to personalize your message based on customer’s needs and qualified, hot leads to follow up with after the event."

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