Central States Manufacturing Enjoys Good Year Among State's Top Private Companies by George Waldon Posted 5/21/2012 12:00 am Updated 5 years ago Central States Manufacturing Inc. of Lowell records a 25 percent increase in sales during 2011. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.