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NEB Becomes ISO 9001:2015 Registered for Composite Manufacturing

NEB Becomes ISO 9001:2015 Registered for Composite Manufacturing

Portsmouth, Rhode Island: After close to a year of refining their Quality Management System with help from Rhode Island’s Polaris MEP, New England Boatworks Inc. (NEB) has been ISO 9001:2015 registered by NQA. NEB joins a very limited number of Rhode Island Composites...

Polaris MEP Recruiting Experts to Accelerate Manufacturing Growth

Polaris MEP Recruiting Experts to Accelerate Manufacturing Growth

Industry Specialists Sought to Meet Evolving Needs of RI Manufacturers May 1, 2018 – PROVIDENCE, RI – Polaris MEP, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership for Rhode Island, is recruiting professional business consultants with a goal to help the state’s manufacturing...

First Card Company is now First Card Packaging

First Card Company is now First Card Packaging

New vision, more services and products, same commitment East Providence, Rhode Island – September 6, 2017 – First Card Company, a family owned and operated packaging manufacturer located in East Providence, Rhode Island, announced today that it will now serve its...

Rhode Island Manufacturing Leader Named to NIST MEP Advisory Board

Rhode Island Manufacturing Leader Named to NIST MEP Advisory Board

Hope Global’s Leslie Taito Joins National Team Providing Guidance to Help Small Manufacturers PROVIDENCE, RI – Leslie Taito, Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations for Hope Global in Cumberland, RI, has been named to the National Institute of Standards and...

Polaris MEP and The Phoenix Partnership Bring 21st Century Lean to RI

Polaris MEP and The Phoenix Partnership Bring 21st Century Lean to RI

New Breakfast Series, Manufacturing Essentials Course and Executive Level Training for Manufacturers Offered PROVIDENCE, RI – Polaris MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) and the award-winning Phoenix Partnership will be providing local manufacturers with 21st...

Partner’s Program Targeting Student Debt

Partner’s Program Targeting Student Debt

Do you, or do your employees, have student loan debt? The Wavemaker Fellowship program may be for you! Designed as a way to keep the best and brightest talent in Rhode Island, the Wavemaker Fellowship program provides up to 4 years of student debt relief to...

NBC 10’s Frank Coletta Interviews Polaris MEP

NBC 10’s Frank Coletta Interviews Polaris MEP

Polaris MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) Center Director, Christian Cowan, was interviewed by NBC 10’s Frank Coletta about the new programs and events focused on Rhode Island Manufacturing.

Call for Exhibitors – 2017 Rhode Island Robot Block Party

Call for Exhibitors – 2017 Rhode Island Robot Block Party

Is your company on the forefront of automation with robots? Or do you manufacture robots? The Rhode Island Robot Block Party, a free community event, is accepting applications to exhibit at the Sunday, April 30, 2017 expo at the Pizzitola Center at Brown University....