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WASHINGTON - Orders for American-made durable goods unexpectedly dropped in February as manufacturers absorbed the damage inflicted by a rising dollar and slumping energy production. Bookings for … more
Rhode Island should be attracting a substantial amount of research and development, considering its mostly urban environment, good public and private universities and its human capital, says Michael Hicks, director of Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research, which last month released its 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report. 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
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
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
Gains in manufacturing are helping power the U.S. out of the winter doldrums, while homebuilding shows signs of lagging behind. 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
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
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
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