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Manufacturing
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Plumbing equipment manufacturer Quick Fitting Inc. has secured approval from U.S. immigration officials to broker investments in Rhode Island manufacturers from foreign nationals seeking permanent residency in the United States, the company said Monday. more
Manufacturing expanded in August at the fastest pace in three years as orders grew by the most in a decade, showing U.S. factories will help power the economy into the third quarter. 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
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
Tinker|Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator, is slated to open on Wood Street in the spring, according to a news release from the company. more
The Business Development Company provided $2 million in loans to nine small businesses unable to obtain capital from traditional sources during its fiscal third quarter, an infusion of funding that is expected to create at least 30 jobs. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation released an action report earlier this week outlining specific economic development initiatives designed to improve Rhode Island’s business climate, create jobs and lower unemployment. The report, “Actions for Economic Development in Rhode Island,” advocated building on Rhode Island’s native economic advantages. more
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week against Darlington Fabrics of Westerly on behalf of a University of Rhode Island graduate student who said she was denied a summer internship because she is a medical marijuana patient. more
Jewelry marketer and distributor Richline Brands, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has announced strategic partnerships with two companies as part of an effort to offer “smart” fine jewelry to retailers. more
Gannon & Scott Inc.’s business strategy can be summed up in two words: green growth. more
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