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CHANGE AGENT: Care New England Senior Vice President and General Counsel Alyssa V. Boss, right, has had a major role in updating the state’s Hospital Conversion Act, while improving the functioning of the hospital system’s legal department. Here she meets with Associate General Counsel Sui Jim. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Legally speaking, she’s making a big difference

How did Alyssa V. Boss, senior vice president and general counsel of Care New England Health Systems, earn her PBN Business Women recognition? Start with...
THE RIGHT TOOLS: North Kingstown-based Hexagon Metrology Inc. has implemented a new employee-education program designed to achieve greater workforce flexibility through cross-training. Pictured above are Hexagon Metrology employees Steve Webster and Mariano Martins. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Advanced training enhances precise machining

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...
SAFETY IS AS SAFETY DOES: Robert Lebeaux, right, founder, president and CEO of The Plastics Group of America, has made employee safety a cornerstone of the company’s approach to business. With him are plant manager Brian Curley, left, and Leo De Lorme, assistant plant manager. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Plastics maker keeps wary eye on worker safety

The Plastics Group of America takes very seriously the famous scene in the film “The Graduate” in which a man tells Benjamin Braddock, a...

Tech company succeeds by getting personal

The information technology services provider Atrion Networking Corp. has doubled its revenue over the past four years by not – oddly enough – focusing...

Company flourishes when all hands sell the work

Hope Global is one of the fastest-growing manufacturers in Rhode Island because of a team approach to marketing its textile and wire products. The...

Fuel business roars out of the Great Recession

Warren Equities Inc. has fueled its rise as one of the fastest-growing companies in Rhode Island with its successful marketing of petroleum products throughout...
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