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MassEcon is proud to welcome new businesses to Massachusetts at our Seventh Annual Corporate Welcome Reception! This event brings together companies from diverse industries and regions who have chosen to make Massachusetts their new home.
Healthcare giant Baxter selected a ReadyMass 100 property in Cambridge for its new Global Biological Innovation and R&D center, and will be adding 400 employees from Illinois, California, and Europe.
Cathay Pacific Boston
Based in Hong Kong, with new service to and from Boston, Cathay Pacific Airways has won the “World’s Best Airline” award four times, more than any other airline, and has been inspiring travel and facilitating trade since 1946.
With headquarters in China, CNR-MA will be manufacturing railcars at a plant in Springfield with plans to employ 250 to 300.
Cohealo, which recently relocated its headquarters from Florida to Boston and added 21 jobs, has developed an innovative technology platform to streamline healthcare services, increase equipment utilization, and improve revenue, profit and patient care.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Norwood
Based in Norwood, Corbus Pharmaceuticals is a 7-person biopharmaceutical company which focuses on rare, life threatening chronic inflammatory diseases.
Sweden-based Cryptzone has moved its global headquarters to Waltham where it focuses on cyber-security solutions for more than 700 companies, including global enterprises and U.S. government agencies.
Driblet, a startup which tracks water related variables to empower people, business, organizations, and governments to save water and money, moved from Mexico to the Cambridge Innovation Center, and employs 6 people.
GE Healthcare Life Sciences Marlborough
GE Healthcare Life Sciences, which sells bioreactors, diagnostic tools, and other gear for biotech drug manufacturing, consolidated two NJ sites (bringing 50 employees) to create the U.S. headquarters in Marlborough, and is hiring 215 more.
Hainan Airlines Boston
The largest privately owned air transport company and the fourth largest airline in terms of fleet size in China, Hainan Airlines, offers non-stop flights between Boston’s Logan Airport and Beijing, China, with non-stop flights to Shanghai starting in June.
Denmark-based Jabra, a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of communications and audio solutions, relocated its North American headquarters from New Hampshire to Cross Point in Lowell and added more than 70 jobs.
Mohawk Fine Papers South Hadley
Founded in 1931, Mohawk Fine Papers, based in New York with facilities in Ohio, California, Washington and the Netherlands, and a women family-owned business, opened a South Hadley location, with plans to create 40 new jobs.
Downtown Crossing in Boston will be home to the first American store for retailer Primark which first opened its doors in Dublin in 1969 under the name Penneys and today operates in over 270 stores in nine countries in Europe.
Pulse Secure Westford
Pulse Secure has more than 200 patents related to secure access and mobile security and expanded from San Diego, California to Westford with 30 employees.
Schneider Electric Andover
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management in more than 100 countries, relocated its US headquarters from Illinois to Andover, and employs 750 in the Commonwealth.
Turkish Airlines Boston
Turkish Airlines, voted Europe’s best airline for the past three years, continued its global expansion with a gateway at Boston’s Logan International Airport with direct flights to Istanbul, Turkey’s Ataturk Airport.
Data protection and disaster recover company, unitrends, relocated its headquarters from Columbia, South Carolina to Burlington and added more than 50 employees to Massachusetts.
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