Manufacturing

ASPEN AEROGELS reported a $34.4 million loss in 2018.

Aspen Aerogels reports $34.4M loss in 2018

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Aspen Aerogels Inc. reported a loss of $34.4 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, in 2018 compared with a $19.3 million...

Textiles are still vital to R.I. economy

On Feb. 11, the Ocean State showed the textile industry a little love, holding its first Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair.Included in its...
SUMMER INFANT, doing business as SUMR Brands, reported a $4.3 million loss in 2018. Above, an upcoming product from its Born Free brand. / COURESY SUMR BRANDS

Summer Infant reports $4.3M loss in 2018

WOONSOCKET – Summer Infant Inc., doing business as SUMR Brands Inc., reported a loss of $4.3 million in 2018, or 23 cents per diluted...
The manufacturing site at 373 Market St. in Warren has sold for $4.25 million./COURTESY CBRE GROUP INC.

Two industrial properties sold in Warren, Jade Plastics to relocate, expand

WARREN – Two industrial properties in Warren have been sold for a combined $8.6 million, CBRE Group Inc. announced Wednesday.The largest property, at 373...

RITIN partners with URI to host first textile and academic networking...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – More than 200 people attended the first annual Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair on Feb. 11 at the University of...

Polaris MEP to host safety workshop for manufacturers Feb. 21

PROVIDENCE – Polaris MEP will host the lunch-and-learn workshop, “Top Things to Consider When Implementing a Safety Program,” on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to...
U.S. MANUFACTURING OUTPUT fell 0.9 percent after a downwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in the prior month. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. manufacturing production unexpectedly contracts in Jan.

NEW YORK - United States factory production unexpectedly contracted in January, shrinking the most in eight months on weakness in the automotive sector and...
Four years ago, Renaud Megard left behind a travel-heavy, corporate job and bought Nameplates for Industry. He hasn’t looked back, balancing more time with his family and building a small business. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

By creating a path to success, workforce issues can be solved

Renaud Megard | NFI LLC president and CEOThroughout my career in various industries, the biggest challenges I have faced have come from finding the...

Proceeds from new Granny Squibb beverage to aid Save The Bay

PROVIDENCE – The Granny Squibb Co. LLC is giving a portion of the proceeds from its new organic iced-tea flavor – Charlie’s Cranberry –...

Toray Plastics to add new polypropylene film line in 2020

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Toray Plastics (America) Inc. will invest in a state-of-the-art, 8.7-meter polypropylene film line, including the construction of a new building to...
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