Manufacturing

RIMA, Museum of Work & Culture to kick off Manufacturing Week...

WOONSOCKET – The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association and the Museum of Work & Culture will host a kickoff to Manufacturing Week on Oct. 3...
TTHE FEDERAL RESERVE'S Beige Book said that New England's economy expanded at a moderate pace over the course of the summer based on the bank's interviews with businesses across the region as well as economic data.

Beige Book: N.E. economy continues to expand at moderate pace

PROVIDENCE – Federal Reserve business contacts in New England reported that economic activity continued to expand at a moderate pace from the end of...
THE INSTITUTE FOR SUPPLY MANAGEMENT indicated that U.S. manufacturing contracted for the first time in three year in August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG

U.S. manufacturing contracts for first time in 3 years

WASHINGTON – United States factory activity unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in three years as shrinking orders, production and hiring pushed...
NESTLE has filed a WARN notice to the Mass. Department of Labor informing the state of a site closure in Taunton that will affect 49 workers. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHELE LIMINA

Nestle/Dreyer’s Ice Cream site in Taunton to close, 49 workers impacted

TAUNTON – Nestle USA Inc. and Nestle Dreyer’s Ice Cream Co. will be closing the distribution and transfer center at 455 John Hancock Rd....
ASPEN AEROGELS' patent for aerogel composite with fibrous batting was found valid by a U.S. Court of Appeals.

U.S. Court of Appeals upholds Aspen Aerogels patent

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a 2018 decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that determined...
ASTRONOVA reported its second-quarter profit declined 20.4% year over year. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

AstroNova profit dips on 737 MAX grounding, economic uncertainty

WEST WARWICK – AstroNova Inc. reported a $951,000 profit in the second quarter of 2019, a 20.4% decline year over year. Earnings per diluted...
TIFFANY & CO. reported that same-store sales declined 3% year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KONRAD FIEDLER

Tiffany drops as sales miss signals more tourist spending woes

NEW YORK – Tiffany & Co. posted quarterly sales that missed projections as concerns about foreign tourist spending persisted. The shares fell as much...

Clarke Valve maintains ISO 9001 certification for manufacturing operations

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Clarke Valve, which has offices in town, has maintained its ISO 9001: 2015 certification, the company announced on its website. The certification...

Five Questions With: Meredith Carroll

Information technology solutions company Vertikal6 held a free webinar recently for the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association on penetration testing, and why it’s important for...

Jewelers Board of Trade announces revamped, simplified credit report

WARWICK – The Jewelers Board of Trade, a nonprofit association that delivers credit information on jewelry businesses, has announced its newly redesigned credit report. “We...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News

Get Award-Winning Journalism: Unlimited access to PBN
Digital + Print for just $1.90 per week.

(with annual subscription)