Manufacturing

Five Questions With: Robert Randall

Chances are, you’ve used a hand-soap pump today and didn’t think much about it. Robert Randall is vice president of sales for Silgan Dispensing,...

Rubius announces 3 new patents for cellular-therapy program

PROVIDENCE – Rubius Therapeutics, a Cambridge, Mass.-based biotech firm that develops and genetically engineers red blood cells for use in medications for rare diseases,...
EXCLUDING FOODS and energy, United States producer prices increased 2.3% in May from a year earlier. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Underlying U.S. producer prices rise at slowest pace in year

NEW YORK – A measure of underlying United States producer prices rose at the slowest pace in more than a year, signaling inflation pressures...
RAYTHEON and United Technologies announced plans to merge over the weekend. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ALASTAIR MILLER

CEO-to-CEO call paved way for United Technologies/Raytheon blockbuster

NEW YORK – When Greg Hayes took the reins at United Technologies Corp. in late 2014, the newly minted CEO said he would pursue...

Polaris MEP lunch and learn to focus on domestic-violence awareness

PROVIDENCE – Polaris MEP and the Domestic Violence Resource Center for South County are partnering for a program on June 13 that is intended...

Organic Dyes completes consolidation of its facilities in R.I. and S.C.

LINCOLN – Colorant solution provider Organic Dyes & Pigments LLC has relocated its Providence and East Providence facilities into one new facility in the...
ASTONOVA REPORTED a $1.7 million profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, according to Gregory A. Woods, CEO of the West Warwick company. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Astronova Q1 profit more than doubles to $1.7M

WEST WARWICK – Astronova Inc. reported a $1.7 million profit, or 23 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 ended...

MFGWatch report shows growth, tariff concerns in manufacturing industry

PROVIDENCE – Material availability and a lack of skilled workers were cited as concerns, amid growth, by three hundred custom manufacturers and sourcing professionals...

RIMTA’s fiberglass-boat recycling project completes first delivery of materials

BRISTOL – The Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling pilot project, or RIFVR, has completed its first major delivery of boat-hull materials, the Rhode Island...

Toray Plastics announces membership in Sustainable Packaging Coalition

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Toray Plastics (America) Inc., maker of polyester, polypropylene and other films for packaging, announced it has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition,...
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