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Secretary of Housing and Economic Development to host roundtable discussion on textile industry competitiveness October 25

Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki will host a roundtable discussion with leaders from the textile industry, academia and the Natick Soldier Systems Center on Monday, October 25, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the:

UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center
151 Martine Street
Fall River, MA

This roundtable will be followed by the signing of a partnership between the Natick Soldier Systems Center and UMass Dartmouth's Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center to develop digital high-speed textile printing technology.

"We will utilize the roundtable to discuss ways we can collaborate to enhance the competitiveness of the Massachusetts textile industry and discuss opportunities to support further advances for this industry and others throughout the region,'' said ATMC Director Louis Petrovic. "Through our discussion, we hope to identify immediate opportunities to further support the Massachusetts textile manufacturing industry and related companies, lay the groundwork for continued public-private collaborations that will support job creation, and export growth and innovation in the months and years to come."

Author: "John Hoey [Contact]"
Date: 22-10-2010

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