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As a 14-year-old teenager, Ava Anderson became concerned about chemicals in personal-care products she and her family used. She got rid of the products but didn’t stop there. In 2009, she formed Ava Anderson Non Toxic with her brother, Frohman, and their mother, Kim. Anderson, pictured above, is now a student at Babson College, in Wellesley, Mass. And her direct-sales business employs 45 people in an East Providence manufacturing center that produces 11 different types of products, including for skin care. more
The outlook for 2015 is positive among almost all firms in the First District that were surveyed for the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report released this week. more
Jewelry marketer and distributor Richline Brands, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has announced strategic partnerships with two companies as part of an effort to offer “smart” fine jewelry to retailers. more
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – Boston-Power Inc., a closely held maker of lithium-ion batteries, received $290 million in financial support from local governments in China to expand factories there, Bloomberg News reported. more
Rather than trying to predict the increasingly volatile price of energy, some Rhode Island businesses are saying ‘no’ to National Grid’s fluctuating prices and entering into predictable, multiyear contracts with other energy suppliers. more
Manufacturing moderated at the end of last year to a more sustainable pace of growth as U.S. factories adjusted to weaker overseas markets and steady demand from domestic customers. more
The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
Toy maker Hasbro has come under fire by parents who are upset that the extruder tool in the Play-Doh Cake Mountain set looks like a sex organ. more
The “light bulb” moment for Foolproof Brewing founder Nick Garrison appeared during his honeymoon at a brew pub in Quebec. When his wife said, “Wouldn’t it be nice to own a place like this someday?” the then-Raytheon employee knew his future was sealed. Less than three years later, the Pawtucket company Garrison created from the foundation of his home-brewing hobby is one of the success stories of the growing Rhode Island craft-beer industry. more
BOSTON – The state last week announced nearly $2 million in funding to support manufacturing workforce training across the state, with $287,950 going towards a Bristol Community College initiative. more
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