National Manufacturing Day

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Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing continues to be the backbone of the U.S. economy and is extremely technology driven. The U.S. continues to be the world leader in innovation with the highest patent registrations in the world.  Watch this video to learn more about National Manufacturing Day.

​​​Lowell's Manufacturing sector is going strong! Lowell Manufacturers account for 24% of the Lowell's Top Employers (>100 employees). Lowell has experienced a "rebirth" in its manufacturing sector due to recent relocations and expansions of several manufacturers to Lowell. Combined, these companies are retaining a total of approx. 800 manufacturing jobs. Here are some prime examples:

Company Name
Address
In Lowell since
Total S.F.
Total # of jobs + planned new hires
Somerset Industries
137 Phoenix Ave
2015
48,000
40 + 20
Metrigraphics, LLC
1001 Pawtucket Blv.
2016
40,000
76 + 30
JABRA
900 Chelmsford St.
2015
20,000
100
AutoLiv
1001 Pawtucket Blv.
2014
50,000
100
Scheidt & Bachman
1001 Pawtucket Blv.
2016
72,000
115
M/A COM
100 Chelmsford St.
1997
283,000
373 + 47

To learn more why manufacturing is thriving in Lowell, watch this inspiring video on Plenus Group, the manufacturer of the famous "Boston Chowda" made here in Lowell, MA.

​This page will be updated with Lowell's National Manufacturing Day event calendar.