Archive | November, 2011

Going Great Guns

Going Great Guns

Troy Industries Has Growth, Diversification In Its Sights Steve Troy calls his venture, “the biggest company no one’s heard of.” And that’s largely due to his hard work to fly under the radar screen as he’s nurtured Troy Industries, a government contractor that designs, manufactures, and markets advanced small arms components and other products, into […]

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Lynn Ostrowski, director of Health Programs and Community Relations at Health New England

Stable Condition

The Employment Outlook Remains Strong in Health Care In many respects, the phrase ‘jobless recovery’ still applies to the landscape in Western Mass. But one key sector where that term doesn’t fit, or at least to the same degree, is health care. Indeed, shortages exist in many specialities, and hiring remains steady across the field. […]

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Mike Crowley, left, and Bob Schwarz

Center of Attention

Holyoke Project is a Study in Perseverance The concept initially came together nearly a decade ago. It was a unique and ambitious plan — to combine a transportation center with adult basic education programs and a childcare facility — but it made sense on many levels. So much so, that the Holyoke Transportation Center was […]

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Kate Vishnyakov

Doing Business in: East Longmeadow

Here, Shop Owners Help Foster Community Spirit Giuseppe “Pino” DeGuglielmo is a man who knows pizza. He joked that he loves food. “Take a look at me,” he laughed, holding his sides. He’s really not as wide as he thinks, though, and talking about the scope of his business, he said that he’s just one […]

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