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October 15, 2018
AWB awards Green Manufacturer of the Year on final leg of 2018 tour
The final day of AWB’s bus tour started with an early-morning visit to Insitu, the pioneering manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems. Located...
October 11, 2018
Food processing and metal fabrication highlight Day 6 of bus tour celebrating Washington manufacturers (w/ video)
The Tyson Foods meat processing plant in Wallula, just outside the Tri-Cities, is one of the smallest in the company's beef division but at 1,400 e...
October 10, 2018
Manufacturing awards announced during fifth day of statewide bus tour (w/ video)
AWB announced a pair of awards and The Spokesman-Review put a spotlight on manufacturing Wednesday as the seven-day statewide bus tour rolled into...
October 9, 2018
Cross-state connections become clear as #MFGisWA tour hits Kittitas, Grant and Stevens counties (w/ video)
A bubbly froth spills out of a machine inside the plant at the Lane Mountain Company, a manufacturer that’s been making silica sand just outside...
October 8, 2018
Bus tour highlights legacy of Washington's largest and smallest manufacturers (w/ video)
At the end of a long gravel driveway in rural King County, behind a house and surrounded by trees, sits a shop that for 40 years has served as the...
August 14, 2018
Gorton shares insight, prediction on U.S. Supreme Court
As Washington state’s attorney general, Slade Gorton argued 14 cases in front of the U.S Supreme Court. Later as a U.S. Senator for 18 years, he...
July 24, 2018
Janet Ray reflects on remarkable 44-year career with AAA Washington
Janet Ray was looking for work in 1974. She had just finished a temporary public affairs position at the state Department of Ecology and had previo...
April 25, 2018
AWB Communications Team earns honors from Hermes Creative Awards
AWB's communications team is dedicated to telling the stories Washington's employers - how they s...
February 26, 2018
Support for manufacturers likely an end-game issue for 2018 legislative session
Senate lawmakers signaled that they may be looking for a way to help the Washington manufacturers this session, despite failing to include a busine...
February 16, 2018
AWB tells House committee, 'It's time to let all manufacturers win'
AWB President Kris Johnson called on lawmakers to lower the business and occupation (B&O) tax rate for all Washington manufacturers, not just t...
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