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Medical device manufacturer Cadence Inc. broke ground Wednesday on a 34,000-square-foot expansion of its Cranston facility. more
In addition to its standing atop the largest company category in Providence Business News’ Fastest-Growing Private Companies list, Rhode Island-based jewelry brand Alex and Ani LLC recently was named one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc. magazine. With revenue shooting up from $2.2 million in 2009 to $79.8 million in 2012, Alex and Ani ranked fourth in the Top 100 Retail Companies category and 94th overall. CEO Giovanni Feroce attributes this growth to a “triple bottom line” approach – profitability, environmentalism and charity. more
Lego A/S, the Danish building-block maker, said first-half sales jumped 13 percent with the strongest growth in Asia amid a slower start to 2013 in the toy markets of North America and and Europe. more
Honda will begin shipping autos to the Port of Davisville in 2014, a “key sign of growth in the port’s emergence as one of the largest auto-importers in North America,” the Quonset Development Corporation announced Friday. more
Hasbro Inc. today announced new environmental sustainability goals, which include minimizing waste, improving energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and conserving water. more
Officials from Lockheed Martin, the manufacturer of the F-35 Lightning II, stopped by the R.I. Department of Administration Thursday afternoon to discuss the need for the fifth-generation fighter aircraft and how its manufacture will benefit Rhode Island’s economy. more
Rhode Island has won a $100,000 federal grant to help build a manufacturing and design center in the state, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the state congressional delegation said Wednesday. more
Hasbro will produce toys for two upcoming DreamWorks Animation movies, the companies announced Wednesday. more
It’s a strange and wonderful time at Electric Boat. While most of the American defense sector contracts under federal budget cuts, the Groton, Conn.-based submarine builder is starting its largest expansion in a generation. At the company’s North Kingstown plant, Electric Boat is scaling up from 2,500 workers to potentially twice that number over the next eight years to develop the nation’s next ballistic-missile submarine. After years of cutbacks at Electric Boat, President Kevin J. Poitras is drawing on his 40 years of experience, which included the submarine arms race against the Soviet Union, to manage this new growth period. more
Vice president, Charity by Design – more
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