Defense export session scheduled as part of STEAM ENGINE USA

SMITHFIELD – A special business-development session for defense industry manufacturers will be held next week through STEAM Engine USA, an initiative by the R.I. Commerce Corporation that’s working to enhance economic and workforce potential by bridging the gap between designers and manufacturers. The session will be held on Tuesday at the John H. Chafee Center […]

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Yes, advanced industries are providing jobs to Americans

One possible objection to our claim at the Metro Program that “advanced industries”— those that invest heavily in research and development (R&D) and science, technology, education, and math (STEM) workers—are a prerequisite for broad-based local and national prosperity derives from these industries’ extraordinary productivity. After all, industries characterized by outsized output per worker do not […]

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