Posts Tagged ‘ Rhode Island ’

FlexScreen Ranks No. 116 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Northeast Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Mar 9th, 2023

Inc. magazine recently released its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Northeast list, a ranking of the fastest-growing Northeast private companies, based in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. FlexScreen was ranked No. 116. “Our explosive growth is a true testament to our amazing, hard-working teams, the industry […]

Builders FirstSource Completes Acquisition of National Lumber

Jan 7th, 2022

Builders FirstSource Inc. recently announced that it has acquired National Lumber, the largest independent building materials supplier in New England. National Lumber operates 19 facilities and employs more than 700 people across Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. National Lumber sales are expected to be approximately $440 million in 2021. “We are thrilled to further expand […]

Consent Decree Ends Lead-Based Suit for Home Depot

Apr 26th, 2021

A federal judge signed off on a consent decree last week, ending a lawsuit between the states of Utah, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., alleging that Home Depot violated certain provisions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen, for […]

Three States Allege Home Depot Ignored Lead Safe Work Practices

Jan 12th, 2021

The states of Utah, Rhode Island and Massachusetts filed a legal complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division on December 17, 2020, alleging that Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. violated certain provisions of U.S. EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP)— proposing more than $20 million in penalties. […]

Rhode Island Aims to Level Playing Field for Products Made in the USA

Apr 4th, 2013

Legislation introduced recently by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the Offshoring Prevention Act, aims to eliminate a special tax break received by companies that ship jobs overseas. According to the seven-page bill, its purpose is “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of […]