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November 6, 2018

Get ready for Paid Family and Medical Leave program with employer toolkit

The first phase of the statewide Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program begins Jan. 1. That's when the state will begin collect...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
November 1, 2018

AWB's 2018 Rural Jobs Summit to focus on revitalizing rural communities

America has more than 7 million open jobs right now, a story that’s generated lots of headlines around the country. But thi...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
October 25, 2018

Voters get their say on Nov. 6: I-1631's energy tax and control of the Legislature loom large

Ballots are in the mail, and many are already marked and on the way to be counted for this year's general election on Nov....
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
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...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
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...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
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...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
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...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
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...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
October 8, 2018

National Manufacturing Day highlights job creators that drive Washington’s economy

Sparks flew and machines roared at Alcoa’s aluminum smelter on Friday, when AWB visited the men and women that drive Washington’s economy as pa...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
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