Updated February 7 at 6:24am
Manufacturing
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Toxic chemical releases increased 26.9 percent in Rhode Island in 2014 compared with 2013, according to Toxic Release Inventory data released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week. more
Textron Inc.’s profit rose in the fourth quarter and in 2015, while revenue slipped during the same periods, the company reported on Wednesday. more
Ava Anderson LLC will close and reopen without the Anderson family that launched the business, the company reported on Monday in an online message to its customers, citing attacks against the company founder and her products. more
WARWICK – General Dynamics Electric Boat expects to greatly expand its workforce in the next several years, including at its Quonset Point facilities, to accommodate production of a new class of … more
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
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island can recapture some of its former glory by focusing on seven broad growth areas, according to a report released last week. They are biomedical innovation; information technology/software and data analytics; … more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island hovered at 5.1 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point higher than the national average of 5 percent in December, having fallen from November’s rate of 5.2 percent, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Alex and Ani and state Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed will be recognized at the 2016 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards ceremony in Boston in March. more
Rhode Island School of Design has received a $100,000 grant from health care company Johnson & Johnson to increase the number of women studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D). more
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