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$125k to grow Rhode Island composites industry

EDA grant will identify opportunities for expanding innovative East Bay companies.

27th July 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Bristol, RI

Construction, Transport/​Aerospace, Civil Engineering

The grant from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) was awarded to the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) and the town of Bristol to develop a strategic plan to maximise the competitiveness of the local composites industry, with a focus on Bristol and surrounding communities in the East Bay.

“This federal grant is another positive step toward growing this innovative manufacturing sector in Rhode Island. It will help the state’s composites industry coordinate economic development initiatives and create more good-paying jobs here at home,” said Senator Reed.


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