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Manufacturing
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Manufacturing has changed greatly in the past 20 years in Rhode Island. We’ve moved from a mass- production environment to a mass-customization environment and many facets of this transformation are now critical to the region’s economic vitality. Let’s take a look at how local and global influences have had an impact on the Ocean State and how the state can move forward based on what can be learned from its recent experience. more
CVS Health Corp. had the best stock performance out of Rhode Island companies surveyed by SmartAsset with an average return of 25 percent between 2010 and March 2015. more
Aspen Aerogels has been chosen by the East Providence Chamber of Commerce as the 2014 recipient of its Business of the Year Award. more
Sometimes, a million-dollar microscope is a business' tool of choice, though it may not be available in-house. Recently, battery engineer Christine Cook of the Yardney division of EaglePicher Technologies LLC in East Greenwich decided to … more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
Maintaining worker safety within a manufacturing plant requires the cooperation and participation of all plant employees. But Toray Plastics (America) Inc. of North Kingstown has raised that approach to an art form. Programs to improve … more
For many, the word "innovation" brings to mind movement toward brighter horizons, new places. For Quick Fitting Inc., led by President and CEO David Crompton, bringing innovation to life has meant heavy investment into existing resources. … more
According to a recent Baker Hughes oil field services report, more than 1,100 oil and natural gas wells are under exploration and production in the United States. That means extracting these fuels – through a drilling process known as hydraulic … more
For the nearly 200-person-strong team over at residential swimming pool equipment manufacturer Hayward Industries Inc. of North Kingstown, the concept of lean manufacturing means more than just a set of lofty goals aimed at delivering quality … more
The Ocean State ranked ninth among the 50 states during the first two months of 2015 for its export growth of 8.1 percent year over year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
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