Quonset Business Park celebrates its 13,000th employee

Quonset Development Corporation celebrated a big milestone, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, with the hiring of Quonset Business Park's 13,000th employee. (WLNE)

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) –Quonset Development Corporation celebrated a big milestone Monday, with the hiring of Quonset Business Park’s 13,000th employee.

This is a photo of a plane made by REGENT Craft. (WLNE)

The employee was Maddie Macfarlane, of Providence, who is a Navy veteran and works with REGENT Craft’s engineering group.

Several Rhode Island elected officials attended the gathering at REGENT Craft in North Kingstown. Those in attendance were Gov. Dan McKee and U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse.

Gov. Dan McKee is seen speaking at a REGENT Craft event in Quonset, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. (WLNE)

REGENT Craft makes sea gliders, which are 100% electric plane boats that can transport both passengers and goods.

 

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