Collecting stories of Pierce County businesses coming together and meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.


These Pierce County businesses are sharing their thoughts, programs, and manufacturing stories through our #TestimonialTuesday programs seen across the EDB’s social media platforms.



Tech and web development company SiteCrafting is sharing its expertise with the community!

In addition to their regular work of assisting businesses with their website and eCommerce needs, Sitecrafting has created a FREE Thrive Guide filled with tips and checklists to get you started online and stay connected with your customers.

Get your free copy of the Sitecrafting Thrive Guide here!

Find out more about how SiteCrafting can help with your website and eCommerce needs at



Ocho Consulting


Tech company Ocho Consulting is helping other Pierce companies through free business and executive coaching seminars.

Quickly learn skills that can help you and your employees work through this time together with one of Ocho Coaching’s free courses.

Sign up for one of the free online courses here!

Find out more about Ocho Consulting’s Team



Heritage Distilling Company


Heritage Distilling Company, Inc saw a need in the community and pivoted their manufacturing to answer the call for hand sanitizer in our community.

Sanitizer is available for purchase in the tasting rooms (open 12-7pm daily) as well as online. You can find out more about the program, purchase your own, and purchase to donate to organizations in need right here.

Heritage Distilling is working hard to keep up with demand, so keep checking their website for updates on inventory!

To learn more about Heritage Distilling Co, their hand sanitizer and other products, head to their website



McConkey Company


Family-owned McConkey Company has been a part of the Pierce County manufacturing community for over 56 years.

Seeing the need for PPE equipment regionally and across the US, McConkey has pivoted a portion of its manufacturing team to create 20,000 face shields a week. Read The News Tribune story here.

Find out more about McConkey Company and their amazing horticultural goods manufactured in Sumner at






You can follow our #TestimonialTuesday program weekly on our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter!


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