Holden, Massachusetts

Alden offers a breadth and scope of services not typically found within one company.  Conceptual design, detailed design, biological/fisheries studies, analytical modeling, CFD, field measurements, physical modeling, precision flow meter calibrations, and field testing are all available.

Our Holden facility is situated on 32 acres and has over 150,000 square feet of enclosed space available for physical water and air models, fish testing flumes and basins and dedicated equipment for complex CFD simulations. Approximately twenty buildings are equipped with flow sources and control devices for conducting hydraulic modeling, fish testing, air/gas flow modeling, and numerous other types of flow testing. Fully equipped and staffed carpentry, machine and instrumentation shops provide rapid and efficient project support. Fixed facilities providing water flow and an inventory of movable flow-related equipment are located on the premises. 


Alden is conveniently located in central Massachusetts, roughly sixty minutes from airports in Boston, Providence, and Hartford.


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Hotel Accommodations

A variety of hotels are located within approximately fifteen minutes of Alden. Phone numbers and web sites are provided below for your convenience. When calling, mention Alden to get our corporate rate. Click on a link to go directly to our corporate rate page.


Hilton Garden Inn

35 Major Taylor Boulevard, Worcester, MA


Courtyard by Marriott 

72 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 


Residence Inn by Marriott  

503 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA




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The following airports are located about sixty minutes from Alden. Various types of limo/shuttle services and rental cars are available at each.

Boston BOS
Providence PVD
Hartford/Springfield BDL 
Manchester MHT