29 Nov '16, 8pm

Inside this Singapore tech giant's new smart manufacturing lab in Boston

Sargent said that ability is becoming more and more important as nearly every product company moves in to new realms of technology brought on by the internet of things. State and city officials hope she's right, and that Flex's presence in Boston will help turn the city into a center for the next wave of technological development. "Too many of our creative entrepreneurs, too many of our companies, needed to travel too far to figure out how to get a product to the shelf," Barros said at the opening event. "The presence of Flex in the local economy has solidified Boston and Massachusetts' place in the innovation economy." The state of Massachusetts provided $3 million in grants through the MassWorks Infrastructure Program to support the development of the space for Flex's needs. And the city contributed $300,000 in reduced payments in lieu of taxes.

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