Updated December 11 at 12:31am
Manufacturing
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The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
In the construction trades, new recruits learn the job by working alongside veteran laborers. Their earnings are covered by negotiated contracts. Workforce-development advocates say the same approach could benefit manufacturing and other … more
A merger of Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc., which would unite two of the biggest toymakers, would need to win approval from antitrust officials in Washington who are increasingly saying no to deals marrying the dominant players in an industry. more
CEO (or equivalent): George Matouk Jr., CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $26,039,752 2013 Revenue: $20,371,100 Revenue growth: 28% Tradition, quality and pride are all words synonymous with the John Matouk & Co. … more
State-organized, international trade trips have taken business and government leaders in Rhode Island to Canada and the United Kingdom in recent months. The latest venture, to England and France, came soon after the United Kingdom voted to … more
Precision is paramount at South County Artificial Limb & Brace Co., a South Kingstown-based firm that provides custom design and fabrication of orthotics and prosthetics. Joshua R. James, clinical director, is the second-generation owner of … more
NEWPORT – Brothers and J Boats Inc. founders Robert and Rodney Johnstone were two of nine members of the latest class inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Born in Glen Ridge, N.J., the brothers grew up racing out of Wadawanuck … more
Consumer demand for the high-performance, refined WaterRower Inc. rowing machine keeps two shifts of workers employed daily at its Warren manufacturing plant. The manufacturing process runs from 7 a.m. to midnight, consisting of … more
ATW Companies is hoping a $15,000 Manufacturing Innovation Challenge Grant will help them expand their metal manufacturing into two new markets: higher-capacity pistol magazines and 3D metal printing. The Warwick-based firm is one of 32 … more
Manufacturing in the U.S. contracted in December at the fastest pace in more than six years as factories, hobbled by sluggish global growth, cut staff at the end of 2015. more
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