Manufacturing

Vermonters Step Up to Bolster Face Mask Supply

Vermonters Step Up to Bolster Face Mask Supply

Even before the Department of Health’s recommendation for everyone to wear face coverings when venturing outdoors, Vermont businesses and individual Vermonters have stepped up in a big way to ...
Vermont Companies Retool to Fight COVID-19

Vermont Companies Retool to Fight COVID-19

Vermont businesses know it takes a community to get through a challenge like the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’re stepping up and retooling operations to help as Vermont stems the coronavirus ...
Vermont Distilleries Make Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Vermont Distilleries Make Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Vermont’s distilleries are well known for their award-winning spirits, but as the state fights the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re switching gears and producing hand sanitizer instead. Smugglers’ ...
Maple Landmark, America’s “Local Toy Company,” Rooted in Family, Forest

Maple Landmark, America’s “Local Toy Company,” Rooted in Family, Forest

Mike Rainville, founder and owner of Maple Landmark, landed his first wholesale account at age 15, when a traveling salesman noticed the wooden tic tac toe boards Mike had for sale at the Lincoln
Makers Throughout Vermont Answer the PPE Call

Makers Throughout Vermont Answer the PPE Call

COVID-19 has created urgent need for personal protective equipment (PPE), and a resulting wave of creativity has been unleashed throughout Vermont as businesses, makerspaces, and individuals ...
Omega Optical Receives Vermont Training Program Grant

Omega Optical Receives Vermont Training Program Grant

Omega Optical, a southern Vermont-based manufacturer, has received a $9,000 Vermont Training Program (VTP) grant from the Vermont Department of Economic Development. For decades, Omega Optical
Super Thin Saws trains next generation of salespeople

Super Thin Saws trains next generation of salespeople

Super Thin Saws (STS), a tool manufacturer, recently received a grant totaling $39,839.75 from the Vermont Training Program (VTP). The funding from VTP will be used to help prepare the company