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NEW ­DESIGNS: Elana Carello, owner of Elana Carello Sweaters, sketches new designs. She has found success in pop-up shops and artisan shows and has seen her sales grow. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Designer experiments, reinvents, hits stride again after returning to R.I.

Elana Carello of Elana Carello Sweaters – a Cranston designer who came back to the Ocean State from New York City about 10 years...
ADVANCED EQUIPMENT: Dave Zawacki, left, engineer, and Misha Pierre-Mike, sales and marketing manager, at Evans Capacitor Co. in East Providence. They are examining some of their advanced material-processing equipment that uses extreme temperature and pressure to form high-reliability capacitor parts.  / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Robots don’t take jobs, but turn manufacturers into educators

For years, we’ve heard about the shortage of labor in advanced manufacturing, with technological skills now the must-have labor asset for any company that...
BARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL students Shiyuan Huang, second from left, and Ariadne Dulchinos won the Congressional App Challenge in Rhode Island. The students are pictured with AP computer science teacher Mario Correia, left, and Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I. /COURTESY DAVID N. CICILLINE

Barrington students win Congressional App Challenge in R.I.

PAWTUCKET – Barrington High School students Shiyuan Huang and Ariadne Dulchinos won the Congressional App Challenge, hosted by Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I. The...
BRIAN JEPSON is a co-founder of technology group Providence Geeks. / COURTESY BRIAN JEPSON

Five Questions With: Brian Jepson

Providence Geeks and its technology meetups – rich with food, knowledge and networking – celebrates its 12-year anniversary next month. Providence Business News spoke...
SEVAN DESIGN & MARKETING has announced a two-year global licensing agreement with PBS Kids to provide a toy line of characters representing the children's network.

Warwick’s SEVAN inks manufacturing deal with PBS Kids

WARWICK – SEVAN Design & Marketing, a development, product design, prototyping and manufacturing firm launched less than a year ago, has announced a partnership...
CITRIN COOPERMAN CEO Joel Cooperman called the company's Qualified Security Assessor designation proof of its comprehensive cybersecurity services. / COURTESY CITRIN COOPERMAN

Citrin Cooperman certifies as Qualified Security Assessor

PROVIDENCE – Tax and business advisory firm Citrin Cooperman, which has offices in Providence, has been certified as a Qualified Security Assessor company by the...
PEG LANGHAMMER is the executive director of Day One, which collaborated on a new website with the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. / COURTESY DAY ONE

New website a resource for R.I. violent-crime victims

PROVIDENCE – A collaborative effort of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Day One, a new website will help those who have...
KVH INDUSTRIES INC.’S single-axis DSP-3100 is among the items in product orders totaling $5.8 million from major remote weapons-systems makers. / COURTESY KVH INDUSTRIES INC.

KVH announces $8.3M in FOG product orders, related contract

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc., which manufactures high-performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for the defense and commercial markets, received $5.8 million in product...
NEAL B. HARRELL JR. is the president of Brooks Marine Group, a marine-management recruiter based in Newport. / COURTESY BROOKS MARINE GROUP

Five Questions With: Neal B. Harrell Jr.

In Rhode Island, how do the old (boatbuilding) and new (technology) sync? Home to yacht-design master Nathaniel Herreshoff, the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of...
THE COLLEGE CRUSADE of Rhode Island’s high school robotics team will compete in the 12th annual FIRST Tech Challenge at the New England Institute of Technology on Feb. 3. From left, Carlos Cancino of Cranston; Lisandro Nunez of Providence; Cesar Rosario of Providence; Harold Alexieff of Cranston; and Emmanual Imonah and Gerson Menjivar, both of Providence. / COURTESY THE COLLEGE CRUSADE

NEIT to host 12th annual FIRST Tech Challenge for robotics competitors

EAST GREENWICH – New England Institute of Technology sponsors the 12th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge on Feb. 3...
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