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U.S. MANUFACTURERS held the line on prices in April, despite rising materials and energy costs. Above, Craig O'Bryant grinds down the corner of a fuse box, preparing it for installation in a motor coach, at the Marathon Coach Inc. factory in Coburn, Ore. /

Producer prices rise 0.7% in April

WASHINGTON – The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, a measure of wholesale prices, rose a seasonally adjusted 0.7 percent in April, fueled by...

URI to receive $1.52M in Sea Grant funding

WASHINGTON – The University of Rhode Island will receive $1.52 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant college program to continue...
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES is based at Aquidneck Corporate Park, near the Navy base that provides most of its work. /

SEA CORP wins $26.3M in military contracts

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. (SEA CORP) has been awarded an $8.3 million contract to help integrate Tomahawk missile systems into the...

Textron sees strong DoD demand for armored vehicles

PROVIDENCE – Textron Systems Corp., a division of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), says demand for its Armored Security Vehicle remains strong. Despite the Marine Corps’...

‘Providence Tomorrow’ hearing delayed to May 16

PROVIDENCE – The City Plan Commission has delayed its public hearing on “Providence Tomorrow: The Interim Comprehensive Plan” until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May...
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Summer Infant posts 1Q earnings of 2¢/share

WOONSOCKET – For the quarter ended March 31, Summer Infant Inc. (Nasdaq: SUMR, SUMRU, SUMRW) posted net income of $200,000 or 2 cents per...

Auto industry leads way in recycling service waste

Currently, there is substantial attention given to global warming relating to industrial and automobile emissions into the atmosphere. As a result, however, public and...
AT THE ROTTEN ROBBIE station in Sunnyvale, Calif.,  gasoline was going for $3.499 per gallon and up on Friday - and diesel for $3.059 per gallon - as prices nationwide edged toward or above the $3 mark.  /

AAA: R.I. gas prices near $3/gallon

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen for the 12th consecutive week and are nearing $3 per gallon, according to AAA Southern...
AN AERIAL VIEW of the former Hope Global manufacturing facility that Precision Park Partners has just purchased shows how close the property is to Interstate 295. /

Local investors take $10.8M plunge

Despite the continuing contraction of manufacturing activity in Rhode Island, the market for industrial space continues to be active, at least based on a...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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