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Manufacturing
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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
The new year brought mixed economic results in Rhode Island, as discouraging unemployment data offset positive revisions of January payroll estimates, according to the Current Conditions Index produced by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
President Barack Obama’s advisers said the U.S. economy is on track to strengthen and add more jobs in the next two years because many of the impediments to faster growth have subsided. more
Aspen Aerogels has been chosen by the East Providence Chamber of Commerce as the 2014 recipient of its Business of the Year Award. more
Industrial production climbed 0.2 percent in June, capping the strongest quarter in almost four years and indicating manufacturers are providing a bigger spark for the U.S. economy. more
Howie Sneider, a welder, sculptor and public projects director for The Steel Yard, has been named executive director to lead the nonprofit as it embarks on plans to expand. more
A new study by Arizona State University ranks Rhode Island 28th in the country for year-over-year job growth, based on an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. In terms of specific industries, Rhode Island made its best showing for manufacturing-job growth. more
PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has announced that it has been named a winner of the Climate Leadership Awards for the second time by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
Cumberland pet food distributor Pet Food Experts Inc. has reached an agreement with the city to buy a building on Main Street in downtown Pawtucket and move its corporate offices there. more
The U.S. military has sent Congress a $36 billion wish list for equipment and operations that aren’t in the Pentagon’s official budget for the coming fiscal year. more
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