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By continuously challenging themselves to deliver better services and products, these Rhode Island companies have distinguished themselves as industry leaders that produce good jobs for Rhode Islanders and reinforce the state's position as a great place to start and grow a business.

Seafreeze, Ltd.

Seafreeze, Ltd.

In 2014, Rhode Island food and seafood companies made great progress growing their export sales with Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and Food Export-Northeast’s assistance. That year, 31 companies participated in Food Export’s programs including Buyers Missions, Focused Trade Missions, Food Show PLUS!™, webinars seminars, the Online Product Catalog and the Branded Program -- a cost share assistance program for international market promotion.

Greencore USA

Greencore USA

When Greencore needed to expand its production facility in the northeast, the company chose to come to Quonset Business Park in Rhode Island for a variety of reasons. Centrally located between Boston and New York, Rhode Island presented an ideal location. Quonset offered easy access to Route 4 and Interstate 95, which meant products could get to market quickly and efficiently. The business park itself has modernized infrastructure, is meticulously...

Artic Tool & Engineering

Artic Tool & Engineering

When the Carlyle Johnson Machine Company (CJMC) – the Connecticut-based parent company of wholly owned subsidiary Artic Tool & Engineering Company – decided to embark on an aggressive growth plan through new product offerings and advanced product development programs within Artic Tool, it needed an alternative to the facility in Warwick, RI. The lease in Warwick was expiring in six months, and the company hesitated to renew the lease after...

Dassault Systemes SIMULIA

Dassault Systemes SIMULIA

With the help of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, Dassault Systemes (DS) SIMULIA moved into its new 100,000-square-foot, Class A space located in the Northwoods Office Park in Johnston in November 2014. DS SIMULIA needed additional space to accommodate its growing business. The process started in December 2012 when the governor and the City of Providence visited Dassault's CEO Bernard Charles in Paris, France, establishing a working relationship and opening...

Baby Greens

Baby Greens

Baby Greens was founded by Jeffrey Kamminga in 1993 in North Kingstown, RI. The farm consists of four energy-efficient greenhouses used to grow sustainably produced, chemical-free, gourmet salad greens year-round. During the summer, Baby Greens provides a weekly delivery service from farms all over Rhode Island to homes and businesses. Given the requirements of chemical-free, year-round growing, the farm uses a substantial amount of electricity, creating a variable and considerable...

Utilidata

Utilidata

Utilidata, Inc., is a cutting-edge software company located in Providence that utilizes patented technologies to leverage real-time information about the electric grid. Utilidata works with electric utilities to leverage innovative solutions that reduce wasted energy and save money. As Utilidata began expanding into new global markets in the Middle East and Asia, CEO Scott DePasquale realized that he and his team needed to be completely up-to-date on export control compliance...

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