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Economic conditions are “generally improving” across New England’s First District as businesses expect “more of the same,” according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released this week. more
Aspen Aerogels Inc. received $2.75 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a windowpane technology that incorporates a transparent silica aerogel to provide insulation and condensation resistance. more
Manufacturing unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in May, helped by an increase in orders that signals U.S. factories are rebounding from an early-2016 slump. more
(Updated 3:02 p.m.) The Acushnet Co., owner of Titleist, FootJoy and Pinnacle, is getting ready for an initial public offering this fall, according to a Reuters report. more
Three Rhode Island companies made Forbes’ list of the world’s largest public companies in 2016: CVS Health Corp., Textron Inc. and Hasbro Inc. more
Tiffany & Co., the luxury jewelry retailer, posted first-quarter sales that missed analysts’ estimates, hurt by weak demand from tourists and domestic U.S. consumers. more
Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership launched the Manufacturing Innovation Challenge today at World Trade Day at Bryant University, announcing that more than $1 million will be available to qualifying Rhode Island manufacturers. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
Purchasing managers at U.S. factories anticipate sales will grow 2.8 percent in 2016, down from the 4.1 percent they forecast in December, according to a survey by the Institute for Supply Management. more
Bryant University will host its 31st annual World Trade Day conference on May 25, with the theme “Global Trends Impacting Local Decisions.” more
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