Textron expanding in Wilmington

Textron expanding in Wilmington

There are 7 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Jun 24, 2010, titled Textron expanding in Wilmington. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

Textron Defense Systems is planning a $75 million upgrade to its facilities on Lowell Street that will include the construction of two engineering and research buildings, which the town hopes will help support manufacturing contracts, as well as the addition of 300 new jobs.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Lowell Sun.



#1 Jun 24, 2010
I like this. Going foward and not looking for gov handout.
Good Luck Textron!

Sunnyvale, CA

#2 Jun 24, 2010
Huh? They got a $40m tax free bond. That's a handout
Great News

Leominster, MA

#3 Jun 24, 2010
Hand out? Who cares at this point lets hope it brings jobs to the area then we will discuss handouts in the color of green and not pinks slips.

Lowell, MA

#4 Jun 24, 2010
This is great news for Textron. Maybe they can power the new buildings with solar and wind technology. I wish them the best with their latest project.

Lowell, MA

#5 Jun 24, 2010
This has to be great news for some in Lowell because some Lowell people work there.

Burlington, MA

#6 Jun 24, 2010
I just love smart weapons. Not like those dumb weapons the bad guys use. Go team!!!
Oh Dear

San Diego, CA

#7 Aug 22, 2011
What a difference a year makes! Facility expansion at Wilmington has been postponed indefinately and the company has drastically reduced its employee headcount. Bad times for TDS in Wilmington.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Wilmington Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Trial set for three Haverhill cops accused of c... (Mar '11) Nov 16 Nonya buzness 2
Where is Melanie melanson (Aug '12) Nov 11 Crazy Horse 54
News Man, 60, charged with gas station robbery Nov 9 hammerhead 3
Psychic Judy from Billerica Nov 7 pugsley7 1
News Backtalk: 4/8/2010 (Apr '10) Oct '17 jeannashobavalley 5
Mass refuses to expose police corruption - just... (Jul '10) Oct '17 planthatdnaYO 13
News Maintain pressure (May '08) Aug '17 Berlin Betty 23

Wilmington Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Wilmington Mortgages