COVID-19 • Preventative measures are necessary to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Virus and will have an impact on our programming. Specifically, any program with 25 or more participants will need to be postponed until after April 15, 2020.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Impact Survey

These are exceptionally difficult times for businesses experiencing the impact and uncertainty of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We would like to assist our business community by conducting this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Impact Survey. The impact data that you can provide is valuable to federal, state, and local leaders as they make resource response decisions. We will share this data with them.

Working together, we can help those who are helping us. Please complete this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Survey and share the link with other businesses and networks. It will be available to be taken until Wednesday, April 1, 2020.


Estos son tiempos excepcionalmente difíciles para las empresas que experimentan el impacto y la incertidumbre del Coronavirus (COVID-19). Nos gustaría ayudar a nuestra comunidad negociante mediante la realización de esta Encuesta de Impacto Comercial de Coronavirus (COVID-19). Los datos de esta, llegarán a los líderes federales, estatales y locales a medida que tomarán decisiones importantes sobre recursos en su comunidad y negocio. Compartiremos estos datos con ellos.

Tu cooperacion con esta encuesta nos ayudará a proveer mejor recursos. Complete esta encuesta de Coronavirus (COVID-19) y comparta el la encuesta con otras empresas y redes. Estará disponible hasta el miércoles 1ro de Abril del 2020.

Laura Swanson, Directora ejecutiva
The Enterprise Center

Haga clic aquí para completar nuestra encuesta

Advance Manufacturing

The diversity of the North Shore’s manufacturing companies surprises many. Medical devices, biotechnology, computers, semi-conductors, aerospace, life sciences and food processing companies all make their home here and, as the categories suggest, virtually all rely on advanced manufacturing techniques, defined as making extensive use of computer, high precision and information technologies. North Shore manufacturing is there; it is cutting edge.

Advanced manufacturing products are sophisticated and complex, requiring highly educated or skilled workers, and generating high wages and salaries. In addition to product companies, the area has cutting-edge engineering design firms plus many machine shops and small companies providing precise metal cutting for larger companies. We are lucky to have a strong manufacturing workforce and committed to ensuring so in the future.


  • Manufacturing companies in Essex County employ more than 47,000 people; 59 companies employ 100 people or more.
  • Compared to all other Massachusetts counties, manufacturers comprise a higher percentage of total businesses.
  • They generate $2.7 billion in annual revenues, with medical manufacturing companies generate the most revenue; 64 companies have more than $250,000 in revenues.
  • The average wage is $80,000 to $90,000, with opportunities for those with certificate or Associate degrees as well as college and post-graduate degrees,


  • Top manufacturing areas are medical, metal, food and electrical We have the engineers. We also have access to the universities that produce them.
  • We have the metal workers. The Manufacturing Consortium for Northeast Massachusetts provides training matched to the needs of area companies.
  • Many companies have international markets, making our easy access to Logan International Airport critical.
  • There is strong state support for manufacturing.


Analogic | Applied Materials | Axcelis | Bomco | Cell Signaling Technology | GE Aviation | New England Biolabs