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When Peter Crump and Matt Dempsey became business partners at Providence-based general-contracting firm Site Specific LLC back in 2007, the duo worked out of a basement with three employees for six months. Over the past seven years, things have certainly changed. more
Headquartered in Warwick, Automated Business Solutions, an office equipment provider and servicer, has been in business for more than 20 years. For a small business, that kind of staying power would be a testament to success in and of itself. But what is particularly impressive about ABS is the fact that despite a still-sluggish economy, it saw 36 percent growth from 2011 to 2013. more
These aren’t your average printers. more
Five-year-old Provdotnet LLC, which provides data-center solutions to Alex and Ani LLC, Atrion SMB and 7-Eleven, among others, is enjoying remarkable growth. By parlaying its expertise in data-center services, the company realized a nearly 300 percent increase in revenue from 2011 to 2013, with year-end 2013 revenue of $1.2 million. Provdotnet is continuing to see gains and expects sales of nearly $2 million in 2014, said Ron Sacks, CEO and managing partner. It’s a number that the firm is likely to see. A year ago, Sacks and company predicted 2013 revenue of between $1 million and $1.5 million. more
From its humble beginnings as a portable sawmill operation back in 1911, South Kingstown-based and family-owned Arnold Lumber Co. has grown into a $60 million operation boasting nearly 200 employees, four lumberyards, a masonry division, a kitchen center, a door shop, construction-lending division and a specialty commercial window division – Seaside Casual Furniture, which manufactures and distributes premium outdoor furniture throughout the United States and beyond. more
Groov-Pin Corp., a Smithfield-based precision manufacturer of industrial pins and threaded inserts, has put collaboration at the heart of its business model during the past few years, and the result has been almost a completely new company. more
For the ninth time, Providence Business News, in conjunction with the Best Companies Group, has announced the awardees of the Best Places To Work competition. Top honorees will be named in each of four size categories at an awards gala at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Thursday, June 12. more
Roughly 30 percent of Providence’s public school students are “chronically absent,” missing 18 or more days of school every year. That’s a huge problem, according to research that shows chronic absenteeism is a major predictor of whether a student will drop out before completing high school. more
Cheryl W. Snead, owner, president and CEO of Banneker Industries Inc. in North Smithfield, realized in the early 1990s that manufacturing was the company’s historic foundation, but no longer its greatest strength. more
An innovator and leader in the health care industry as well as a long-time executive at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center have been chosen as the top two honorees in the seventh annual Providence Business News Business Women Awards program. Joan L. Kwiatkowski, the CEO of CareLink and PACE of Rhode Island, is set to receive the award for career achievement, while Marie E. Bussiere, the combat systems department head at NUWC at Naval Station Newport will be honored as outstanding mentor. more
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