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After sale to Digital First, Boston Herald will end Globe print deal
The Boston Herald will be printed in Rhode Island after its sale to Digital First Media, effectively taking away one of the Boston Globe’s biggest customers for its contract printing business at a time when the Globe is trying to build that business up.
The Herald's decision to print at the GateHouse Media-owned Providence Journal comes several months after Boston Globe Media transferred its printing presses from its longtime home in Dorchester to a new plant in Taunton. That switch caused several…
A123's energy storage tech will support Bay State Wind offshore project
The large-scale energy storage technology pioneered by A123 Systems Inc., a high-flying Massachusetts battery company that eventually went bankrupt, will now be integrated into the ambitious Bay State Wind project taking shape off the coast of Martha's Vineyard.
Bay State Wind announced Friday it will partner with Westborough-based NEC Energy Solutions, the business division that Japanese NEC Corp. created after it acquired A123's large-scale storage unit for $100 million in 2014, in order to develop…