House Speaker Robert DeLeo visited the New Balance headquarters in Brighton Wednesday, touring the facility and meeting with company chairman Jim Davis.
DeLeoís office posted photos from the visit to the Speakerís Facebook page Wednesday afternoon. One photo shows DeLeo and Rep. Michael Moran (D-Brighton) with Davis and another shot shows DeLeo and Davis sitting at a conference table.
According to DeLeo spokesman Seth Gitell, DeLeo was encouraged to see that New Balance, a company with an international market, is expanding in Massachusetts with a new Brighton facility.
Beside the Brighton offices, New Balance maintains a manufacturing plant in Lawrence.
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