Eager to sell goods ‘Made in R.I.’

MAKING IT WORK: Elizabeth Potenza, an independent fabricator and artist, at work at The Steel Yard, in Providence. The nonprofit routinely partners with local businesses for industrial painting, power coating and sandblasting of its goods. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
MAKING IT WORK: Elizabeth Potenza, an independent fabricator and artist, at work at The Steel Yard, in Providence. The nonprofit routinely partners with local businesses for industrial painting, power coating and sandblasting of its goods. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
Can a movement and a logo that brandishes “Made in Rhode Island” as its moniker boost local commerce? Rhode Island state officials and businesses who manufacture tangible goods that originate here are about to find out. A new law signed by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on June 25 establishes a task force to address that…

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