Updated March 26 at 3:20pm
Manufacturing
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Industrial production surged in November by the most since May 2010 as U.S. assembly lines churned out more consumer goods and business equipment, signaling manufacturing is bolstering economic growth. more
Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Providence-based manufacturer Textron Inc., will lay off 325 workers due to the continued decline in defense contracts, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Monday. more
Schneider Electric, parent of West Kingston-based APC by Schneider Electric, will soon move its headquarters operation from Illinois to Massachusetts, the Boston Business Journal reported. 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
The University of Rhode Island and the URI Foundation are expected to announce Monday at the kick-off to support the College of Engineering bond that the Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000 to support the school. more
South Korea’s military is buying one of the top anti-armor weapons developed by the Pentagon, a Textron Inc. system designed to destroy tanks and vehicles. more
Hasbro Inc. and video game publisher Ubisoft this week announced the upcoming launch of a digital Hasbro Game Channel that will allow consumers to download Hasbro-brand games such as Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit on next-generation game consoles. more
Sensata Technologies Holding NV plans to buy Schrader International Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for an enterprise value of $1 billion to expand in sensors that warn against low tire pressure. more
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. reported first-quarter earnings of $68.4 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, a 97.2 percent increase over the $34.7 million, or 19 cents per diluted share, reported for the same period in 2013. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com fell in February for the first time since March 2013, dropping four-tenths of a percent to 124.9 from 125.4 in January. more
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