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Rhode Island’s defense industry contributed $3.75 billion to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported as many as 33,806 jobs statewide, according to a report released Tuesday by the R.I. Defense Economy Planning Commission. The defense economy generated $1.93 billion in income for Rhode Island households last year as well as $106 million in tax revenue for the state. more
Orders for durable goods unexpectedly climbed for a third month in April, a sign U.S. factories will help the world’s biggest economy strengthen. more
General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group LLC and Nissan Motor Co. all reported U.S. sales that exceeded analysts’ estimates in May. GM and Chrysler said industrywide sales were stronger than projected. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com rose slightly in April to 125.1 from 124.9 in March, ending two months of declines in the state’s economic indicator index. more
Edesia Inc., a nonprofit that produces ready-to-use therapeutic foods and supplemental foods for malnourished children, has signed a 25-year lease at Quonset Business Park, where it plans to build a new facility and relocate from its current Providence location. more
Industrial production climbed more than forecast in May, a sign gains in manufacturing are supporting growth as the U.S. economy picks up. more
Polypropylene films manufacturer Toray Plastics (America) Inc. announced Tuesday that Michael Brandmeier has succeeded Richard Schloesser as president and CEO of the company following Schloesser’s retirement. more
The NanoSteel Co. has awarded an exclusive worldwide license to its wear-resistant steel coatings to Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric, which designs and manufactures arc-welding products, robotic welding systems, and plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment. more
The national nonprofit Made in the USA Foundation has named Alex and Ani LLC among its 2014 USA Hall of Fame winners. more
East Greenwich entrepreneur and manufacturing industry veteran Barry Golden has purchased Gurney Engineering Corp., a 59-year-old commercial water-treatment company headquartered in Massachusetts, for an undisclosed sum. more
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