Manufacturing

THE EPA HAS ANNOUNCED its proposed plan for a cleanup of the Walton and Lonsbury Superfund Site in Attleboro. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

EPA announces cleanup plan for Attleboro Superfund Site

PROVIDENCE – A proposed cleanup plan was announced for the Walton and Lonsbury Superfund Site in Attleboro, the EPA announced Thursday.The EPA added the...
ALEX AND ANI HAS demanded $1.1 billion in damages from Bank of America Corp. in a lawsuit alleging lending discrimination. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CINDY ORD/GETTY IMAGES

Alex and Ani sues Bank of America for lending discrimination

NEW YORK –A few short years ago, jewelry maker Alex and Ani LLC was the public example of a happy Bank of America Corp....

Electric-vehicle maker Tesla opens first store and service center in...

WARWICK – Following a ribbon-cutting on July 20, electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc. opened its first store and service center in Rhode Island.Mayor Joseph J....

Polaris MEP to host upcoming session on productivity, capital equipment

PROVIDENCE – Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership will host a free workshop on company productivity and capital equipment on Thursday from 8-9:30 a.m.The breakfast event...

Anna’s Kitchen nets 10 awards at spirits competition

BARRINGTON – Anna’s Kitchen LLC, maker of shrubs – apple-cider vinegars combined with organic herbs and fruits to make organic drink mixers, won 10...
TEXTRON, maker of airplanes and helicopters, among other products, reported net income of $217 million in the second quarter of 2019, a 3.1% yearr-over-year decline. / COURTESY TEXTRON

Textron reports $217M in Q2

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. reported a profit of $217 million in the second quarter of 2019, or 93 cents per diluted share, a 3.1%...

Davies industry alliances produce job offers for 30 tech school grads

LINCOLN – Thirty students from Davies Career & Technical High School have received full-time offers from the school’s work-based learning program business partners, which...
U.S. FACTORY OUTPUT output climbed 0.4% from the prior month in June. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

U.S. factory output climbs more than expected as autos advance

NEW YORK – United States factory output rose by more than expected in June on a solid gain in motor-vehicle production, suggesting American manufacturing is...
LDC of East Providence has acquired Johnston-based First Casting.

LDC acquires First Casting

EAST PROVIDENCE – LDC Inc. has acquired First Casting Co., the companies announced this week.LDC is a jewelry manufacturer based in East Providence. First...
BRAND & OPPENHEIMER CO., doing business as Ocean State Innovations, has named Bryan Boulis president, effective immediately.

Boulis named president of Ocean State Innovations

PORTSMOUTH – Bryan Boulis has been named president of Brand & Oppenheimer Co., doing business as Ocean State Innovations, effective immediately, the organization announced...
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