Manufacturing
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A training program developed by the New England Institute of Technology and manufacturers in Rhode Island is starting to have an effect, if only a modest one, on the state’s jobs crisis. more
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has issued a new publication highlighting New England’s top exports, showing that prices for the region’s top export industry, computer and electronics product manufacturing, decreased 0.6 percent between May and August. more
Are America’s small manufacturers poised for a resurgence or vulnerable to new technological disruption? more
Rhode Island ranked 20th in export growth among the 50 states during the first seven months of 2014, posting a 5.1 percent increase in foreign sales, according to figures from e-forecasting.com. more
Discovery Communications Inc. is seeking to purchase control of The Hub from partner Hasbro Inc. and rename the children’s TV network Discovery Family to attract a wider audience, two people familiar with the plan said. more
NEW YORK - Hasbro Inc., seeking to make gains on Mattel Inc. in the market for girls’ toys, will develop dolls based on Walt Disney Co. princesses and the characters from last year’s blockbuster “Frozen.” more
An investor in two large Bay State health care companies involved in separate mergers said he doesn’t expect the U.S. Treasury’s recently announced measures aimed at cracking down on corporate tax inversions to derail those plans, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
The Rhode Island School of Design on Monday kicked off National Manufacturing Month in October two days early with multiple events that includes the opening of Co-Works, a new facility focused on creation and collaboration. more
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
Toy and game maker Hasbro Inc. posted earnings of $32.1 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, during the first quarter of 2014, reversing the net loss of $6.7 million, or 5 cents per diluted share, reported during the same period last year. more
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