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James "Bud" Heaton was a teacher-turned-contractor in 1992 when he switched careers for a second time, seeing an opportunity in anchors, waterproof paint and nylon rope. The veteran sailor and boater knew that Newport's only marine-supply … more
White Cross Pharmacy began in the Depression era as a family-owned store, and has matured into a third-generation business by knowing when to abandon old ways of thinking. more
Max Brickle, president of the Brickle Group, a holding company, oversees the trading and manufacturing of diversified textiles. more
Thomas J. Lydon started Bardon's Water Services & Technologies Inc. out of his apartment in 1985. It has grown into a multistate business with annual sales exceeding $2 million. Lydon, formerly a chief engineer for the Federal Aviation … more
COFFEE IS THE SECRET WEAPON in many a morning routine. It's also the inspiration for a Rhode Island business that is using a coffee-based extract to power its natural skin care line. … more
WellOne, today a comprehensive source of primary health and dental care, had its beginnings in an anti-tuberculosis association in 1909. "Early on, we were making home visits and hosting community clinics," said Peter Bancroft, president … more
Across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, Arden Engineering Constructors has worked on heating and air conditioning, fire-protection sprinkler systems and other mechanical engineering systems. Their clients include businesses big and small, hospitals and universities, said President and CEO Robert Bolton. more
In July, Dean Warehouse Services Inc. added another location in Rhode Island, purchasing an empty, 175,000-square-foot building in the Hopkinton village of Ashaway. The site has already attracted interest from a Connecticut company with a … more
In 1995, shortly after incorporating, East Commerce Solutions Inc. began offering four-year contracts for credit card terminal services to merchants for $19.95 – $20 off the going rate. "I decided I was going to make less profit and give … more
Michelle Russo started her hotel real estate asset-management company with two employees, three client hotels and discussions over her grandmother's kitchen table in Tiverton. Twelve years later, hotelAVE manages more than $4 billion in … more
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