Friday, May 17, 2024

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Strong job growth powers R.I. economy in Q1

PROVIDENCE – Job growth helped power the state’s economy in the first quarter of 2024, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council and the Center...

Fujifilm Electronic Materials wins national supplier award

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Texas Instruments, a semiconductor company known for its calculators and education technology, has awarded Fujifilm Electronic Materials U.S.A. Inc. a Supplier...
RHODE ISLAND Beef and Veal and one of its owners, Michael A. Quattrucci, have been fined and placed on federal probation for violating the Federal Meat Inspection Act.

Johnston beef slaughterhouse fined $20K for violating Federal Meat Inspection Act

PROVIDENCE – Almost a year after admitting in federal court that it defrauded customers and violated the Federal Meat Inspection Act five years ago,...

Business leaders express guarded optimism at economic outlook breakfast

WARWICK – Rhode Island business leaders and financial experts remain guarded on the region’s short-term economic prospects, agreeing Tuesday during the annual Economic Outlook...

U.S. consumer confidence continues to decline as Americans worry about the...

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated for the third straight month as Americans continue to fret about their short-term financial futures with prices...

Sensata Technologies posts $76M profit in Q1; Cote retires as CEO

ATTLEBORO – Sensata Technologies Holding PLC on Tuesday reported a $76 million profit in the first quarter of 2024, a decline from $86.4 million...

PBN announces 2024 Best Places to Work

PROVIDENCE – Sixty-seven honorees have been named by Providence Business News for its 2024 Best Places to Work Awards program. Each company and organization recognized...

Fed’s preferred inflation gauge shows price pressures stayed elevated last month 

WASHINGTON (AP) – A measure of inflation closely tracked by the Federal Reserve remained uncomfortably high in March, likely reinforcing the Fed's reluctance to...
APPROXIMATLY 160 PEOPLE attended Providence Business News' 2024 C-Suite Awards ceremony, which recognized 12 local business leaders, at the Omni Providence Hotel. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

URI Research Foundation’s Rumsey, CIC Providence’s Messier among honorees recognized at...

PROVIDENCE – Peter Rumsey feels that true leadership is not about commanding or receiving personal gain, but rather serving others and empowering them to...
SUSTAINABLE SHIFT: Dane Sheldon is the director of business development for AquasGroup in East Providence, which began by designing wastewater management systems for use by other manufacturers, and while it still makes these systems, the company has become more focused on developing water purification, recycling, recovery and storage systems.
PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Meet the Makers: AquasGroup helps other manufacturers clean up their acts

It’s a doctor’s job to safely insert medical devices into patients and before they reach the operating room, it’s AquasGroup’s job to help ensure...
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