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Holiday Manufacturing Installs Electric Vehicle Chargers at Tripp St. Facility

August 20, 2021 (1:31 am EST)
Filed under: Business,Technology by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- Framingham based Holiday Manufacturing Inc., worked with Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK) a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services to deploy (5) fast IQ 200 Level 2 AC electric vehicle charging stations at Holiday's facility in Framingham.

The Blink IQ 200 chargers are the fastest Level 2 AC charging stations available, producing 80 amps of output, providing approximately 65 miles of charge in an hour. Operated on the Blink Network, they can charge any battery-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle.

Erik Simon, President of Holiday Manufacturing, commenting on the deployment said “We are pleased to offer the public and our staff access to EV charging with Blink’s IQ 200 chargers. We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment and deploying these state-of-the-art EV chargers at our facility is a significant step towards accomplishing that goal.”

Holiday Manufacturing is a family-owned bow and ribbon wholesaler headquartered at 4 Tripp Street, Framingham, MA. Holiday manufactures and sells the finest quality hand-made stock and custom decorative bows and ribbons for a variety of occasions. Primarily a manufacturer and wholesaler to the trades, Holiday also offers its products direct to consumers through their website at

For the installation of the charging stations, Holiday Manufacturing upgraded its electrical infrastructure to 100amp circuits for each charger, allowing it to provide up to 65 miles of range per 1 hour of charge, the fastest Level 2 charging on the market.

The purchase and installation of the chargers was made possible by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection along with Eversource which provided funding to support this deployment via the MassEVIP Workplace and Fleet Charging program, as well as the Eversource Make-Ready program.

“As we continue to grow our northeast market share, we are pleased that small businesses like Holiday Manufacturing understand that the future of transportation is all electric and have the foresight to deploy our IQ 200 EV charging stations” remarked Blink’s President Brendan Jones. “This agreement is a testament to the forward thinking of Holiday Manufacturing and its desire to lead by example by providing its employees and the general public with accessible EV charging."


Source: Blink Charging Co. press release.

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