in the middle of it all . . .

nichols-statueOne of REDO’s main focus is to build and strengthen regional community partnerships. We aim to provide the region with business opportunities and training programs to increase the knowledge and experience necessary to make wise and informed decisions, leading to a better business community. REDO is proud to offer partnerships with Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC), Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP), Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), and other businesses to provide access to training programs, and provide support to the Central Mass South region.

Upcoming Training Programs

REDO is sponsoring two FREE week-long training boot camps from July 6-10 and July 13-17, 2015 in Southbridge in order to better position applicants for jobs in the manufacturing industry. Learn industry-recognized skills and polish the credentials that manufacturing employers are looking for.

If you are interested in this program, you MUST attend one of the four orientation sessions below to qualify for the MACWIC Level 1 Training session in July. See the program description flyer.

Orientation Dates, Times & Locations

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 9AM, Bartlett High School, 52 Lake Parkway, Webster, MA

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 11AM, Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, 57 Old Muggett Hill Road, Charlton, MA

Thursday, May 19, 2015, 11AM, Tantasqua Regional High School, 318 Brookfield Road, Fiskdale, MA

Thursday, May 19, 2015, 1PM, Southbridge High School, 132 Torrey Road, Southbridge, MA

For questions or to save your space at any one of these sessions call 508-347-2761 or email

Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP)

100 Grove Street, Suite 108
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 831-7020

Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) believes that an innovative, successful manufacturing base is the key to higher paying jobs and a higher quality of life in the Commonwealth. In order to grow, manufacturers in Massachusetts and across the country need to achieve world-class performance in key Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) areas, including Systemic Continuous Improvement, Workforce Strategies, Sustainability, Technology Acceleration, and Global Supply Chain.

MassMEP has partnership agreements with several organizations in Massachusetts in order to reach a wider audience and provide a unique array of services to the manufacturing companies in the state. Quinsigamond Community College has partnered with MassMEP on promoting manufacturing education in Central Mass.

Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD)

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a wealth of strong businesses. REDO is a proud partner of the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD) and can help you identify everything you need to help your business succeed, including providing various federal and tax incentives, grant programs, business consultation and a variety of other programs that may be of benefit to your business. We are here to help you grow your business with strategic assistance including:

  • Finding the right financing for your business
  • Hiring a well-trained workforce
  • Programs through the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP)
  • Relocation permitting and regulations
  • Business consultation through the SCORE program
  • Real estate site selection

Learn more about how we can help your business thrive. To schedule a free consultation with MODB, contact Alexandra McNitt at 508-347-2761.