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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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Port of Tacoma seeks to deepen waterways

Port of Tacoma looks to dig deep Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recently took the critical first step to usher in some of the biggest ships in North America to the Port of…
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Downtown Lakewood has a plan

Where’s downtown Lakewood? That’s a question City of Lakewood officials have pondered for a while now, which is why they’ve set course to develop a true urban core. Approaching its 23rd year…
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July 2018 Briefs

James Hardie: EDB recruitment success, then and now In the Frederickson corporate offices of James Hardie Building Products Inc., the framed front page of the September 1997 issue of Teamwork hanging in the…
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June 2018 Briefs

Action Item: Take the U.S. Economic Census Information gathered may help grow your business The Economic Census is the U.S. Government’s official five-year measure of American business and the economy. It’s conducted…
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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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Northwest Seaport Alliance pumps up trade

Icons of Infrastructure features Ports of Tacoma, Seattle The Partnership Of Seattle And Tacoma Ports  – Called The Northwest Seaport Alliance – Is Positioning Itself As A Major Trading Post…
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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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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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