Opinion: Change Boston’s Manufacturing Strategy Or We’ll Miss Out On High-Paying Jobs

Opinion: Change Boston’s Manufacturing Strategy Or We’ll Miss Out On High-Paying Jobs

Image viaConnecticut Center for Advanced Manufacturing Many in government wrongly believe Boston can’t become a manufacturing hub

US manufacturing is not dead.

Intel announced plans to invest up to $100 billion in a chip plant in Ohio and $20 billion for a plant in Arizona. However, unlike other cities, Boston does not have an urban manufacturing strategy and continues to forgo these economic, workforce, and entrepreneurship opportunities.Our policy should be invent it here, build it here — we manufacture in Massachusetts what we invent in Massachusetts. Thus, we link the growing demand for white-collar innovation jobs with blue-collar manufacturing […]

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