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Many can take a bow for Quonset’s success

The Quonset Business Park has been the leading engine of Rhode Island’s economic growth and job creation for years and continues to grow and...

President of Electric Boat to retire Sept. 30

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Jeffrey S. Geiger will retire Sept. 30 as president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, Rhode Island’s largest defense contractor.The company’s president...
PRIMARY INVESTMENT: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has made investments in people, such as through the Real Jobs Rhode Island program, a signature of her administration. Above, Megan Cortesi and Jeremy Demers learn how industrial systems handle liquids at the Westerly Education Center.
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As always, it’s all about people when it comes to the...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo understands that the best and most long-lasting investment is in people. From the Real Jobs Rhode Island program, to Rhode...

Rhode Island restarts a manufacturing legacy

Rhode Island has been making things ever since Europeans arrived on the shores of Narragansett Bay. First it was boats, then textiles and finally...

General Dynamics Electric Boat | SSN Attack Submarine Nuclear SSBN –...

THE STORY: Modules for the SSBNs are made at Quonset Point in North Kingstown and in Newport News, Va. The SSBN Virginia-class submarines are...

From the editor

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Stuff, or more formally, “A guide to Stuff made and built in Rhode Island.”For manufacturers and builders, these...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced Wednesday a plan to help Rhode Islanders in recovery land jobs and skills training opportunities through a $4 million, federally-funded initiative. Rhode Island College President Frank D. Sanchez, left, will co-chair an ad-hoc committee to generate guidelines which local businesses can follow to be known as "recovery friendly." / COURTESY

New initiative to match Rhode Islanders in recovery with jobs

PROVIDENCE - In an effort to reach Rhode Islanders in recovery and match them with open jobs and skills training opportunities, on Wednesday, Gov....
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. has approved $14.66 million in incentives over 10 years for four companies, which Commerce RI expects will add $118 million in new revenue for the state over 15 years. Above, Jesse Saglio, the chief operating officer and president of R.I. Commerce Corp, at left, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, at a recent meeting of the Commerce board. / PBN FILEPHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Commerce RI authorizes $14.7M in incentives for companies’ expansion, relocation plans

PROVIDENCE – State officials authorized up to $14,655,000 in incentives Monday intended to attract two new companies to Rhode Island and encourage two existing...
ELECTRIC BOAT will receive up to $20 million in incentives for its initiative to nearly double its square-footage in the Quonset Business park and hire 1,300 workers in Rhode Island as it scales up its workforce to build the Colombia-class submarine for the U.S. Navy. Above the Virginia-class submarine, which Electric Boat also produces for the Navy. / COURTESY ELECTRIC BOAT

Is the state making a good investment with its offer of...

The announcement earlier this month that the state was offering up to $20 million in tax incentives to General Dynamics Electric Boat to expand...
ELECTRIC BOAT will receive up to $20 million in incentives for its initiative to nearly double its square-footage in the Quonset Business park and hire 1,300 workers in Rhode Island as it scales up its workforce to build the Colombia-class submarine for the U.S. Navy. Above the Virginia-class submarine, which Electric Boat also produces for the Navy. / COURTESY ELECTRIC BOAT

State offers up to $20M for Electric Boat Quonset expansion, hiring...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – General Dynamics Electric Boat is expanding its Quonset facility and creating 1,300 jobs over the next decade, the company announced Thursday.As...
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