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PLANNING AHEAD: Nate Fiske, right, Case Snow Management Inc. regional director of operations, and shop foreman Ken Maynard equip one of the company’s trucks with a tablet loaded with Case’s management software.
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Case taking industry by storm

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $25m - $75M 1. Case Snow Management Inc.CEO (or equivalent): Jason Case 2018 Revenue: $42,241,933 2016 Revenue: $19,955,219 Revenue growth: 111.7%WHEN WINTER...
ACCORDING TO PLAN: From left, Assistant Project Manager Taylor Huntly, Superintendent Marty Mendonca, Senior Project Manager Chi Yik and Manager of Project Administration Sharon Barbary unfurl blueprints in the Providence office of Shawmut Design and Construction.
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Energized by innovative projects

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $75M and above 1. Shawmut Design and ConstructionCEO (or equivalent): Les Hiscoe 2018 Revenue: $169,800,000 2016 Revenue: 103,375,698 Revenue growth: 64.3%ALTHOUGH EMPLOYEE-OWNED national...
SELF HELP: Swoogo CEO Leonora Valvo has built a subscription-based event-marketing software company with her business partner Tim Cummins, without the help of venture capital. 
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Filling a gap in the meetings market

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $250,000 to $5M 1. SwoogoCEO (or equivalent): Leonora Valvo, founder and CEO 2018 Revenue: $2,024,618 2016 Revenue: $370,461 Revenue growth: 446.5%SWOOGO IS a...
A CLOSE LOOK: NFI Corp. employee Kim Brittain inspects a laminate at the New Bedford company.
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At NFI, a laser focus on graphics

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: | $5m - $25M 1. NFI Corp.CEO (or equivalent): Renaud Megard, owner and CEO 2018 Revenue: $14,482,646 2016 Revenue: $5,511,868 Revenue growth: 162.8%WHILE...

Marketing success with integrated plan

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $250,000 to $5M 4. Integrated Media Group LLCCEO (or equivalent): Gil Lantini and Ralph Coppolino, co-founders 2018 Revenue: $1,702,345 2016 Revenue: $573,649 Revenue...

A business built on solid foundation

2019 PBN Fastest Growing Companies: $250,000 to $5M 5. Building Enclosure Science LLCCEO (or equivalent): Michael E. Kenney, co-founder, co-owner and president; Charles Antone, co-founder...

Merging SouthCoast, Bristol County chambers announce new name

PROVIDENCE – Close to three months after the two chambers separately announced they were merging as a single entity, the SouthCoast and Bristol County...
FIELDS POINT on Providence’s waterfront is where National Grid Rhode Island has started construction on a natural gas “liquefaction” facility to better meet the region’s needs for electricity and heating, especially on the coldest days of the year, the company says./COURTESY/NATIONAL GRID PLC

National Grid all in on natural gas

For all the talk about renewable energy in Rhode Island, the state’s largest utility is doubling down on natural gas.Without announcements or fanfare, National...
Kevin Eagan

Deducting buying costs

(Editor’s note: This is Part I of a two-part column on deducting the costs of buying a business. See part II here.)When acquiring a...
ELIZABETH CATUCCI has been appointed the next CEO and president of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. / COURTESY NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Catucci named CEO and president of Northern R.I. Chamber of Commerce

PROVIDENCE – Elizabeth Catucci has been named CEO and president of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, the organization announced Tuesday.The appointment is...
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