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Velcro USA Hosts State Senators at its Somersworth, NH Facility

Velcro USA Hosts State Senators at its Somersworth, NH Facility

Velcro USA Somersworth Plant Manager Don Boulanger (left) describes a manufacturing process to NH State Senators Martha Fuller Clark (D-Portsmouth) and David Watters (D-Dover).
Velcro USA Somersworth Plant Manager Don Boulanger (left) describes a manufacturing process to NH State Senators Martha Fuller Clark (D-Portsmouth) and David Watters (D-Dover).

PHS client Velcro USA welcomed two seacoast-area state Senators to its Somersworth, NH facility today. Sen. Martha Fuller Clark (D-Portsmouth) and David Watters (D-Dover) met with company officials in their first visits to the plant and toured the massive, 430,000 square foot facility. Prior to the tour of the manufacturing areas, the two Senators gave their thoughts on the upcoming state budget negotiations and discussed ways the company can address workforce development challenges.

Both Senators were surprised with the depth and breadth of the company’s many innovative uses and applications for its hook and loop fastening technologies. As their tour was concluding, Sen. Fuller Clark remarked, “I’ll never look at Velcro (brand hook and loop) the same again!” Sen. Watters enthusiastically nodded in agreement.

PHS Brings BAE Systems into the Fold

PHS Brings BAE Systems into the Fold

Prospect Hill Strategies announced today it has signed BAE Systems as a client. PHS will provide the global defense and aerospace company with state and local government relations consulting and lobbying services in New Hampshire. BAE Systems is the state’s largest manufacturer and is one of the state’s largest employers with roughly 4500 workers spread… Continue Reading

Velcro USA Participates in Capitol Hill Press Conference on Industrial Energy Efficiency Legislation

Velcro USA Participates in Capitol Hill Press Conference on Industrial Energy Efficiency Legislation

PHS client Velcro USA joined U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) today at a press conference in the U.S. Capitol building unveiling legislation they introduced this afternoon aimed at helping manufacturers become more energy efficient. Senator Shaheen invited Velcro USA to participate because the company has established itself as a leader in… Continue Reading

Mayor Ted Gatsas Visits Velcro USA’s Manchester Campus

Mayor Ted Gatsas Visits Velcro USA’s Manchester Campus

Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (R) visited PHS client Velcro USA’s Manchester campus today to meet with company executives and get an update on the company’s operations and new products. During the visit, which included a tour of one of the company’s manufacturing facilities, Mayor Gatsas and company leaders discussed Velcro USA’s importance to the city… Continue Reading