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RI 2014 Fastest Growing and Innovative Companies

Published 08/18/2014

(Updated, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 18) PROVIDENCE – Some of the region’s most buzzworthy companies have been named in Providence Business News’ third Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. Companies with the largest percentage growth of revenue from 2011 to 2013 in four revenue size categories, along with the most innovative companies in each of 10 industry categories,...

"3D Printing: 5 Reasons to Use it in Product Development"

Published 08/15/2014

Inside Business: The Hampton Roads MagazineBy: Chris RichterPosted: August 15, 2014  No matter what we are building, whether it be a spaceship or a paper-clip, we are all looking to make something faster, better and cheaper. Anyone who has tried to accomplish all three of these simple goals realizes the challenge of meeting these criteria. With the...

"Regulators Need to Catch Up with 3-D Printing Technology "

Published 07/29/2014

3-D printing can create medical devices that can save and improve lives, but regulators are holding up progress.  Article by Justin Coutu Ever since Garrett Peterson was born, his parents have had to watch him suddenly stop breathing. Garrett was born with a trachea so weak that the littlest things make it collapse, cutting off his ability...

"Competition is King"

Published 07/28/2014

Competition is King Justin Coutu, the president of R&D Technologies, a Rhode Island supplier of 3D printers that distributes the devices in Massachusetts, said the technology is catching on with everyone "from Hasbro to Pratt & Whitney." He said 3D printed prototypes in particular can be a key for manufacturers that want to protect their designs, and...

"The 3D Generation: How Rapid Prototyping is Changing the Game"

Published 04/17/2014

Commercial Construction and Renovation MagazineMarch/April 2014 IssueBy: Andy Coutu   "Faster. Better. Cheaper. This is not a promo for a “Six Million Dollar Man” episode from the 1970s. It’s the new mantra of today’s manufacturing companies, which are using innovative methods to get their products to market faster, better and cheaper than ever before..."   Click here to read the full article