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Manufacturing
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Manufacturing employment in Rhode Island rose 1.5 percent in 2014, a contrast to losses suffered by most of New England and the Northeast, according to the 2015 Rhode Island Manufacturers Register published by Manufacturers’ News Inc. more
The U.S. economy looks set to come out of its soft patch just as the labor market entered one of its own. more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
Maintaining worker safety within a manufacturing plant requires the cooperation and participation of all plant employees. But Toray Plastics (America) Inc. of North Kingstown has raised that approach to an art form. Programs to improve … more
For many, the word "innovation" brings to mind movement toward brighter horizons, new places. For Quick Fitting Inc., led by President and CEO David Crompton, bringing innovation to life has meant heavy investment into existing resources. … more
According to a recent Baker Hughes oil field services report, more than 1,100 oil and natural gas wells are under exploration and production in the United States. That means extracting these fuels – through a drilling process known as hydraulic … more
For the nearly 200-person-strong team over at residential swimming pool equipment manufacturer Hayward Industries Inc. of North Kingstown, the concept of lean manufacturing means more than just a set of lofty goals aimed at delivering quality … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joy Hearn, D-Barrington, has introduced a resolution that would grant $750,000 to the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The nonprofit organization, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research … more
At age 15, Ava Anderson was too young to execute contracts on behalf of Ava Anderson Non Toxic, the direct sales company she started. The mission-driven company was founded to introduce people to the dangers of harmful chemicals found in home … more
Wardwell Braiding Co., a 116-year-old manufacturer in Central Falls, has just 39 employees. Yet it sells its products in 47 states and 50 countries, and has sales offices in 27 countries with the help of a network of sales representatives. … more
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