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Nortek Inc. has agreed to move its corporate headquarters from Providence’s Financial District to the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island building in the Capital Center area, the company said Friday. more
Textron Inc., the manufacturer of Cessna aircraft, will boost its lineup of propeller-driven aircraft after reaching a deal to buy Beechcraft Corp. for $1.4 billion, as it seeks to counter a slump in business-jet sales. more
Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of textiles manufacturer Hope Global, will receive the 2014 New England Businesswoman of the Year award at Bryant University’s annual Women’s Summit on March 14. The award recognizes excellence in a female founder, president or CEO of a New England-based multimillion-dollar business. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc., the North Kingstown-based manufacturer of polypropylene films, has pledged $2 million toward a $125 million capital project to overhaul the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering facilities. more
Electric Boat’s plan to hire 650 employees this year at its expanding facility at Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown is a precursor to a massive ramp-up expected to more than double the current Quonset workforce of 2,800 over the next 15-20 years. more
When even one tiny part of a machine in a manufacturing line breaks down, it can put a kink in the company’s production and distribution. more
Rhode Island is renowned for its chefs and its place in the history of American manufacturing, yet only sporadically have food and factories come together on a large scale in the Ocean State. more
Cessna Aircraft Co., a subsidiary of Providence-based Textron Inc., has received Federal Aviation Administration certification and begun deliveries for its Citation M2 light jet and Citation Sovereign+ mid-sized business jet, the company announced Monday. more
Citing a projected increase of 2 percent in manufacturing jobs between 2010 and 2020, a new study by the Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service recommends refining already strong curricula and developing new courses at three key schools to help close the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
Textron Inc. – parent company of Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Co. and Textron Systems – reported fourth-quarter net income of $167 million, or 59 cents per diluted share, a 12.8 percent increase from $148 million, or 51 cents per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. more
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