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2018 Major Employers List Press Release

259 Qualify as Pierce County’s Major Employers in 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2018 – Tacoma, WA The Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County has published its 2018 Major Employers…
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September 2018 briefs

Port of Tacoma celebrates 100 years This year marks a big birthday for the Port of Tacoma, and celebrating is definitely in order. The port grew from a vision (and 1918…
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Welcome TPU Director Jackie Flowers

Jackie Flowers takes the helm at TPU The EDB welcomes Jackie Flowers, new director of Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU). Flowers took the helm Aug. 1. She’s the first woman to be permanently appointed…
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Pierce County represents at Farnborough Airshow

Pierce County delegation touts region at Farnborough Airshow The EDB and other representatives of Pierce County took to the skies last month to attend the 2018 Farnborough Airshow, July 16-22, in Hampshire,…
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NewCold, a successful EDB recruitment

“Thank you to the City of Tacoma. They have been extremely helpful and welcoming to us. They want us here.”  -Joe Bundrant, CEO, Trident Seafoods We’ve been talking about NewCold for…
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Working together to land Boeing’s next plane

Choose Washington effort launched to win Boeing 797 Washington State is making its case to land the design, production and assembly of the next great Boeing airplane. On December 20, Governor Jay Inslee launched the Choose…
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