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Industry Week: 50th Anniversary Special Edition

Consider the Lobster Trap

By Laura Putre

For IndustryWeek’s 50th anniversary issue, thinkers and doers shared their prophecies for manufacturing’s next 50 years. They had big predictions about where tech will take us, how work will change, and how what matters today might be very different in 2070.

Telegram & Gazette

Women of Riverdale Mills Build the Future of Manufacturing

By Susan Spencer - March 1, 2020

NORTHBRIDGE — The legacy of Rosie the Riveter lives on at Riverdale Mills Corp. in the form of 4-foot-10-inch, but hard-as-nails, Pricilla Jacques.

NPR Marketplace

U.S. Manufacturers are Adjusting Supply Chains Due to Coronavirus

By Sabri Ben-Achour and Rose Conlon - February 11, 2020

The Chinese government is urging people in areas less affected by the coronavirus outbreak to go back to work this week, telling farmers not to miss the spring planting season and asking large companies aim towards production targets.

Wire Journal International

Riverdale Mills: Partnering with Nature is a Key Part of its Business Plan

By Mark Marselli, Editor - December 2019

Power is essential to any manufacturer, and Riverdale Mills, a Massachusetts-based company, has long depended on the Blackstone River for a sizeable amount of what it needs to produce wire mesh fabric products for sectors that include marine, security, construction, and agriculture industries. Below, company CEO Jim Knott explains how tapping into hydropower, and other measures, has enabled the company to control its expenses while reducing its carbon footprint.

Worcester Business Journal

Riverdale CEO Leads Company into New Era of Manufacturing

By Zachary Comeau - August 6, 2019

Riverdale Mills CEO James Knott Jr. was given a leadership award from the National Association of Manufacturers this spring.

Fish Focus UK

Prestigious Award for Riverdale Mills CEO

By Commercial Fishing Staff Writer - July 4, 2019

Riverdale Mills CEO James M. Knott, Jr. has earned a 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The Awards honour organizations and individuals shaping the future of global manufacturing.

World Fence News

Wire Mesh Provides Spacious, Quality Environment for Containing Birds and Other Animals

By World Fence News Staff Writer - July 2019

Over the past three decades, enclosure systems from Michigan-based Corners Limited have kept thousands of critters alive and thriving across North America.

Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Newsletter

Riverdale Mills Celebrating 40 years of Excellence

By Beth Casoni - June 2019

Riverdale Mills Corporation will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2020. Earlier this year Beth Casoni sat down with Riverdale CEO Jim Knott, Jr. to discuss the challenges that lie ahead, the lessons he has learned, and the importance of his father’s legacy.

Fish Focus UK

Environmentally Friendly Shellfish Catching and Farming

By Fish Focus Aquaculture Staff Writer - June 11, 2019

A leading supplier of specialised wire mesh products for fishing and aquaculture reinforce their innovative products for marine applications.

Like most business sectors across the globe, the fishing industry is embracing low-impact and sustainable practices. As a result, shellfish farming of oysters, scallops and mussels has emerged as a significant aquaculture business on the coasts of many countries. This trend has encompassed Scotland and is being fueled in part by Aquamesh®, the most trusted wire mesh invented in New England.

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