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October 5, 2018

Day Two of Manufacturing Week Tour: Composite Recycling, Paper, Timber and More (w/ video)

The second day of AWB's cross-state Manufacturing Week Bus Tour started in Port Angeles and a visit to the new Composite Recycling Technology...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
August 9, 2018

Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton to share perspective on Supreme Court at AWB Federal Affairs Summit

AWB's Federal Affairs Summit on Aug. 14 will feature six current members of Congress -- as well as a discussion with a distinguished elde...
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July 26, 2018

Grow Here campaign named a finalist for PR News Platinum Award

AWB's work to highlight the remarkable stories of Washington employers has earned some important notice of its own. The 2017 AWB Grow Here campaign...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
July 20, 2018

Ex-Im Bank moves toward full strength after Senate hearing on key nominee

There was progress this week in the effort to get the Export-Import Bank fully functional. Kimberly Reed, of West Virginia, the administration's...
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July 11, 2018

Career-connected learning takes the stage as Workforce Board visits AWB

Employers can shape the future of workforce development in Washington -- but they need to be engaged....
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
April 27, 2018

At 25th annual Worker Memorial Ceremony, a shared commitment to safety

A solemn bell of remembrance rang 65 times on Thursday, as leaders from business and labor read the names of every Washington worker who die...
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April 12, 2018

'Miracle on the Hudson' pilot Capt. Sully Sullenberger to give Spring Meeting keynote

AWB's Spring Meeting will feature an iconic leader, Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot whose "Miracle on the Hudson" captivated the world and wa...
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March 2, 2018

Senate resolution honors SEL's 'integrity, creativity and community service'

Just three months after it was named AWB's 2017 Employer of the Year, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories was honored with a Senate resolution this...
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December 3, 2017

Holiday Kids' Tree ceremony kicks off the Christmas season

An Olympia holiday tradition came to life on Friday with the lighting of the 29th annual AWB Holiday Kids' Tree....
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August 15, 2017

Alaffia takes 'Grow Here' message to international stage at trade conference

AWB member Olowo-n’djo Tchala returned to his home country of Togo last week to talk about how his Tumwater-based business, Alaffia, is doing goo...
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