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Mark S. Murphy joined Providence Business News as the newspaper’s editor in November 2005. He previously had served as the editor of Golf World Business, after working in a variety of editing positions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Murphy holds a bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College, a master of science from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a master of business administration from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.
CAREER PATH: Christopher L. Calderon, left, and Edwin A. Montas, project engineers at Gilbane Building Co., benefited from an early introduction to construction. Calderon, who remembers being treated to pizza parties with elementary school classmates at the company’s corporate office as recognition for good grades, said giving young people a chance to look beyond the careers of their parents is important. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Nov. 5, 2018

White men still dominate construction, though some companies are committed to changing that.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s...

Politics makes fundraising complex

It is standard fare for Rhode Island to have ballot measures that involve public expenditures for broad social goals, be it affordable housing, or...

Evans Capacitor Co. | Capacitors

THE STORY: Evans Capacitor Co. has been making capacitors – a device used for storing an electric charge – since 1990. Its hybrid capacitors...

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence | GLOBAL S Coordinate Measuring Machine

THE BACK STORY: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is the successor company to Brown & Sharpe, the longtime maker of precision tools and instruments. Today, precision...

The Plastics Group of America | Polifil polypropylene-based reinforced resins

THE STORY: The company was founded in 1973 as a buyer and seller of scrap materials. In 1978 it began recycling, and then in...
Noel Bonilla
AGE: 46
COMPANY: Mearthane Products Corp.
JOB TITLE: Assistant supervisor 
EDUCATION: Reached junior year in high school
SALARY: $33,000-$38,000 / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

It’s about learning

Noel Bonilla | Age: 46 | Company: Mearthane Products Corp. | Job title: Assistant supervisor | Education: Reached junior year in high school | Salary: $33,000-$38,000Noel Bonilla...

From the editor

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Stuff, or more formally, “A guide to Stuff made and built in Rhode Island.”For manufacturers and builders, these...

To be relevant, successful companies listen, learn and communicate

In this time of instantaneous and ubiquitous communications, it would not seem difficult for any enterprise to know what its key stakeholders are thinking...
NEW ECONOMY: Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce, former CEO of Alex and Ani LLC, wants to design a new economy for the state, which he sees as a hub for blockchain, an emerging technology he says will replace the internet. 
/ PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, Sept. 4, 2018

Self-described visionary Giovanni Feroce wants to disrupt how R.I. does business. Will voters follow?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Thursday the state has cut the volume of regulations for businesses by almost one-third.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, Aug. 6, 2018

Gov. Raimondo sees a growing state economy to be proud of. But is that the story from her first term voters will care the...
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