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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
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
Todd Blount, president and CEO of Blount Fine Foods Corp., the maker of fine soups, sauces, entrees and sides based in Fall River and Warren, has been named winner in the Leadership & Strategy category of Providence Business News’ second annual Manufacturing Awards program. more
By 5 a.m. some mornings, Jessica Silver Wood is at Caliente Mexican Grill preparing fresh chicken and steak, as well as guacamole, salsa and salad dressing from scratch. more
As a partner at BlumShapiro in Providence, Monica A. Motta wears two hats. more
Mentors often act as sounding boards offering advice and direction with the expectation of getting very little in return. more
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