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Regent’s Seaglider completes inaugural flight over Narragansett Bay

PROVIDENCE – Regent Craft Inc.’s high-tech Seaglider took flight for the first time over Narragansett Bay, the company announced in September, paving the way for...
NOTHING BUT NET: From left, U.S. Extruders Inc. Plant Manager Wade Lippo and assemblers Lexus Falcone and Dan Brownhead work with fishing net. 
PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

US Extruders Inc. hopes plastic makes perfect for new products

PBN Innovative Companies 2022 MANUFACTURING: U.S. Extruders Inc. THE OCEANS OF THE WORLD contain islands of plastics and other garbage. Westerly-based manufacturer U.S. Extruders Inc. is...
COLLABORATIVE EFFORT: From left, DESIGNxRI Executive Director Ellie Brown, Program and Events Manager Davin Samuels and marketing associate Rue Sakayama at the nonprofit’s Providence office. 
PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

DESIGNxRI builds an industry by design

PBN Innovative Companies 2022 NONPROFIT: DESIGNxRI DESIGN AND INNOVATION go hand in hand at DESIGNxRI. The Providence-based nonprofit creates economic development opportunities for Rhode Island designers,...

Breeze gets initial approval for $2.9M in tax credits to open...

PROVIDENCE – An R.I. Commerce Corp. panel has recommended nearly $3 million in state tax credits to sweeten the deal for Breeze Airways to...

121 college grads to get student loan reimbursements under Wavemaker Fellowship

PROVIDENCE – One hundred and twenty-one recent college graduates will receive student loan reimbursements under refundable tax credits announced by R.I. Commerce Corp. and...

Boston-based food launchpad expands to R.I.

PROVIDENCE — A Boston-based food launchpad is expanding its network of industry connections and capital into the Ocean State. Founded in 2015 by CEO Lauren...
Elizabeth M. Tanner / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With: Elizabeth M. Tanner

Elizabeth M. Tanner | Secretary of commerce, Rhode Island 1. How will you use your experience at the R.I. Department of Business Regulation in this new...

NEMIC selects second Activate cohort

PROVIDENCE – Ventures focused on sleep health, neurological diagnostics and remote monitoring were among the five startups selected to participate in the New England...
BOB BURKE, back row at left, owner of Pot au Feu Restaurant in Providence, says that while local restaurants are back to being full after the COVID-19 pandemic impacted operations, the costs for restaurants to operate has risen due to inflation and supply chain problems. / COURTESY POT AU FEU

R.I. delegation urges SBA to provide financial assistance to still-struggling hospitality...

PROVIDENCE – The state’s congressional delegation is pushing the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide financial assistance to restaurants in both Rhode Island and...

Commerce at crossroads: How will the gubernatorial election change R.I.’s economic...

Gov. Daniel J. McKee was in his element as he strolled along Main Street in East Greenwich one afternoon in July. It was another stop...
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