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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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Tool Gauge

Business retention and expansion is a key pillar of the EDB’s work.  Tool Gauge had been operating for more than 50 years and is working with the EDB as it…
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Teamwork: New projects on the horizon

August happenings: new projects breaking ground and opening doors There’s a lot going on in and around Tacoma-Pierce County. Here are three significant events that happened in August: Tacoma’s skyline…
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Tacoma’s Jesse Co. rocks heavy metal

If it’s big, complex, and made of metal, Tacoma’s Jesse Co. will take it on Tacoma-based metal fabricator and machinery producer Jesse Co. recently delivered the superstructure of a 144-car…
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Pierce County just keeps growing

Biggest jump in workforce in 24 years In its July 2017 Employment Report, WorkForce Central reported a significant increase in Pierce County’s labor force. The largest single-month increase in two-and-a-half…
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Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib visits EDB

EDB hosts Lt. Governor for economic listening tour The Lt. Governor spent Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Pierce County, visiting Tacoma, Lakewood, and Parkland, as part of his continued economic…
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Pierce County welcomes Mitsui-Soko (U.S.A.) Inc.

Congratulations on your first Northwest facility, strategically located in Frederickson, Pierce County, Washington State, USA. On August 10, 2017, Mitsui-Soko (U.S.A.) Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its Frederickson facility, the…
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