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U.S. factory orders fall 5.6% in January

WASHINGTON – New orders for manufactured goods fell 5.6 percent in January to $383.1 billion, after rising 2.6 percent in December, the U.S. Census...

Competitor acquiring Mattress Discounters

HOUSTON – Mattress Firm has signed a letter of intent to acquire Mattress Discounters Corp., a mattress maker and retailer with more than...

BLS halves its estimate of 4Q gain<br> in U.S. productivity

WASHINGTON – The nation’s productivity in the last quarter was lower than previously thought, and labor costs were higher, The U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau...

Martin Cheese Co. in soft-cheese recall

WESTPORT – The Mass. Department of Public Health has announced a recall of certain soft cheeses, known as Portuguese Cheese, made by the Martin...

VR Industries acquires Quantum Pure Aire

WARWICK – Electronics manufacturer VR Industries Inc. has announced its acquisition of Quantum Pure Aire Products. Financial details were not revealed.Quantum, which has been...

Kopin posts revenue of $71.7M in partial ’06 report

TAUNTON – Kopin Corp. (Nasdaq: KOPN) today reported preliminary 2006 results, saying full reports are expected after the completion of its stock-option probe. For...
REAR ADM. (select) Thomas J. Eccles, NUWC's new commander, is also deputy commander for undersea warfare and technology at Naval Sea Systems Command.  /

Eccles assumes command of NUWC

NEWPORT – The Naval Undersea Warfare Center has a new leader, Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, who assumed command in a ceremony Friday at...
ALBION CROSSING LLC has purchased the Lincoln complex for $15.7 million, A.T. Cross said today. The manufacturer is leasing back 154,000 square feet; the rest of the site is to be developed as Class A office space. /

A.T. Cross in $15.7M sale/lease-back

LINCOLN – A.T. Cross Co. (AMEX: ATX) this morning announced it has completed the sale and lease-back of its global headquarters and manufacturing facility...

FarSounder receives 3rd patent on 3D sonar

WARWICK – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted FarSounder Inc. a third patent on its award-winning 3D forward-looking sonar technology.“This latest...
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Tapping the power of biofuels

Though it has been virtually unavailable this winter, “bioheating” oil – a blend of diesel and oil refined from vegetable oil, recycled cooking grease...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

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8am–11am