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Baker signs $623M life sciences bill

Zachary Comeau |

Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed a $623-million life sciences bond bill to provide funding for education, research and development and workforce training for the industry.

Mevion Medical closes $150M investment

Littleton imaging device company Mevion Medical Systems has closed on $150 million in financing primarily from a Chinese pharmaceutical investment firm and private equity investors.

Acacia Communications awaiting OK to resume business with sanctioned Chinese firm ZTE

Zachary Comeau |

Maynard telecommunications equipment manufacturer Acacia Communications has released its first public statement on ZTE Corp. since the Trump administration announced a $1.4-billion settlement.

Senate to take up clean energy acceleration

State House News Service |

Utilities would need to ramp up renewable energy purchases, the state could expand its support of offshore wind, and commercial solar endeavors would be freed from restrictions, under legislation the...

Maynard firm's largest customer allowed back into U.S. commerce after $1.4B settlement

Zachary Comeau |

Maynard telecommunications component manufacturer Acacia Communications opened Thursday's trading with a 4.25-percent gain after the U.S. announced a deal to allow its largest customer back into U.S.

Riverdale Mills: Steel tariffs hurting American companies, jobs, seafood

Zachary Comeau |

At least one Central Massachusetts company is anticipating scaling back its operations after President Donald Trump imposed a 25-percent tariff on steel imports last week.

Biostage appoints former BoA exec new president

Zachary Comeau |

A former Bank of America executive who helped the company secure millions in foreign investments has been named the new president of Biostage in Holliston.

Primetals copper mill to be installed in China

A copper rod mill manufactured in the Worcester location of metal product manufacturer Primetals will eventually find its way to China for the production of tough pitch copper.

Biostage names Chinese health care executive to board

Biostage has named another Chinese executive to its board of directors as it seeks to remake itself and explore new markets in different parts of the world.

U.S., China nearing deal to bring back Maynard firm's largest customer

Zachary Comeau |

According to a report from Reuters, the Trump Administration is nearing a deal to lift a ban on a Chinese telecommunication giant and the largest customer of Maynard-based Acacia Communications.

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