Updated May 29 at 4:29pm
Manufacturing
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In the middle of an internship at Swissline Precision Manufacturing Inc., Bill Johnson of Central Falls is learning not only about how to be a machinist, but how to pay attention to subtleties in the metals he works with there. more
It's my belief that to succeed in life you need to have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and optimism. Optimism, however, is often tested among Rhode Island businesspeople. In a state that consistently ranks at the low end of every … more
Google helped provide $196 million of economic activity for 6,100 Rhode Island businesses last year, according to its annual Economic Impact Report. more
Service industries such as real-estate firms and restaurants unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in April as the biggest part of the U.S. economy picked up after a weak start to the year. more
On the 2014 Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. corporations, released last week, CVS Caremark Corp. inched upward to No. 12 from No. 13 on the 2013 list. Also making the Fortune 500 again were Textron Inc. (No. 228) and United Natural Foods Inc. (No. 427). more
(Updated 1:26 and 4:59 p.m.) Hasbro Inc. ranked 11th on a list of the 50 most reputable companies in the consumer category in the country, and moved up to seventh place in the non-food and beverage category, according to the Reputation Institute, which released its consumer list on Thursday. more
One in three Massachusetts manufacturers report difficulty hiring production workers, according to a survey of 1,350 manufacturing firms conducted by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for the Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative. more
Rhode Island’s manufacturers, particularly small ones, can’t always afford consulting services when designing new products or re-engineering old ones. But, for a fee, they may be able to access such services through a proposed state center for design and manufacturing. more
Sensata Technologies President and CEO Martha Sullivan was named the Bryant University 2015 Women’s Summit New England Businesswoman of the Year Friday at the daylong event held Friday at the school’s Smithfield campus. more
Fewer Americans are filing applications for unemployment benefits, consumer confidence is rising and manufacturing is picking up as the world’s largest economy shows additional signs of strengthening. more
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