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SAFETY BRIEFING: Devon Zayas, left, and Scott Lyons, senior associates in the process-development division at Amgen’s laboratory in West Greenwich, conduct a pre-job safety briefing for hand-valve manipulations on the 100-liter stainless-steel bioreactor. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Amgen takes lead with new cholesterol control drug, augmented reality medicine

Amgen Rhode Island | Overall Excellence | More than 500 Employees“We have a mantra, ‘Serving every patient, every time.’ It’s the rally cry of...
BOARDS REVIEWED: From left, Randy Broyles, shipper, and CEO Edward McMahon look at the orders going out at Epec Engineered Technologies. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Epec continually creating custom electronics

Epec Engineered Technologies | Overall Excellence | 50-150 EmployeesEpec Engineered Technologies may be the oldest circuit board company in North America, but its openness...
GLOBAL REACH: From left, AVTECH President Rick Grundy and owner Michael Sigourney observe as John Pinckney, the company’s reseller channel manager, monitor a demonstration of AVTECH’s Room Alert technology, demand for which has driven worldwide exports. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Global cybersecurity need helps drive AVTECH exports

AVTECH | Exporting ExcellenceJust as its Room Alert technology products are responsive – notifying a facility when its IT area gets too warm or...
ON A ROLL: From left, Cooley Group employees Bo LeBlue, Cas Pereira and Joe Mello convert a finished goods roll of CoolGuard liner material, often used to line reservoirs, to the proper size.   / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Robust new-product revenue shows Cooley’s innovative spirit

Cooley Group | Product Innovation & DesignIt didn’t matter who you were rooting for in Super Bowl 2018. The Cooley Group of Pawtucket definitely...
SUPPLY AND COMMAND: From left, AstroNova CEO Gregory Woods, Purchasing Manager James McGovern and Vice President of Instrument Manufacturing Stephen Petrarca review the company’s new vendor-owned/managed inventory system. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

AstroNova supply chain reaps rewards of new tech tool

AstroNova Inc. | Supply Chain ExcellenceThough they have applications across many industries, such as aerospace, ­automotive and packaging, all AstroNova Inc. products involve data...
DISTILLED WISDOM: From left: Chris Guillette, distiller at Sons of ­Liberty, and Sons of Liberty CEO Mike Reppucci with one of the distillery’s whisky stills. Reppucci took advantage of a change in Rhode Island law to expand Sons of Liberty’s primarily sales-based business into an event and bar venue. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Sons of Liberty revolutionizing distillery business

Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. | Emerging ManufacturerThe Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.’s success as an emerging manufacturer came about...
JOHN DICECCO, an engineer at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, won the Department of Defense STEM Advocate Award. / COURTESY NUWC

NUWC engineer wins federal STEM outreach award

NEWPORT – John DiCecco, an engineer at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, won a U.S. Department of Defense Science, Technology, Engineering and...
KIM BARKER LEE is the new vice president of diversity and inclusion for International Game Technology PLC. / COURTESY IGT

Five Questions With: Kim Barker Lee

Kim Barker Lee is new to Providence, in a newly created position, for a new corporate global diversity program. Lee is International Game Technology...
HOPE & MAIN and Crave Food Systems have launched an app to help local people buy local food.

Hope & Main serves up high-tech method to purchase local food

WARREN – Food-business incubator Hope & Main is bringing its small businesses online.The group has teamed up with Providence-based food-technology company Crave Food Systems...
RESULTS FROM VERIZON'S 2018 Mobile Security Index show 32 percent of the 600 companies surveyed admit to opting for improving business performance over mobile security.

Study: Businesses prioritize performance over mobile data security

PROVIDENCE – New survey results from Verizon’s 2018 Mobile Security Index show that almost a of organizations across multiple industries admit they’ve sacrificed cybersecurity...
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