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Manufacturing
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Hasbro Inc. is shaking off its reputation as a boys-toys company. more
A study on the “mismatch” between jobs in declining industries and jobs available today does not fully explain Rhode Island’s high unemployment rate, according to a new study released Monday by the College & University Research Collaborative. more
It's difficult to pick up a newspaper, magazine or log on to your local browser without yet another story popping up on how 3-D printing is revolutionizing one industry after another. We read about the astonishing things being done in the medical … more
The U.S. economy looks set to come out of its soft patch just as the labor market entered one of its own. more
Service industries such as real-estate firms and restaurants unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in April as the biggest part of the U.S. economy picked up after a weak start to the year. more
Two years ago, a change in military attire led to a deep cut in production at The Brickle Group, the Woonsocket-based manufacturer of berets for military personnel. Following a decision made by a then-commanding general, only the U.S. … more
Colleen Bernier, a recruiter at Admiral Packaging of Providence, in May tried out testing for the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate, a credential local manufacturing industry leaders would like to see widely used when hiring or promoting … more
Are America’s small manufacturers poised for a resurgence or vulnerable to new technological disruption? more
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
Sometimes, a million-dollar microscope is a business' tool of choice, though it may not be available in-house. Recently, battery engineer Christine Cook of the Yardney division of EaglePicher Technologies LLC in East Greenwich decided to … more
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