Updated January 17 at 1:17pm
Manufacturing
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Worker productivity rose in the third quarter by the most in two years as the economy picked up steam, offering a respite from the weak efficiency gains that have defined the U.S. expansion. more
The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership is now accepting applications for the more than $1 million in funding and expert analysis provided by the second round of the Manufacturing Innovation Challenge, which targets Rhode Island defense manufacturers, according to a release sent by the organization Wednesday. more
KVH Industries Inc. reported profit of $2.9 million in the third quarter, or 18 cents per diluted share, reversing a loss during the 2015 third quarter of $500,000, or 3 cents per diluted share, the company said Wednesday. more
Companies added 147,000 workers in October, the fewest in five months and marking a more limited pace of job creation, data from the ADP Research Institute showed Wednesday. more
America’s factories barely expanded last month as faster production cushioned a slowdown in orders that signals the manufacturing sector is plodding along. more
The Pentagon has canceled 22 programs in advanced development after spending a combined $58.3 billion on them since 2002, according to the Defense Department’s latest assessment of its acquisition performance. more
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. reported increases in net income and revenue in the third quarter of 31.2 percent and 8.6 percent, respectively. more
(Updated 3:39 p.m.) Soon, Burrillville will be home to a new way of making sneakers. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Textron Inc. reported a 139.2 percent jump in profit and 2.2 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter that ended Oct. 1 compared with the same period a year ago. more
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