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Manufacturing
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For the nearly 200-person-strong team over at residential swimming pool equipment manufacturer Hayward Industries Inc. of North Kingstown, the concept of lean manufacturing means more than just a set of lofty goals aimed at delivering quality … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Joy Hearn, D-Barrington, has introduced a resolution that would grant $750,000 to the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The nonprofit organization, a business unit of the University of Rhode Island Research … more
At age 15, Ava Anderson was too young to execute contracts on behalf of Ava Anderson Non Toxic, the direct sales company she started. The mission-driven company was founded to introduce people to the dangers of harmful chemicals found in home … more
Wardwell Braiding Co., a 116-year-old manufacturer in Central Falls, has just 39 employees. Yet it sells its products in 47 states and 50 countries, and has sales offices in 27 countries with the help of a network of sales representatives. … more
The first thing you should know about needle-punch felt manufacturer Bouckaert Industrial Textiles: the employer of 58 came through the worldwide economic downturn unscathed. The second thing is that its products are virtually everywhere, … more
At least one company in Rhode Island has enough confidence in its business to make significant capital investments in the last 18 months. Hope Valley Industries spent $3.6 million for new equipment between October 2013 and February of this year, yet … more
You know what's so exciting about this year's honorees of PBN's Manufacturing Awards program? They all are growing – revenue, employees and customers. Whether they have created innovative products or services, have found new markets, are … more
The essence of leadership is multifold – it involves strategic movements and investments, calculated risk-taking, and thoughtful delegation, as well as the ability to inspire a genuine confidence and respect among the crucial ranks which keep the … more
Last week Providence Business News held its second Manufacturing Awards event. The winner for strategic leadership, Todd Blount, the head of Blount Fine Foods, has transformed the family-owned enterprise through persistent, thoughtful … more
If there was a theme to Providence Business News’ Manufacturing Awards program Thursday at Bryant University’s Bello Center, it was that teamwork helps an enterprise function at a level much greater than the sum of its parts. more
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