Manufacturing

HEXAGON MANUFACTURING INTELLIGENCE has made a $4 million gift to URI in the form of manufacturing technology and assistance. Above, from left to right,URI President David M. Dooley, Hexagon's President and CEO Angus Taylor, and URI Dean of Engineering Ray Wright. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/MICHAEL SALERNO

Hexagon pledges $4M gift to URI

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will receive a technology gift valued at $4 million for the URI College of Engineering from...
GENERAL DYNAMICS has been awarded a $22.2 billion contract to build the next generation of Virginia-class submarines. / COURTESY GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

General Dynamics awarded $22.2B submarine contract

PROVIDENCE – General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded a multiyear $22.2 billion contract in partnership with Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. from the U.S. Navy,...
U.S. MANUFACTURING contracted for the fourth straight month in November, according to the Institute for Supply Management. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MATTHEW BUSCH

U.S. factories extend contraction as index misses forecasts

WASHINGTON – America's industrial heartbeat remained faint in November as a measure of manufacturing contracted for a fourth straight month against a backdrop of...
CRAFTY FELLOW: Jeffrey Greene, owner of Peter Pots Pottery, displays some of the pottery products he and his craftspeople have made by hand at a converted old mill in South Kingstown. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

At scenic mill, much-desired pottery has been the product for seven...

The tale of Peter Pots Stoneware Inc. in South Kingstown feels like it should be encased in a snow globe or tucked into a...

Langevin bill would fund temporary retention of retiring manufacturing employees to...

PROVIDENCE – Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., introduced a bill to encourage companies to keep retiring employees long enough to train the workers that...
SUMR BRANDS CEO Mark Messner is leaving the company.

Summer Infant CEO Messner to step down

WOONSOCKET – Summer Infant Inc., doing business as SUMR Brands, on Tuesday announced that CEO Mark Messner is stepping down. Messner will remain in his...

Manufacturing Innovation Challenge cohort applications due Nov. 20

PROVIDENCE – Applications are due Nov. 20 for the next cohort for Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge, which gets underway soon. The submission period began...
U.S. MANUFACTURING dropped 0.6% in October. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MATTHEW BUSCH

U.S. factory output declines by most since April on GM strike

WASHINGTON - United States manufacturing output slumped in October by the most in six months as an auto workers' strike at General Motors Co....
HASBRO HAS announced the pricing of notes that are expected to net $2.4 billion for the company that it intends to use in the proposed acquisition of Entertainment One Ltd. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro announces pricing of notes expected to net $2.4B for eOne...

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. on Thursday announced the pricing of an underwritten registered public offering of a range of notes that it projects will...
RUBIUS THERAPEUTICS reported a loss of $47 million in the third quarter.

Rubius Therapeutics posts $47M loss in Q3 on increase in R&D...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Rubius Therapeutics Inc. reported a loss of $47 million in the third quarter, or 59 cents per diluted share, the company...
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