If you haven't been to the Grillo's Pickles website, you should. There, you'll find the fantastic story of how this company began. We've copied part of it here to save you a click.
Grillo's Pickles began with a pickle cart, just a small wooden stand in downtown Boston, where Travis Grillo and his friends would sell two spears for one dollar. Travis would make the pickles by night using his family's 100-year old recipe - one he'd memorized from making pickles every summer as a kid. In the morning, Travis would bike to the Boston Common and set up the cart with his buddies. They'd hang out all day, urging people to try the simple Grillo family pickle. It was a small business but Travis worked hard for it. He made more pickles, biked more miles, and slept less hours than he ever had before. Read More..
Factory Five Racing was founded in 1995. Over the years they have grown from a start-up business in a small garage to become the world's largest manufacturer of "build-it-yourself" component car kits. They employ a full-time crew of about 40 people, and are located in Wareham, Massachusetts (about an hour south of Boston). They make their products right here in the USA, in the heart of New England where American manufacturing was born. Read More..
Fred and Danny Magnanimi grew up watching their father create beautiful, handcrafted jewelry in the family's Cranston, RI jewelry manufacturing business. When the boys grew up, Fred moved to New York and began working on Wall Street as an investment banker, while younger brother Danny, still enamored by the family business, stayed home. Increased competition from overseas businesses created significant challenges for the business, but Danny was confident he could find a way for the family business to evolve and thrive. This was his mission, this was his passion. Read More..
PS&H Attorney Christian Capizzo Serves As Instructor At NEEP In-State Regional Training
The Northeast Environmental Enforcement Project (NEEP) provides professional training services to their membership, which is comprised on professional staff from governmental agencies that are responsible for enforcing laws and regulations pertaining to environmental protection.
The NEEP in-state regional training session for Rhode Island, Environmental Compliance Inspection and Enforcement Training, takes place on May 13th and 14th at the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management in Providence. Topics covered in the training include:
Conducting a Compliance Inspection;
Documenting the Inspection;
De-Escalation Techniques and Communication Skills for Professionals in the Workplace;
PS&H Attorney, Christian Capizzo, will serve as an instructor for the Courtroom Testimony portion of the training, on May 14th.