We owe our Thanks

We Owe Our Thanks for Your Contributions

On behalf of the MassHire Workforce Boards, we would like to extend our gratitude and sincerest THANK YOU for your participation in Make it in Massachusetts: Future of Manufacturing Event.  It is because of your unwavering commitment to the advancement of our workforce system that we will produce the next generation of workforce. The bold, the daring and the free thinkers, who will bring Massachusetts to the forefront of manufacturing in America and drive economic advancement and prosperity across the globe.

A special thank you to Governor Charlie Baker and Secretary Peyser for their leadership and time to contribute messages regarding the importance of manufacturing in Massachusetts and the multitude of exciting careers that focus on innovation, advanced technologies and systems that will help to create a better world.

We recognize and thank all our key stakeholders including the MassHire Department of Career Services,  the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education,  the Executive office of Housing and Economic Development and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, Massachusetts manufacturing companies across the state and our public colleges and vocational schools for their constant support of career development training initiatives that  foster new talent pipelines for manufacturing industries.

Finally, we want to acknowledge the “Make it in Massachusetts” work team for their vision and creativity in putting together the Make it in Massachusetts Virtual Manufacturing Day event.  Kelley French, Jeff Roberge and Anthony Wilson representing the MassHire North Central Workforce Board, Jason Walker from REMAKE 4.0, and Adam Couturier, from the Quabbin Regional School District.

We hope to make this an annual event

The 'Make it in Massachusetts" team is looking forward to building upon this year's success given our short timelines in putting the event together.  We anticipate this being a yearly event and we want to thank the organizations who were able to offer material in such a short turnaround time. We will continue to work with all the great people across the state who want to be a part of this exciting endeavor and we can't wait for "Make it in Massachusetts" 2021!!!

State Advanced Manufacturing Consortiums

There are four advanced manufacturing consortiums across the state who have created revolutionary partnerships between employers, educators and workforce boards.  These consortia are designed to re-engineer the talent pipeline for advanced manufactures in Massachusetts.

We encourage educators, employers and other manufacturing affiliates to reach out to their local consortium.

REMAKE 4.0 Consortium  (Central, Massachusetts)

Kelley French, Deputy Director


MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board (Western Consortium)

David Cruise, Executive Director


Southeast Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative

Donna Ramos, Chief Operating Officer


North East Advanced Manufacturing Consortium

Brian Norris, Director