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Rhode Island was one of four New England states that saw sales of single-family homes increase year over year in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on the economy. more
The Markit Economics preliminary index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to a three-month low of 54.2 in April from 55.7, the London-based group said Thursday. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a $50,000 challenge grant to encourage private support for the state to move toward leaner government operations, and one company has already met the challenge. more
Responding to shareholder concerns over the level of executive compensation, Hasbro Inc. made changes to the pay package of President and CEO Brian Goldner, with the result that his total compensation for 2014 fell 46.7 percent to $14.6 million in 2014, according to the company’s proxy statement filed Monday. more
Manufacturing employment in Rhode Island rose 1.5 percent in 2014, a contrast to losses suffered by most of New England and the Northeast, according to the 2015 Rhode Island Manufacturers Register published by Manufacturers’ News Inc. more
The first thing you should know about needle-punch felt manufacturer Bouckaert Industrial Textiles: the employer of 58 came through the worldwide economic downturn unscathed. The second thing is that its products are virtually everywhere, … 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
You know what's so exciting about this year's honorees of PBN's Manufacturing Awards program? They all are growing – revenue, employees and customers. Whether they have created innovative products or services, have found new markets, are … 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
Last week Providence Business News held its second Manufacturing Awards event. The winner for strategic leadership, Todd Blount, the head of Blount Fine Foods, has transformed the family-owned enterprise through persistent, thoughtful … more
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