Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash, Administration and Finance Secretary Michael Heffernan, and U.S. Rep. Richard Neal are planning to join local officials at 10:30 a.m. Friday for the announcement.
With commitments from the state, city, and the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority, a project $3 million funding gap is reportedly now closed. Officials from all three agencies are now finalizing the legal documents and agreements.
Apex Resource Technologies, an injection molding company who found a particular niche in the medical devise manufacturing business, is just one example of the manufacturing that Massachusetts stills has, and wants to grow.
Secretary of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash joined state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier Tuesday to highlight the company's efforts with the presentation of the first annual Massachusetts Manufacturing Caucus Award.
High-tech equipment for the Berkshire Innovation Center has arrived.
"This is the first real showcase of the high-end equipment. The mission of the BIC is alive and well," said BCC Vice President for Workforce Development and Community Education William Mulholland.
The plans for the Berkshire Innovation Center have hit a number of financing snags.
On Tuesday, the City Council was informed that the city did not receive a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Agency which was eyed to improve the gateway to the William Stanley Business Park and the Berkshire Innovation Center. The news is on top of a still dormant funding gap for construction, penned at $3 million, which delayed construction.