Officials to celebrate Quonset Business Park’s 10,000th employee

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – Several of Rhode Island’s elected officials will gather Monday morning to celebrate an economic milestone.

More than 10,000 people are now employed at the Quonset Business Park and Port of Davisville, home to nearly 200 companies.

The port is also one of the top ten locations for automobile imports in North America, according to the Quonset Development Corporation, which manages the Quonset Business Park.

Governor Chafee, Governor-elect Raimondo, Senators Reed and Whitehouse, and others will gather at 10:30 to celebrate the milestone and also recognize a recent hire as the 10,000th employee.

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