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Textron System puts ‘defense’ back in unit’s name

WILMINGTON, Mass. – Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), this week announced it has changed the name of its Wilmington operating unit...

SJ Corio to handle sale of Paramount Cards assets

The Warwick-based SJ Corio Co. today announced it will handle the sale of more than 2,000 items from the inventory of Paramount Cards Inc.The...

Acushnet Co. parent posts 39% rise in earnings per share

Fortune Brands Inc. today reported earnings per share growth of 39 percent in 2006, as well as a fourth-quarter per-share profit increase of 38...

Textron 4Q profits rise 65%, to $195M

PROVIDENCE – A rise in aircraft deliveries by its Cessna unit helped boost Textron Inc.’s fourth-quarter profits by 65 percent, according to Bloomberg News....

Kopin boosts production for Army contract

TAUNTON, Mass. – Kopin Corp. this week announced a “significant” increase in production of hardware for the Army’s TWS-II Thermal Weapon Sight program. Kopin declined...

Searching for the right customers

A Providence marketing firm specializes in pay-per-click advertisingWORKING PLANET MARKETING GROUP INC. www.WorkingPlanet.com TYPE OF BUSINESS: Paid search (pay-per-click) marketing firm LOCATION: 180 Elmgrove Ave., Providence OWNERS: Soren...

German firm picks R.I. for its North American HQ

Polyrack North American Corp. was joined this month by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, Mayor David S. Iwuc, the R.I. Economic Development Corporation and the...
GEORGE SAGE poses with one of 'Sage's Stages,' in this Peter Pan Bus Lines photo.

George M. Sage, Bonanza Bus founder, dies at 74

PROVIDENCE – Local businessman and philanthropist George M. Sage, 74, the founder of Bonanza Bus Lines, died unexpectedly Monday in Providence, Bonanza’s parent company...

Markland may sell its 82% stake<br> in Technest Holdings

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc., working to transform laboratory technology into real-world products, yesterday said it is "exploring strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,"...

Flagship signs with Trailways

Flagship Bus. Co. last week announced that its trademark bright blue buses are getting a splash of red in time for the holidays, because...
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