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Are America’s small manufacturers poised for a resurgence or vulnerable to new technological disruption? more
Manufacturing has changed greatly in the past 20 years in Rhode Island. We’ve moved from a mass- production environment to a mass-customization environment and many facets of this transformation are now critical to the region’s economic vitality. Let’s take a look at how local and global influences have had an impact on the Ocean State and how the state can move forward based on what can be learned from its recent experience. more
Research: Providence Business News/Elizabeth Lorenz | Photography: Scott Kingsley/Just ASK | Map: Providence Business News more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Thursday aimed at fostering innovation in government. more
OM Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of Ener-Tek International Inc., which operates under the brand name Yardney Technical Products, according to a press release issued this week. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
Dan Shedd, president of custom-packaging design studio Taylor Box in Warren, is eager to hire workers who are ready to apply themselves in a challenging, well-equipped environment – a place not always associated with manufacturing. more
Call it another false alarm in the China-overtaking-the-U.S. saga. Notwithstanding the latest estimates from the International Monetary Fund, the U.S., the world’s largest economy is still, well, numero uno. more
Two of the primary functions of government should be to provide a good education to its citizens and maintain modern, well-functioning infrastructure. more
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