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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Manufacturing

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...

RIMA Manufacturers & Congressional Summit to be held Oct. 22

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Manufacturers Association has opened registration for its Manufacturers & Congressional Summit on Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event...

Business association seeks manufacturer grant applicants

PROVIDENCE – The Mass. legislature has appropriated $250,000 to the New England Business Association to provide private consulting to small- and medium-sized manufacturers undergoing...
After getting a finance degree from the University of Rhode Island and working for Xerox for about a dozen years, Andrew Coutu became a serial entrepreneur. R&D Technologies Inc., which he started with his son Justin about a decade ago, is his fifth company since 1983. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

3D printing is more than promise, it’s here and fun now

Andrew Coutu | R&D Technologies Inc. founder and CEO Before R&D Technologies, I had two companies that failed and two that were sold successfully. I...

Beacon Design creates 3rd annual Beacon House Ornament

LINCOLN – Creator of the White House Ornament since 1981, Beacon Design has handcrafted the Blair House Ornament for the third year in a...
A REPORT conducted by the University of Rhode Island estimated that the marine trades in Rhode Island added $4.6 billion to the Rhode Island economy. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION

Report: Marine trades added $4.6B to R.I. economy in 2016

PROVIDENCE – Marine trades in Rhode Island had a $4.6 billion effect on the Rhode Island economy in 2016, according to a University of...

DesignxRI Design Week plans textile-manufacturing panel

PROVIDENCE – During DesignxRI Design Week, Polaris MEP and the Rhode Island Textile Innovation Network will host a free panel discussion for manufacturers, designers...

Dryvit acquires Canadian insulated-concrete-forms manufacturer and distributor

PROVIDENCE – Dryvit Systems Inc. has acquired Nadura Corp., an Ontario, Canada-based, insulated-concrete-forms manufacturer and distributor. Nudura will become a stand-alone operating unit of Dryvit. Nadura...
THE PRODUCER-PRICE INDEX decreased 0.1 percent month to month in August after no change in the prior month and increased 2.8 percent year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Producer prices in U.S. decline for first time in 18 months

NEW YORK - United States producer prices unexpectedly fell in August, the first drop in 18 months, on declines in costs for services and foods,...

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