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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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October 2018 briefs

Have 50 or more employees? Let us know soon There’s still time to be included in the EDB’s 2018 Major Employers List. The list includes companies with 100 or more full-time…
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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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Godzilla cranes change Port of Tacoma landscape

Even a snowstorm couldn’t dampen the impressive and much-anticipated arrival of four massive super-post-Panamax cranes in Commencement Bay Feb. 23. At 295 feet tall, the high-capacity cranes are designed to handle cargo…
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Northwest Now: Pierce County Economy

EDB President & CEO Bruce Kendall on KBTC’s Northwest Now Each week Northwest Now explores the current events and community issues that matter most to our region’s inhabitants.  On January…
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2017 Major Employers list tells the story

Jobs are growing in Tacoma-Pierce County Major employers add thousands to payroll  in 2017 The trend we’ve seen since 2014 continues. Pierce County job numbers are on the rise across…
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2017 Major Employers of Pierce County

December 7, 2017 – Tacoma, WA 248 Qualify as Pierce County Major Employers The Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County has published its 2017 Major Employers List – a list…
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EDB investors trek to Frederickson

EDB investors get rare look inside Boeing Frederickson plant In October a group of about 40 leaders representing Tacoma-Pierce County business, manufacturing, education, health care and government donned visitor badges…
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Biotech emerging in Pierce County

RAIN, Geneva Foundation emerging biotech presence The news from Revalesio is big, and it’s just one example of an emerging biotech focus in Tacoma-Pierce County. Two Tacoma-based nonprofits are also…
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