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Smithfield biopharma manufacturer announces major hiring campaign

SMITHFIELD – High Purity New England, which manufactures products for the biotech, pharma and life sciences industries, including custom single-use assemblies, seeks to hire...

Propel wins Industrial Fabrics Foundation award for 3D Smart Shirt

PAWTUCKET – Fabric manufacturer Propel LLC won a first-place 2020 Innovation Award from the Industrial Fabrics Foundation for its 3D Smart Integrated Shirt project,...

We Make RI launches industrial sewing classes to help train displaced...

CRANSTON – Working in conjunction with the Back to Work RI initiative, manufacturing and training organization We Make RI has launched industrial sewing classes. The...
WARWICK-BASED CME Corp., the largest health care equipment distributor in the U.S., announced Tuesday two new contracts with HealthTrust Purchasing Group LP, a leading health care performance optimization and group purchasing organization with $45 billion in purchasing power. / COURTESY CME CORP.

Warwick’s CME Corp. announces new partnership to deliver medical supplies faster

WARWICK – As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, two major players in the health care industry are joining forces to deliver medical equipment faster. Warwick-based...
AMERICAN FACTORIES expanded at a slower pace last month. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, reported that its manufacturing index declined to 57.5 in November from 59.3 in October. / AP FILE PHOTO/ AMR ALFIKY

U.S. factories grew more slowly last month; index dips to 57.5

WASHINGTON (AP) – American factories grew at a slower pace last month and there are concerns that surging coronavirus infections will endanger an economic...
TEXTRON INC. has agreed to sell some of its its non-U.S. businesses to CAE Inc. for $40 million in cash considerations.

Textron agrees to sell some non-U.S. businesses for $40M

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. has reached an agreement to sell elements of its subsidiary Tru Simulation + Training Inc. to CAE Inc. for $40...

General Dynamics CEO: Electric Boat jobs present a long-term, career-length opportunity...

PROVIDENCE — Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics Corp., praised the public-private partnership it has with Rhode Island in training employees for...
THE RHODE ISLAND Manufacturers Association and Polaris MEP have resources available to assist manufacturing companies that participate in RIMA’s COVID-19 Designated Internal Auditor program, such as the Workplace Readiness Playbook. / COURTESY POLARIS MEP

Chenevert encourages COVID-19 Internal Audit program for manufacturers

PROVIDENCE – When it comes to manufacturers and COVID-19 safety protocols, Rhode Island Manufacturers Association Executive Director Dave Chenevert said external audits done by...

Electric Boat contract a big boost for R.I.

The long-term future of thousands of Rhode Island manufacturing employees looks bright now that General Dynamics Electric Boat has secured a $9.5 billion contract...

Electric Boat celebrates $9.5B contract for first two submarines in Columbia...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – General Dynamics Electric Boat has secured a $9.5 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to construct and test the first two...

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