Virtual Q&A Featuring Rhode Island Manufacturers

 

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture kicks-off a virtual series of Q&As with the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association beginning Tuesday, September 22 at 5pm. The series is the lead-in to the annual MFG Day on Friday, October 2.

 

Rhode Island Manufacturers Association’s President Dave Chenvert, will be joined by representatives from local manufacturers Mearthane Products CorpR&R Machine Industries, Inc., Taylor Box, and Tri-Bro Tool. Together, they will discuss our state’s manufacturing sector, the impact of COVID-19, as well as RIMA’s efforts to support the industry during the pandemic and ensure employee safety.

 

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Chenevert has been Executive Director of the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association since 2017. A Rhode Island native and graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Chenevert previously owned and operated the 65-employee Swissline Precision Mfg. Inc. in Cumberland for 31 years.

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