Startups

New mask-making venture launches out of Avail Vapor HQ

Taking over part of an e-cigarette manufacturing facility in Chesterfield, a medical supply startup has launched a plan to make a sizable dent in the nation’s supply of medical face masks.

Local food brands launch new products

Undeterred by the coronavirus pandemic, a local gelato and snack maker are expanding their offerings and hoping to gain more traction in a competitive, unpredictable time for companies vying for space on grocery shelves.

Ashland startup space expands its offerings

There’s a new startup accelerator in town, one hoping to carve out its niche in the energy sectors and on the hunt for its inaugural class of participants.