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The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
Toy maker Hasbro has come under fire by parents who are upset that the extruder tool in the Play-Doh Cake Mountain set looks like a sex organ. more
The “light bulb” moment for Foolproof Brewing founder Nick Garrison appeared during his honeymoon at a brew pub in Quebec. When his wife said, “Wouldn’t it be nice to own a place like this someday?” the then-Raytheon employee knew his future was sealed. Less than three years later, the Pawtucket company Garrison created from the foundation of his home-brewing hobby is one of the success stories of the growing Rhode Island craft-beer industry. more
BOSTON – The state last week announced nearly $2 million in funding to support manufacturing workforce training across the state, with $287,950 going towards a Bristol Community College initiative. more
BOSTON – Providence-based Benrus, the watch company former Alex and Ani CEO Giovanni Feroce is currently leading, has a new sponsorship partnership with the Boston Celtics. more
Rhode Island’s exports increased 14.8 percent in October compared with a year earlier, according to the latest data collected by e-forecasting.com. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, along with Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo and members of the R.I. congressional delegation, announced that five international companies are looking to establish a presence in the Ocean State: three from Italy, one from Ireland and one from England. more
Hasbro Inc. released its 2013 corporate social responsibility report on Tuesday, looking at progress the toy maker has made in areas of product safety, environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing, human rights, global philanthropy and more. more
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
Bill Huling, director of New England operations for Sims Metal Management, stepped back as another dump truck banged off the roll-on scales, reversed up to a three-story mound of broken metal chunks and, with the crash of a building collapse, dropped several additional tons at its foot. more
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