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Flex campus will boost Quonset jobs

Quonset Business Park is Rhode Island’s leading engine of job creation and economic development, with 11,800 jobs and more than 200 companies, but we’re...
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...
FINLAYS celebrated a ribbon cutting for its new R&D and manufacturing facility in the Quonset Business Park. From left, Steven J. King, managing director of Quonset Development Corp., Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, Steve Olyha, CEO of Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA, Stefan Pryor, R.I. commerce secretary, and Richard A. Welch, president, North Kingstown Town Council. / COURTESY FINLAYS

Finlays celebrates ribbon cutting at new Quonset Park facility

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc. celebrated the ribbon cutting for its 28,800-square-foot global research and development, and manufacturing center at...
AS A RESULT OF POOR RESULTS, GREENCORE has announced it will halt production at its North Kingstown facility that opened in 2015, with the possibility that it will be sold. / COURTESY GREENCORE GROUP

Greencore was a buy for every single analyst. Then it fell...

LONDON – Stock darling Greencore Group PLC is likely to attract some bears after Tuesday’s surprise profit warning. The shares tumbled as much as 30...
BUSY PORT: Ships unload cars being imported into the U.S. from overseas, at the NORAD facilities at the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown. Daniel Tofdoff, longshoreman, scans and tags vehicles / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Quonset reports nearly 6% increase in employment in 2017

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Employment at Quonset Business Park rose by 5.5 percent in 2017, to 11,458, according to a newly released annual report. The business...
A new campus of flexible industrial and warehouse space is under construction at Quonset Business Park./STEVEN KING

Flexible industrial space under construction at Quonset Business Park

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Quonset Business Park is constructing a new industrial campus, with buildings of flexible office and warehouse space intended to provide...
LONG TIME COMING: Extensive investments of time and money are paying off at T.F. Green Airport, with new airline service and the opening of a cargo facility. / COURTESY R.I. ­DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Public investment in T.F. Green starts to show significant payoff

After nearly 20 years and roughly a quarter of a billion dollars spent, the extension of the runway at T.F. Green Airport seems to...
PINNACLE LOGISTICS LLC reached lease agreements with the R.I. Airport Corp. for operations and cargo storage at T.F. Green Airport as well as with the Quonset Development Corp. for warehouse space in the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown. / COURTESY THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pinnacle Logistics to operate out of T.F Green and Quonset Business...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Pinnacle Logistics LLC reached agreements with the R.I. Airport Corp. and the Quonset Development Corp. to lease shipping and operations space...

Commuter rail key to R.I. growth

Mary MacDonald’s Sept. 1, 2017 article, “The state’s 2012 bet on commuter-rail service has yet to pay off. Is it time to privatize?” is...
CLEAN AND GREEN: Nat Harris washes The Compost Plant's truck after food scraps were dumped on a compost pile at Earth Care Farm in Charlestown. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Will R.I. be ready for mandate on composting?

Rhode Island may not be ready for a new statewide composting law that goes into effect Jan. 1, with two needed food-waste-to-energy facilities yet...

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