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Manufacturing Awards
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At age 15, Ava Anderson was too young to execute contracts on behalf of Ava Anderson Non Toxic, the direct sales company she started. The mission-driven company was founded to introduce people to the dangers of harmful chemicals found in home … more
Todd Blount, president and CEO of Blount Fine Foods Corp., the maker of fine soups, sauces, entrees and sides based in Fall River and Warren, has been named winner in the Leadership & Strategy category of Providence Business News’ second annual Manufacturing Awards program. more
At least one company in Rhode Island has enough confidence in its business to make significant capital investments in the last 18 months. Hope Valley Industries spent $3.6 million for new equipment between October 2013 and February of this year, yet … more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
The essence of leadership is multifold – it involves strategic movements and investments, calculated risk-taking, and thoughtful delegation, as well as the ability to inspire a genuine confidence and respect among the crucial ranks which keep the … more
For many, the word "innovation" brings to mind movement toward brighter horizons, new places. For Quick Fitting Inc., led by President and CEO David Crompton, bringing innovation to life has meant heavy investment into existing resources. … more
"Traffic Jammed." "Slow Down." "Stay Alert." These are the traffic signs many people see during their daily commute. For drivers from 12 states and Canada, many of these signs come from a manufacturing plant in Warwick. SES America Inc. … more
Maintaining worker safety within a manufacturing plant requires the cooperation and participation of all plant employees. But Toray Plastics (America) Inc. of North Kingstown has raised that approach to an art form. Programs to improve … more
According to a recent Baker Hughes oil field services report, more than 1,100 oil and natural gas wells are under exploration and production in the United States. That means extracting these fuels – through a drilling process known as hydraulic … more
Wardwell Braiding Co., a 116-year-old manufacturer in Central Falls, has just 39 employees. Yet it sells its products in 47 states and 50 countries, and has sales offices in 27 countries with the help of a network of sales representatives. … more
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