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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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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