Manufacturing

BEYOND BOOK LEARNING” The state’s Prepare Rhode Island initiative is connecting students with careers that aren’t academic in nature, including through the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH program. Here, Cole Chiaradio assembles a band saw at the manufacturing section of Westerly High School in a P-TECH program.  / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD


A guiding connection

Connecting people and jobs is always a challenge, but in the manufacturing and construction sectors in Rhode Island, the process has become especially challenging...

From the editor

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Stuff, or more formally, “A guide to Stuff made and built in Rhode Island.”For manufacturers and builders, these...
BELL HELICOPTER has signed an agreement with Garmin International related to the development and integration of a autonomous vehicle management computer for its VTOL aircraft, seen above as an air taxi. / COURTESY TEXTRON

Bell Helicopter signs deal with Garmin for urban air travel collaboration

PROVIDENCE – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. subsidiary, signed a teaming agreement with Garmin International Inc. on the development and integration of autonomous vehicle...
THE RHODE ISLAND Textile Innovation Network held its official launch at the Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket. From left, Michael Woody, President is RITIN and CEO of TransTex, and Jack Wilson of Griswold Textiles. / COURTESY STEVE MASON

Rhode Island Textile Innovation Network lauded by national group

PAWTUCKET – With the official launch of the Rhode Island Textile Innovation Network at the Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket, the National Council of...

Twin River hosts New England Electrical & Alarm Expo Oct. 4

LINCOLN – The fifth annual New England Electrical & Alarm Expo will be held Thursday at the Twin River Event Center at the Twin...
DRYVIT SYSTEMS PRESIDENT AND CEO Mike Murphy said that the demand for the company's NewBrick product led to the company to open a new manufacturing facility in North Kingstown. The company expects to more than double its manufacturing workforce over the next decade. / / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Dryvit Systems to open new manufacturing plant, plans workforce expansion

WEST WARWICK – Dryvit Systems Inc. will open a 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the former Brown & Sharpe plant in North Kingstown, the company...

To reach the next stage, leave the old ways behind

Clare King | Propel LLC owner and presidentPropel develops innovative textile technologies for war fighters and firefighters. We’ve been in business for more than...

Luca + Danni rides hand-crafted jewelry to rebuild family legacy

Fastest Growing Companies | $5M-$25M | 2nd place CEO (or equivalent): Fred Magnanimi, founder and CEO 2017 Revenue: $7,345,245 2015 Revenue: $2,183,637 Revenue growth: 236.4%Every day when the...
HASBRO will release an adult party game parody version of five of its classic board games through Target, such as "The Game of Life: Quarter Life Crisis Parody Edition." / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro to offer adult party game versions of board game classics...

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. is poised to release adult party game parody editions of some of its classic board games, the company announced Thursday.The...
NAUTIC PARTNERS has acquired an Atlanta-based pharmaceutical development, manufacturing and packaging company, Mikart.

Nautic Partners acquires Ga. contract pharmaceutical manufacturer

PROVIDENCE – The private equity investor Nautic Partners LLC has acquired Atlanta-based Mikart Inc., a contract development and manufacturing organization, or CDMO, that specializes...
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