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Manufacturing
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Most employers would agree that a flexible and educated workforce is essential for world-class performance. Hexagon Metrology Inc., based at Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown, adds that this goal is not easy to achieve. more
Given that the computing power that once required a warehouse of processing units can now be put into smartphones, it’s difficult to believe that competition to miniaturize mechanical electronic components is still on. But it is. more
The brainchild of cousins Dave Evans and Charlie Dewey, the Evans Capacitor Co. in East Providence has been inventing, developing and producing unique, high-energy, density capacitors since it opened its doors in 1996. Today, Evans Capacitor’s hybrid capacitors have established a niche for very high-power, high-reliability pieces with aerospace and defense applications. more
Isaac Newton left something out when he wrote down his theories on gravity: it can hurt. more
Blount Fine Foods is one of the region’s most recognized family businesses. It has been processing food since 1946, starting with frozen shellfish. The Blount name signifies strength in manufacturing traditions, but its explosive growth also proves that there’s a forward-thinking strategy at play. more
When you ask Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of Hope Global in Cumberland, how she’s doing at the start of a conversation, like most of us she will say she’s doing great. In her case, she truly means it. more
Today’s submarines are billion-dollar boats that can dive to more than 1,500 feet beneath the sea and stay submerged for months at a time. more
Consumer confidence rose in April to a nine-month high, showing Americans are growing more upbeat about the economy as the labor market gains traction. 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
Raytheon Co., the world’s largest missile maker, reported a 6.3 percent decline in first-quarter sales, reflecting a slowdown in the federal marketplace. The shares fell the most since November 2012. more
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