Stuff

2018 Stuff

 

Making and building a more robust future for Rhode Island

For PBN subscribers, this week’s issue offers the initial publication of “A guide to Stuff made and built in Rhode Island.” The project was designed...

Rhode Island restarts a manufacturing legacy

Rhode Island has been making things ever since Europeans arrived on the shores of Narragansett Bay. First it was boats, then textiles and finally...
A BRIGHT START: Michael Stuba is training for a job as a pipe fitter for General Dynamics Electric Boat at a Westerly Education Center program put on by the Community College of Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. manufacturers learn to manage a ‘good’ problem – training more...

In the last few years, manufacturing in Rhode Island is on a growth spurt of sales, productivity and plant modernization, and that’s led to...

Tiffany & Co. | The Lombardi Trophy

THE STORY: For nearly two centuries Tiffany & Co. has been making style-defining jewelry and landmark designs. And in Cumberland, they manufacture the Vince...

General Dynamics Electric Boat | SSN Attack Submarine Nuclear SSBN –...

THE STORY: Modules for the SSBNs are made at Quonset Point in North Kingstown and in Newport News, Va. The SSBN Virginia-class submarines are...

Beacon Design by ChemArt | 2018 Harry S. Truman Christmas Ornament

THE STORY: Beacon Design is the decorative and retail division of ChemArt, based out of Lincoln. ChemArt was founded in 1976. Beacon Design makes...

Evans Capacitor Co. | Capacitors

THE STORY: Evans Capacitor Co. has been making capacitors – a device used for storing an electric charge – since 1990. Its hybrid capacitors...

The Town Dock | Calamari

THE STORY: Narragansett-headquartered The Town Dock has been serving customers worldwide since 1980. It offers many product lines of frozen calamari and whole squid,...

Daniele Inc. | Del Duca Prosciutto

THE STORY: Daniele is a Rhode Island-based, family-owned and -operated charcuterie that was founded in 1945. It is known worldwide for its Del Duca...
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