"Many early-stage startup founders developing hardware products don't want to outsource jobs to places like China, but they don't know which local manufacturers are trusted and affordable.... We're seeing these startups leading the way on this. They don't want to go to China. They want to figure out how to do it here. It's a very exciting opportunity for startups in the Boston area to be a vanguard of that trend."
- Greentown Labs CEO and Executive Director Emily Reichert
- Help startups become more knowledgeable.
- Get more business for local manufacturers.
- Expose local manufacturers to more technologies.
- Bring more manufacturing jobs back to Massachusetts.