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TEXTRON, maker of airplanes and helicopters, among other products, reported net income of $217 million in the second quarter of 2019, a 3.1% yearr-over-year decline. / COURTESY TEXTRON

Textron reports $217M in Q2

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported a profit of $217 million in the second quarter of 2019, or 93 cents per diluted share, a 3.1%...

Davies industry alliances produce job offers for 30 tech school grads

LINCOLN – Thirty students from Davies Career & Technical High School have received full-time offers from the school’s work-based learning program business partners, which...
U.S. FACTORY OUTPUT output climbed 0.4% from the prior month in June. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. factory output climbs more than expected as autos advance

NEW YORK – United States factory output rose by more than expected in June on a solid gain in motor-vehicle production, suggesting American manufacturing is...
LDC of East Providence has acquired Johnston-based First Casting.

LDC acquires First Casting

EAST PROVIDENCE – LDC Inc. has acquired First Casting Co., the companies announced this week.LDC is a jewelry manufacturer based in East Providence. First...
BRAND & OPPENHEIMER CO., doing business as Ocean State Innovations, has named Bryan Boulis president, effective immediately.

Boulis named president of Ocean State Innovations

PORTSMOUTH – Bryan Boulis has been named president of Brand & Oppenheimer Co., doing business as Ocean State Innovations, effective immediately, the organization announced...

R.I. Manufacturers Association workshop to focus on training resources

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association will hold a Training in Manufacturing workshop on Aug. 7 at the Providence Marriott Downtown.Those interested in...

CCRI creates video course to promote careers in advanced manufacturing

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island is teaming with LinkedIn Learning, a massive open online course website offering videos taught by industry...
Leslie Taito
Hope Global CEO
Leslie Taito has worn many executive hats in Rhode Island: chief of staff at Hope Global; director of regulatory reform at the R.I. Office of Management and Budget; and CEO of R.I. Manufacturing Extension Services, among others. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Allowing failure can lead to innovation

Leslie Taito | Hope Global CEO Recently, a bright, young employee came to me with an idea to improve a long-standing manufacturing process. He described...
NELIPAK CORP. has been acquired by Kohlberg & Co. from Mason Wells, and will now operate as Nelipak Healthcare Packaging.

Nelipak acquired by N.Y. private equity firm

CRANSTON – Nelipak Corp. Inc. has been acquired by Kohlberg & Co. LLC, a private equity firm headquartered in Mount Kisco, N.Y., the company...

Bagwell hired as business-development rep at Organic Dyes and Pigments

LINCOLN – Benjamin “Benji” Bagwell has joined Organic Dyes and Pigments as the company’s newest business-development representative, Organic Dyes announced.According to a company news...
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