Updated November 30 at 11:32am
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Boosted by Star Wars sales, Hasbro Inc. beat analyst estimates in the third quarter, showing a profit of $207.6 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, compared with $180.5 million, or $1.40 diluted share, in the year-ago period. more
Do you feel the rising energy in Rhode Island's manufacturing community these days? It springs from a quiet confidence that companies have about their future based on projected or recently won contracts. Even though these good signs haven't … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – August "arrived with a bang for Rhode Island," according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. His monthly Current Conditions Index, which measures economic momentum, surged to 92, its highest value … more
August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
In 2012, Michael Brown sailed into the Pacific to see for himself what decades of ocean-tossed trash piles contained. The debris field, he said, was filled with plastics. "I went out to see it," he said. "Let me run my fingers through the … more
Nortek Inc. said that it has ended discussions to sell the company. more
Hexagon Metrology will host an open house highlighting industrial measurement technologies from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 21. more
A U.S. House Career and Technical Education committee field hearing co-hosted by U.S. Rep James R. Langevin and the German Marshall Fund of the United States featured education and workforce development advocates and business representatives from Rhode Island and Germany discussing ways to strengthen apprenticeship programs. more
The great recovery in U.S. manufacturing jobs -- a surprising five-year surge that blossomed in the aftermath of the financial crisis and added almost 900,000 people to payrolls across the country - appears to be dead. Or at the very least, on hold. more
The recent Rhode Island Manufacturing Week trumpeted an industry that last year added 700 jobs – the first job growth in seven years. That's great news, though it could be even better if local manufacturers could lure more prospective … more
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