“Franklin gets it,” state Sen. Karen Spilka, D-Ashland, said. “It knows what it’s doing and it knows what businesses need.”
She and state Rep. James Vallee, D-Franklin, spoke at the 2 ½ hour session.
The summit was held at Tegra Medical in Forge Park, one of Franklin’s three touted industrial parks, meant to accommodate businesses while balancing residential needs.
Jones said that high technology and biotechnology businesses, like those Franklin has begun to attract, have job openings, but that most applicants are not qualified to do the jobs.
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Prior economic development summit info
Franklin wants your business!
Franklin Wants Your Business - 2012