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NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. – A local company is hoping to bring new jobs to the area by helping to build the controversial border wall along the border with Mexico.

Manufacturing Today

Profiles: Riverdale Mills

By Bianca Herron - April 17, 2017

Riverdale Mills Corporation manufactures more than 3,500 configurations of welded wire mesh for the marine, aquaculture, security, and construction and farming industries.

Blackstone Valley Xpress

Riverdale Mills At Home In A World Of Wire

By Rod Lee - April 14, 2017

There may be few throwbacks left to the Blackstone Valley’s glory days as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. But one of them—Riverdale Mills Corp. in Northbridge—is a 21st Century powerhouse.

By the time bidding closed Tuesday, there was no lack of companies competing to build the wall President Trump has proposed for the border between the U.S. and Mexico. In fact, by The Associated Press’ count, upwards of 200 organizations had expressed interest in designing and building it for Customs and Border Protection.

WBJournal.com

Riverdale Mills Seeks to Help Build Trump’s Border Fence

By Laura Finaldi - March 28, 2017

If President Donald Trump builds his proposed border wall, a Northbridge company wants to have a hand in it.

American Security Today

Riverdale Mills WireWall® Secures Borders & Embassies Worldwide

By Tammy Waitt - March 19, 2017

For over 30 years, Riverdale Mills Corporation has worked with security consultants and companies worldwide to ensure military bases, embassies, transit systems, airports and prisons are highly secure and well-protected.

Fishing News

Aquamesh®: The Galvanised After-Weld Difference

By Fishing News Staff Writer - February 23, 2017

Riverdale Mills has always been an ardent supporter of the lobster industry, providing industry insight for research and development, and creating products to help ensure the sustainability of the industry and the financial wellbeing of the fishermen. Riverdale’s welded wire marine mesh products are designed to do the same.

Voice of America (VOA)

Small US Company Bucks a Trend, Adding Manufacturing Jobs

By Jim Randle - February 13, 2017

NORTHBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — A rising tide of automation, trade problems and lagging growth in productivity has slashed millions of jobs from the U.S. manufacturing sector. At the same time, a small factory in Northbridge, Massachusetts, has been hiring, expanding and exporting.

Voice of America (VOA)

Lobstering Teaches Economic Lessons to Small Factory With Global Reach

By Jim Randle - February 9, 2017

A small U.S. manufacturing company is growing and hiring more people, in part because of lessons it learned from discovering revolutionary processes for making lobster traps and applying those skills to other projects, such as security fencing for the U.S. border with Mexico.

Voice of America (VOA)

Factory Boss Says Fishing Technology Could Improve Controversial US Border Wall

By Jim Randle - February 8, 2017

NORTHBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — A manufacturing company says skills and technology it developed making lobster traps could help save money on U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.