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China seen as a challenging market<br> but also a rewarding one

Though doing business with China can be a lucrative endeavor, getting started requires a ton of research, and once you get a client, it...

Toray hopes to gain edge with clear polyester film

With its parent company operating in 18 countries, including lower-wage Asian nations, Toray Plastics America Inc. faces more pressure to perform and to make...

Gilbane sets out to build waterfront ‘destination’

Aiming to build a new “neighborhood on the Bay,” Gilbane Development Co. has signed an agreement with British Petroleum to buy a 40-acre property...

E.B. fitness center is a long-term investment

If the $130,000 that Electric Boat has invested in a wellness/fitness center at Quonset Point helps to prevent just eight employees from having a...

Honeywell’s CEO earned $27.7M in ’06

Honeywell International Inc., the world’s biggest maker of airplane controls, paid CEO David Cote $27.7 million in 2006 as profit and sales climbed.Cote’s...

New England Tech bachelor’s program<br> targets auto service managers

Keri Mello always keeps applications for service managers on file, because “there’s always a need for service managers.”But that need doesn’t necessarily stem...

Survey: Area’s employers see ‘dull’ market ahead

MILWAUKEE – Manpower Inc.’s latest Employment Outlook Survey, released last week, shows U.S. employers plan to “tone down” hiring activity during the second quarter...

Kilmartin again tries to ban cell phones in cars

PROVIDENCE – House Majority Whip Peter F. Kilmartin, D-Pawtucket, has again filed legislation to ban the use of non-hands-free cellular phones by drivers on...

N.E. health, biotech firms see 44% boost in VC

BOSTON - A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers shows 2006 was a near-record year for venture capital investment in New England biotechnology, health care services and...

USPS facility commits to environmental upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The vehicle maintenance facility of the U.S. Postal Service in Providence has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Performance Track,...
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