Updated February 28 at 10:26am
Manufacturing
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An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com rose six-tenths of a percent in January to 126.3 from 125.5 in December. more
Does Rhode Island need a new industrial park? more
Orders for durable goods poured into American factories in March, setting up manufacturing as one of the central drivers of a rebound in economic growth during the second quarter. more
As a 14-year-old teenager, Ava Anderson became concerned about chemicals in personal-care products she and her family used. She got rid of the products but didn’t stop there. In 2009, she formed Ava Anderson Non Toxic with her brother, Frohman, and their mother, Kim. Anderson, pictured above, is now a student at Babson College, in Wellesley, Mass. And her direct-sales business employs 45 people in an East Providence manufacturing center that produces 11 different types of products, including for skin care. more
Nortek Inc.'s subsidiary Nordyne LLC, a manufacturer of heating and cooling equipment, and its Nordyne International subsidiary have changed their names to Nortek Global HVAC LLC and Nortek Global HVAC Latin America Inc., respectively. more
General Electric Co. is in talks to buy Alstom SA, the French builder of trains and power plants, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be GE’s biggest acquisition ever. more
Rhode Island exports increased 13.5 percent in November compared with November 2013, according to the latest report by e-forecasting.com. more
General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt may be moving closer to pulling off his largest-ever acquisition, even after French officials over the weekend urged Alstom SA to consider a rival offer from Germany’s Siemens AG. more
Gannon & Scott Inc.’s business strategy can be summed up in two words: green growth. more
James Finlay Ltd. has bought, through its wholly owned subsidiary James Finlay International Inc., 100 percent of the share capital of Autocrat LLC for an undisclosed sum. more
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