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ISM: Manufacturing expands for 4th month

TEMPE, Ariz. – U.S. manufacturing last month expanded for the fourth consecutive month, while the nation’s economy grew for the 67th straight month, according...

Daughters take charge of fathers’ legacies

It’s an old and cherished pattern: The father starts a business, then grooms his sons to take it over, and they, in turn, pass...
KEN READ, Puma's captain for the '08-'09 Volvo Ocean Race, said Goetz Custom Boats and Spanish designer Botin Carkeek will give the team "the fastest ride around the planet."  /

Puma selects Goetz as yacht builder<br> for ’08-’09 Volvo Ocean Race

Bristol-based Goetz Custom Boats has been chosen by Puma to build the sports apparel company’s racing yacht for the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race.Goetz was...
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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise for 15th week, to $3.089

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen for the 15th consecutive week, to 91 cents above the mid-February price of $2.179 per...

Court, creditors approve Amtrol reorganization

WEST WARWICK – A Chapter 11 reorganization plan for Amtrol Holdings Inc., Amtrol Inc., Water Soft LLC and Amtrol International Investments Inc. was approved...
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Exploring a land of opportunity

At the invitation of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, reporter Natalie Myers joined a group from Rhode Island on a trade mission to the...

Summit highlights U.S. manufacturing strengths

Manufacturing is not dead, nor is it doing as poorly as people tend to think. That seemed to be the theme of Bryant University’s...

TPI Composites unveils newest military truck

WARREN – TPI Composites Inc., a manufacturer of large-scale composite structures, unveiled on May 7 its new lightweight, all-composite truck cab. The cab was...

Durable goods orders rise for 3rd month in a row

Orders for durable goods recorded a third straight gain last month, the longest streak in almost two years, confirming that manufacturers will help buoy...
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Getting to work: Public or private transit?

This week’s questions:Friday, May 18, was Ride Your Bike to Work Day. Did you or any of your employees bike to work?Does your...
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