Manufacturing
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Orders for U.S. equipment such as computers and machinery climbed less than forecast in August, indicating a strengthening in business spending will take time to develop. more
Mattel Inc., the world’s largest toymaker, placed the most items on an annual industry list that tries to predict the hottest gifts for the holiday season. more
U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, following three weeks of gains for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as a report showed that China’s manufacturing expanded at its fastest pace in six months. more
Factories turned out more cars, appliances and home furnishings in August, propelling the biggest increase in U.S. industrial production in six months and indicating manufacturing will contribute more to the expansion. more
The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association will hold its annual black-tie optional reception and dinner on Saturday, Oct. 19. more
WASHINGTON - Industrial production rose in August by the most in six months, indicating U.S. manufacturing will contribute more to the expansion. Output at factories, mines and utilities climbed … more
Since the financial crisis, a Narragansett Bay-sized cloud of self-doubt or “irrational negativity,” as Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee described it, has been among the factors blamed for Rhode Island’s inability to regain its financial footing. more
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. more
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. more
In addition to its standing atop the largest company category in Providence Business News’ Fastest-Growing Private Companies list, Rhode Island-based jewelry brand Alex and Ani LLC recently was named one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc. magazine. With revenue shooting up from $2.2 million in 2009 to $79.8 million in 2012, Alex and Ani ranked fourth in the Top 100 Retail Companies category and 94th overall. CEO Giovanni Feroce attributes this growth to a “triple bottom line” approach – profitability, environmentalism and charity. more
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