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
Astro-Med Inc., maker of specialty printers and data-acquisition systems, posted fiscal first-quarter net income of $1.1 million, or 14 cents per diluted share, reversing the net loss of $449,000, or six cents per diluted share, reported during the same period last 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
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
Does Rhode Island need a new industrial park? 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
Rhode Island should be attracting a substantial amount of research and development, considering its mostly urban environment, good public and private universities and its human capital, says Michael Hicks, director of Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research, which last month released its 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report. more
General Electric Co. clinched its biggest acquisition ever, the $17 billion purchase of Alstom SA’s energy assets, after the resolution of the French government’s last condition for the deal. more
Textron Inc., the manufacturer of Cessna aircraft and Bell helicopters, rose the most in almost two years after the Financial Times reported Friday that the company was near a $1.4 billion purchase of planemaker Beechcraft Corp. more
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