A $22.7 million investment in a second cogeneration power facility at Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is an important development in the Ocean State’s efforts to help manufacturers use energy more efficiently, save money for ratepayers and reduce emission of greenhouse gases, according to R.I. Energy Commissioner Marion Gold.
Graduates of a Tiverton High School summer boat-building program on Aug. 15 prepare to launch one of two boats they built. The six-week program was funded through the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island. The launch was held in Newport at an event hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association.
From keeping a boat maintaining its exact position in the water without an anchor, to consulting the eight manuals your boat requires on the same tablet or kicking back and watching a movie at sea, this year’s Newport International Boat Show promises to be its most tech-driven incarnation yet.
Precix Inc., a manufacturer of O-rings and seals for the automotive, aerospace and energy industries, experienced the recent recession earlier than a lot of businesses, and got out of it earlier, too.
Hope Global is one of the fastest-growing manufacturers in Rhode Island because of a team approach to marketing its textile and wire products. The Cumberland company makes goods ranging from boot laces and parachute cords to the wire mesh that reinforces motor vehicle doors, trunks and seats.
By Michael J. DeCicco Contributing Writer
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