Made In Mass.

Cape Cod Potato Chips
Cape Cod Potato Chips
Cape Cod Potato Chips - Starting as a small storefront in 1980, Cape Cod Potato Chips now hosts more than 250,000 visitors to its factory every year. (Photo from Cape Cod Potato Chips)
Lycos, Inc
Lycos, Inc
Lycos, Inc – Lycos began as a search engine and grew into a network of social media communities including Hotbot.com, Tripod.com, Angelfire.com, Gamesville.com, Lycos Mail and WhoWhere.com. (CBS)
Converse
Converse
Converse - The Converse factory in Malden was making tires before they became famous for sneakers. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Dancing Deer Bakery
Dancing Deer Bakery
Dancing Deer Bakery - This local bakery gained national recognition after being visited by a Hollywood food writer. (AP)
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts - In 1950, Bill Rosenberg opened the first Dunkin' Donuts shop in Quincy, Massachusetts. At the end of 2008, there were 8,835 Dunkin' Donuts stores worldwide, serving 3 million customers a day. (AP)
Malden Mills
Malden Mills
Malden Mills - Inventor of Polarfleece fabric, Malden Mills provided clothing for the U.S. Winter Olympics team in the 1980s and the uniforms for the US Army in World War I & II. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
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Marshmallow Fluff
Marshmallow Fluff - Produced by Durkee-Mower in Lynn, this company started with just two partners making fluff in their kitchen and selling it door to door. (WBZ)
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Parker Brothers
Parker Brothers
Parker Brothers - A subsidiary of Hasbro, their plant in East Longmeadow manufactures the wildly popular Monopoly game along with other board games and toys. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
St. Pierre Manufacturing
St. Pierre Manufacturing
St Pierre Manufacturing - Best known for specially forged horse shoes, this Worcester based company also makes industrial chains and fire ladders. (AP)
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Brigham's Ice Cream
Brigham’s Ice Cream – Brigham’s celebrated 90 years of business in 2004. During the great depression, Brigham’s retained all of its employees. (AP)
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Photo Credit: Nantucket Beach Chairs Co.
Nantucket Beach Chairs
Nantucket Beach Chairs - This Nantucket company once showcased a special 'Deval Patrick' embroidered ultimate beach chair at the State House. (Photo from Nantucket Beach Chairs Co.)
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Necco
Necco - This Revere based multi-line confection company, is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. (Photo from Necco)
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Papa Gino's
Papa Gino's
Papa Gino’s - Started in 1961 as a single pizzeria, 'Piece O' Pizza' in East Boston. (CBS)
Teddie Peanut Butter
Teddie Peanut Butter
Teddie Peanut Butter - Operated by the Leavitt Corporation, this Boston company continues to be family owned and run since 1924. (WBZ)
Polar Beverages
Polar Beverages
Polar Beverages - Based in Worcester, Polar is the largest independent soft drink bottler in the U.S. (photo from Polar Beverages)
Cape Cod Salt Water Taffy
Cape Cod Salt Water Taffy
Cape Cod Salt Water Taffy - Visitors to the Cape Cod Salt Water Taffy kitchen can watch candy makers create the classic confection and even take home a fresh sample. (CBS)
Schylling Toys
Schylling Toys
Schylling Toys - Based in Rowley Mass, Schylling has been making classic children's toys for over 30 years. (CBS)
Staples
Staples
Staples – Staples received much of its start up capital from Bain Capital, the company founded by Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (AP)
Stride Rite
Stride Rite
Stride Rite - With its corporate headquarters in Lexington, Stride Rite has been named one of the '100 Best Places To Work In Boston' by the Boston Globe. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)
TJX Companies Inc.
TJX Companies Inc.
TJX Companies Inc.- If the letters seem familiar, that's because this Framingham based retailer is the company behind popular stores like TJ Maxx, Marshalls and AJ Wright. (AP)
Welch's
Welch's
Welch's - Produces a wide range of juices, jellies and Jams. Headquarters is in Concord, Massachusetts, the birthplace of the Concord grape. (AP)
Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle - With their main production facilities in Massachusetts, Yankee Candle got started with an improvised Christmas gift. (CBS)
Zildjan
Zildjan
Zildjian - Now operating out of Norwell Mass, Zildjian is one of the oldest family owned businesses in the world, making cymbals since 1623. (Photo from Zildjan)

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One Comment

  1. jim says:

    Who did the research converse is owned by nike with no plants in mass. or the usa.

  2. cc says:

    WOW is there an editor for these things? Friendly’s is out of Springfield not Worcester. Schylling Toys is in Rowley, no such town as Rowling.

    1. dc says:

      If you read the friendly’s description, it says it BEGAN as a small ice cream shop in Worcester

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