Manufacturing

KVH Industries Inc. | KVH TracPhone LTE-1

THE STORY: Starting from creating the first digital compass for sailboat racing in 1982, KVH Industries Inc. has evolved into a creator of mobile...

Zim Sailing | Collegiate FJ (Flying Junior boat)

THE STORY: Bristol-based Zim Sailing was founded 10 years ago. It specializes in one-design sailboats, accessories and parts. The Collegiate FJ is primarily used...

Cooley Group | Coolpro reservoir cover

THE STORY: Pawtucket-based Cooley Group is a manufacturer of high-performance polymeric solutions that markets and distributes products in more than 50 countries on six...

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence | GLOBAL S Coordinate Measuring Machine

THE BACK STORY: Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is the successor company to Brown & Sharpe, the longtime maker of precision tools and instruments. Today, precision...

WaterRower | WaterRower Classic

THE STORY: All WaterRowers sold throughout the world are made at the company’s Warren manufacturing facility. John Duke submitted the patent for the rower...

The Original Bradford Soap Works Inc. | Clinique facial soap

HISTORY: The Original Bradford Soap Works Inc. was founded in Rhode Island in 1876. It initially made industrial soaps used to scour wool for...

AstroNova Inc. | TMX All-In-One Data Acquisition System

THE STORY: West Warwick-based AstroNova develops and applies data visualization technologies in products for industrial, packaging, aerospace and defense industry customers, with sales and...

AVTECH Software Inc. | Room Alert 12E Environment Monitor

USED FOR: Room Alert monitors temperature, humidity, power, smoke, water, motion and more, and notifies users via SMS and email to potentially damaging conditions....

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. | Flexible packaging for food

BACKGROUND: Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is the American subsidiary of Japan-based Toray Industries Inc. Founded in 1985, TPA makes polypropylene and polyester film at...

The Plastics Group of America | Polifil polypropylene-based reinforced resins

THE STORY: The company was founded in 1973 as a buyer and seller of scrap materials. In 1978 it began recycling, and then in...
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