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Manufacturing
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The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island can recapture some of its former glory by focusing on seven broad growth areas, according to a report released last week. They are biomedical innovation; information technology/software and data analytics; … more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island hovered at 5.1 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point higher than the national average of 5 percent in December, having fallen from November’s rate of 5.2 percent, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Alex and Ani and state Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed will be recognized at the 2016 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards ceremony in Boston in March. more
Rhode Island School of Design has received a $100,000 grant from health care company Johnson & Johnson to increase the number of women studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D). more
(Updated 10:18 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.) A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again. more
The Rhode Island Manufacturing Association has announced “Best Practices” would be the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Industry Partnership Symposium. more
The best business article I ever read was called "Building Your Company's Vision." The article argued that every great, enduring company had a clearly articulated "Core Ideology" that defined its timeless character. So I asked myself what … more
Allison Carley was hired as president of Cranston-based jewelry company Luca + Danni. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island. more
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