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Davol building new HQ to grow into

A booming plastic-surgery market and other favorable trends have made Davol Inc. outgrow its Cranston home, so it’s having a developer build it a...

Summer Infant posts 1Q earnings of 2¢ per share

WOONSOCKET – For the quarter ended March 31, Summer Infant Inc. posted net income of $200,000 or 2 cents per share, on revenue of...
THE CURVE, the smallest BlackBerry with a full keyboard, will include includes a camera and a music and video player as well as e-mail and telephone functions. It is due out this month, in advance of Apple's new iPhone. /

New BlackBerry aims to challenge iPhone

Research In Motion Ltd. plans to sell a smaller BlackBerry e-mail device this month, adding a new design before the debut of Apple Inc.’s...
PADDLEFEST-GOERS bundle up against the breeze from Wickford Harbor. /

Ahoy there!

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Kayak Centre of Rhode Island held its annual Demo Days Paddlefest Weekend May 5 and 6 at Wickford Town Beach...

New postal rates take effect Monday, May 14

The new U.S. Postal Service rates and fees that take effect Monday will include new fees based on the shape of letters, large...

Davol breaks ground on future home in Warwick

Davol Inc. of Cranston today broke ground for a 120,000-square-foot headquarters building at at 100 Crossings Blvd., Warwick. The 11 a.m. ceremony was attended...
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’...
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