RIMA wishes to congratulate Dan Dwight & Cooley/Group of Pawtucket for being recognized as this year’s MLC High Achiever of the Year awardfor their transformation from legacy machinery to smart tech. In addition, MLC is allowing Cooley to extend an invitation to RIMA members free of charge to participate in a virtual tour of the Cooley operation. Dan has been a strong supporter of RIMA and is part of our Advisory Council.
The virtual plant tour will be held on Wednesday, December 9th 11:00 – 1:00 PM ET. As a member of Cooley’s collaboration team, you are personally invited to register for the tour free of charge through the link provided below:
To Register, CLICK HERE and use code cooleygstto attend.
After you register, you will receive a personal login link directly from GoToWebinar prior to the event and once more the day before to access the virtual event. Please do not share this link as it can only be used by one person (yourself) at a time.
This will be an informative webinar and you will take away ideas from this virtual tour. Many thanks to Dan for extending this invite to our RIMA members at no charge.
Unemployment dropping Nationwide:The Labor Department reported Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by 638,000 and the unemployment rate was at 6.9%. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for a payroll gain of 530,000 and an unemployment rate of 7.7%, a touch lower than the September level of 7.9%.
October’s gain was just slightly off the September pace of 672,000
The Institute for Supply Management® reportedthat the manufacturing sector expanded in October at the fastest pace since September 2018, with the sector continuing to rebound from COVID-19-related weaknesses in the spring.
Manufacturing Metric Study by KPMG & Manufacturing Institute (MI)
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RIMA is very pleased to acknowledge Arch's award and note that Arch is a long time member of RIMA. Those in need of cutting tools such as precision end-mills please give them a shout out....great company to work with.
DLT’s Real Jobs Rhode Island program has partnered with the Business Network for Offshore Wind to provide a virtual learning course for Rhode Island-based businesses and entrepreneurial individuals interested in expanding into the offshore wind industry. The Foundation 2 Blade (F2B) industry training program is a three-part
The free (Yes! FREE! A $2,500 value!) classes will take place virtually December 9, 11, and 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST...READ MORE