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IPG plans $17M British manufacturing expansion

Oxford fiber laser manufacturer IPG Photonics will invest nearly $17 million to open a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing center in Coventry, England.

Acacia: Little impact to Chinese company restrictions

Acacia Communications is complying with a federal order imposing restrictions on doing business with Chinese telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer.

CCC holds off on approving Sira Naturals' acquisition

Zachary Comeau |

The acquisition of Milford marijuana company Sira Naturals by a Canadian investment group will have to wait, as the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission opted to ask for additional information.

Report: TJX could take 15% hit from tariffs

Retailer TJX could see a 15% drop in earnings it if doesn't raise prices by 1.5% to make up for tariffs in the United States-China trade war, according to a new report.

Central Mass. stocks take hit as U.S.-China trade war escalates

Zachary Comeau |

Several publicly traded companies in Central Massachusetts saw their stock prices decline Monday as China announced retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods

E.L. Harvey & Sons scrambling amid new Chinese recycling standards

Grant Welker |

When Chinese firms virtually stopped buying recycled mixed paper from the United States, the effects didn't take long to become visible at E.L. Harvey & Sons' Westborough facility.

Monsoon Kitchens and its founder praised for growth potential

Zachary Comeau |

This year could be big for Swati Elavia and Monsoon Kitchens as her company zeros in on a new sales record.

FDA clears Psychemedics' hair test for fentanyl

Acton drug test manufacturer Psychemedics Corp. has begun marketing a hair test to detect fentanyl, a powerful opioid gaining a reputation for its role in drug overdoses.

Waters Corp. value down 15% as international sales slide

Zachary Comeau |

Shares of Milford lab equipment manufacturer Waters Corp. fell about 15% at the opening Tuesday.

Cummings School names Canadian veterinary school founder as dean

Zachary Comeau |

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton has named the founding dean of the University of Calgary veterinary program as its new dean.

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