Updated March 23 at 2:23pm
Defense Industry
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CVS Health Corp. ranked 44th on a list of the world’s most valuable brands, according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report released this week. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking funding proposals for entrepreneurship training to service members, military spouses and veterans, according to a press release. more
Textron Inc. is acquiring Arctic Cat Inc., which specializes in recreational vehicles, for $247 million, the manufacturer said in its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings release on Wednesday. more
On April 25, then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump stood before a throng of supporters at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. He smiled and nodded as the crowd chanted his name. "We're going to bring jobs back to the country … more
Shipbuilding, a historical occupation in Rhode Island, will need hundreds of new workers in the next decade, starting this year. For the state, finding and preparing the needed employees represents a significant challenge. General Dynamics … more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport’s impact on the economy topped $1 billion last year, according to a Wednesday release from the facility. more
Thanks in part to a $100,000 industry cluster grant from the R.I. Commerce Corp., the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association, along with Polaris MEP, is putting on a Rhode Island manufacturers’ exhibition and networking event on March 23 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Ralph D. Heath has been elected to the board of directors of Textron Inc. He is a U.S. Army veteran and Airborne Ranger. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. more
WARWICK – General Dynamics Electric Boat this year plans to hire at least 2,000 people to build U.S. Navy-commissioned submarines, including 650 more at Quonset Point in North Kingstown. President Jeffrey S. Geiger said the defense … more
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